CORNERING THE MARKET Blue Diamond Unveils New Almond Protein Powder Blue Diamond ’s first new major product of 2020 showcases the latest innovation offering consumers 100 percent pure almond protein. Blue Diamond Almond ® Protein Powder launched exclusively through Amazon and comes in three flavors — Dark Chocolate, Vanilla, and Unsweetened. Each serving has 20 grams of protein and is made with: • 100% pure almond protein • Five simple ingredients or less • No artificial flavors • No added sugar Its versatility gives consumers the option to enjoy a variety of wholesome, plant-based foods like smoothies, oatmeal, and baked goods. Blue Diamond Almond ® Protein Powder supports a holistic approach to well-being to make people feel great inside and out. The co-op has been committed to showcasing the benefits of almonds in innovative ways and our goal is to set a new standard for clean, healthy, plant-based products. Blue Diamond Almond ® Protein Powder doesn’t use masking ingredients like other protein powders, giving it a pure and clean taste. The extra-fine texture is smooth enough for any application. Blue Diamond Almond ® Protein Powder is available for purchase on Amazon at www.amazon.com/Blue- Diamond-Almonds-Protein-Vanilla/dp/B083F86RCQ, Blue Diamond ’s online store at bluediamondstore.com, and at Blue Diamond ’s three California-based retail Nut & Gift Shops located in Sacramento, Chico, and Salida. Plant-based options have increased significantly in recent years and many companies, both big and small, are innovating fast to capture consumer interest and retailer acceptance. As leaders in almond innovation, Blue Diamond is elevating the focus of our innovation agenda to continue bringing the benefits of almonds in new and exciting ways. —Maya Erwin, Vice President of Innovation for Blue Diamond Growers 2 0 A L M O N D F A C T S