Almonds are delicious and good for you! They are rich in calcium, protein and Vitamin E, dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals. They have the lowest amount of saturated fats of any nuts. Almonds, as well as walnuts, have been linked to lowering cholesterol. Our almonds are from California, where almost all the U.S. crop is grown. Almonds have been cultivated for many years, beginning in the Middle East. Almonds are mentioned as far back as the Bible.