Shakes, snacks, lattes, and powders. This billion-dollar nut proves thirsty work for the Australian agriculture industry

  • 12 days ago
Seen as a healthy snack or a dairy alternative, Australians are turning to almonds like never before, and for the first time the home-grown crop looks set to crack the billion-dollar barrier. The growth of the industry is not just changing diets, it is also re-shaping Australian farms. But on such a dry continent there are questions about how such a thirsty crop came to be.