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Our Story

Our roots run deep in the almond industry, serving businesses worldwide for over three decades, from entrepreneurs and chefs to global CPG brands.

As an independent, grower-owned, and vertically integrated almond processor, we can guarantee the safety and quality of our products, the sustainability of our methods, and the durability of our supply chains. We ensure all this while meeting our customers’ unique needs and delivering a hands-on, personalized business experience.
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Harris Woolf Almonds Company History

1973

The Harris Family Invests in Almonds

Harris Farms breaks ground on its first almond orchard.
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Harris Woolf Almonds Company History

1973

Jack Woolf Branches Out

Cotton farmer Jack Woolf diversifies into almonds, envisioning the future of almonds in California.
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Harris Woolf Almonds Company History

1989

Harris Woolf Almonds is Born

Harris and Woolf farms join forces to develop a local processing solution for their combined almond crops.
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Harris Woolf Almonds Company History

2005

Mazel Tov!

HWA earns its Kosher validation, the first of its many important food certifications.
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Harris Woolf Almonds Company History

2010

HWA Expands into Value-Added Products

Harris Woolf expands its California footprint and offers its first value-added products.
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Harris Woolf Almonds Company History

2010

Harris Woolf Embraces Organic

Harris Woolf runs its first organic volume, as recognized by California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF).
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Harris Woolf Almonds Company History

2012

Welcome to Our Robot Overlords!

Harris Woolf improves safety and accuracy on its production line by integrating robotics.
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Harris Woolf Almonds Company History

2015

Gold Medals in Safety

Harris Woolf Almonds facilities earn their Safe Quality Food (SQF) certification.
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Harris Woolf Almonds Company History

2016

It's Like Butter

Harris Woolf commissions its almond butter line, our first foray into the emerging plant-based sector.
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Harris Woolf Almonds Company History

2019

Lights, Camera, Sorting!

Harris Woolf cuts the ribbon on the industry's most advanced production line, adding optical sorting technology.
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Harris Woolf Almonds Company History

2020

Adding Almond Powder and Almond Oil

Harris Woolf introduces new products with the almond protein powder and almond oil lines.
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2021

Official B-Corp Certification

HWA makes its commitment to inclusive, equitable, and regenerative practices both formal and definitive.
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Harris Woolf Almonds Company History

2022

Grower Incentive Program

HWA launches its industry-leading Incentive Program that financially incentivizes growers who participate in sustainable and pollinator-friendly farming practices.
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2024

HWA Branches Out

While 'almonds' is in the name, Harris Woolf Almonds expands into the production of other nut butters, including pistachio, cashew, and hazelnut.

Our Growers



As a grower-owned facility, Harris Woolf Almonds understands the unique challenges farmers face each season. And we’re driven to provide exceptional service to the 200+ farms and farmers who entrust their harvest to our team. HWA was born as a company for growers, and that’s what we’ll remain.

We strive to lead the industry in providing growers with face-to-face transparency, agronomic advice, and market reports concerning international almond production. Whether it be in an orchard, over tacos, or through our app, we take the lead in growing connections with our growers.

The Highest Praise

Being a Harris Woolf grower means access to a dedicated team that prioritizes transparency, accessibility, and support. They are readily available to answer questions, discuss market trends, or assist with sustainability projects.
Jon Reiter, HWA Grower

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Built to Last SUSTAINABILITY

Since the 80's, Harris Woolf has been committed to finding new and sustainable ways to produce more using less. From our growers to our almond processing facilities, sustainability is integrated into everything we do.
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