Because there’s been a rush of capital into almond production – as capital seeks hard assets like agricultural land in the age of NIRP – resulting in a massive Californian overproduction of almonds. Despite the Californian drought. Here in Germany, Cali almonds are now half as expensive per gram as Turkish hazelnuts. Should be similar all over the Western world. Check it out at your supermarket.
They make a great snack to chew on to coffee and last way longer than carbohydrate laden snacks because you don’t get the Insulin rollercoaster.