Whole blanched almonds are white without the skin. Almonds are best known to be high in protein, calcium and zinc. Almonds also contain significant amounts of fiber, vitamin E, folate, calcium and other vitamins and minerals. Studies reveal that almonds can lower the risk of heart disease and bad cholesterol and is definately a diabetis friendly food The almonds flesh is white in color and they have been blanched to have their skins removed. The size of the blanched almonds are 23/25. These blanched almonds also make for an excellent baking ingredient or just a great way to snack healthy. The best way to store almonds are to keep them in the fridge or freezer and can be stored for up to a year.