These California grown almonds are a wholesome and delicious nut. Almonds are high in protein, calcium and zinc, and also contain significant amounts of fiber, vitamin E, folate, calcium and other vitamins and minerals. Studies reveal that almonds, a diabetes friendly food, can lower the risk of heart disease and bad cholesterol. These almonds are roasted in cottonseed oil and have no salt added. Roasted almonds have a shelf life of about eight weeks if kept in an airtight container at room temperature. Pop them in the oven for 5 minutes for the freshest flavor and extra crunch.