It seems that California's serious drought won't stop almonds from making their way onto store shelves. Sales of almond milk are booming, according to Bevnet: WhiteWave recently reported that sales of Silk Almondmilk shot up by 52 percent in the first four months of 2014, compared to the previous period in 2013.

With almonds' delicate flavor and ample health benefits, it's no wonder manufacturers are incorporating this supernut into everything from milks to cookies. This infographic shows how and why almonds are climbing to the top of the ladder in the food world.