Peaches are the round fruit of Prunus persica trees. While the same species as nectarines, peaches are characterized by a fuzz on the skin. The peel varies from white to dark orange-red, the flesh from white to deep yellow-orange, and peaches may be clingstone or freestone, describing how the flesh clings to the inner pit.

Health considerations

Peaches are a source of vitamin C, B vitamins, and potassium.

Keep in mind

Peaches have a thin skin and consumers should be aware of pesticide contamination risk.

May be found in

Purees, canned fruit, desserts, frozen desserts, compotes


Self Nutrition Data

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