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.
Peaches are a source of vitamin C, B vitamins, and potassium.
Peaches have a thin skin and consumers should be aware of pesticide contamination risk.
Purees, canned fruit, desserts, frozen desserts, compotes