Nectarines are the round fruit of Prunus persica trees. While the same species as peaches, nectarines have no fuzz on the skin. The peel varies from white to dark orange-red, the flesh from white to deep yellow-orange, and nectarines may be clingstone or freestone, describing how the flesh clings to the inner pit.

Health considerations

Nectarines are a source of vitamins E, C, A, and some B vitamins, as well as potassium and copper.

Keep in mind

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

May be found in

Purees, canned fruit, desserts, frozen desserts, compotes


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