New Zealand peaches are available from December to March.
Store at room temperature. Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.
Peaches are native to China and were first cultivated there 2400 years ago. They were carried along the old silk routes to Persia (Iran). The Persians passed the peach to the Romans with cultivation eventually spreading to Europe and the American continent.
Serving size: 1 peach - 138g
|Avg Quantity per serving||Avg Quantity per 100g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.75||0.54|
|- saturated (g)||0.068||0.049|
|- sugars (g)||10.07||7.3|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||2.57||1.86|
|Vitamin C (mg)||13.25||9.6|
|Vitamin E (mg)||1.77||1.28|
|Vitamin A Equiv. (µg)||109.93||79.66|
|Vitamin B6 (mg)||0.11||0.08|
Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research