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Georgia State Fruit

Ripe peaches on the tree; photo by Steve Adams on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works).

Official State Fruit of Georgia

Georgia designated the peach as the official state fruit in 1995 (Georgia also recognizes a state vegetable, a state crop, and an official prepared food). All State Foods

Georgia's nickname is "The Peach State" because of its reputation for producing the highest quality fruit. Georgia-grown peaches are recognized for their superior flavor, texture, appearance and nutritious qualities - a peach is featured on the U.S. Mint's Georgia quarter.