August is New Jersey Peach Month!

August is New Jersey Peach Month, and growers are reporting a good season, with strong crops, despite the April freeze, and, expectations are that peaches will be available well into September (Send a peach to school with your child this fall ! :) Click 'Read more' for latest news, peach facts and stats!:)

Pick Your Own Peaches!



Finally, after the vagaries of our spring weather, New Jersey’s own, locally grown peaches are hitting the markets, and the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council is celebrating this healthy, delicious fruit throughout the State at farmer's markets, supermarkets, and restaurants. This year, nutritionists and dietitians in supermarkets will be doing demos and tastings of peaches in a variety of healthy dishes, from breakfast to dessert and in between.  

New NJPPC Website

The New Jersey Peach Promotion Council announces their newly re-designed website. It's responsive to any standard size screen and device.

“Now peach shoppers can find the nearest growers, retailers and shippers of Jersey peaches from their smart phones, as well as from desktops, laptops and notebooks,” says Santo John Maccherone, chair of the Council.

2016 Peach Buyer's Guide Dedication

The dedication of the New Jersey Peach Buyers Guide for 2016 was recently announced by Santo John Maccherone, Chair of the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council, to Larchmont Farms and its owners, Charles Haines and Tom Dunn. Tom and Charles are the 11th generation Haines family owners of Larchmont Farms, located in Elmer, New Jersey.

2016 Peach Buyer's Guide Now Available

Glassboro, NJ (June 7, 2016) The 2016 edition of the New Jersey Peach Buyers Guide is now available from the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council. This year’s guide is 64 pages with information for prospective wholesale and retail buyers on where and how to buy and handle New Jersey peaches and nectarines.

Steady Supply of Peaches in Next Few Months

New Jersey peach growers expect a steady supply of peaches this summer, following a normal ripening pattern with the first peaches ready for harvest in late June.

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