Jersey Fresh Peaches on the Airwaves & Social Media

Glassboro, NJ (July 25, 2017) – Jersey-grown peaches are taking to the air this summer, with ad spots on radio and Facebook, and focusing on nutrition and flavor. The New Jersey Peach Promotion Council is airing spots on 11 radio stations covering most of New Jersey: WKXW (101.5), WFPG; WSJO, WJLK, WOBM AM, WOBM FM, WPUR, WCHR, WENJ, WADB, WDHA, and WMGQ

Jersey Peach Events!

Sharpen up your senses! Our New Jersey peaches have hit the market! Is there anything closer to heaven than a perfect Jersey peach? Bounteous supplies are available this season, with near-perfect color and sweetness; you can hardly find a more delicious treat …and, they’re nutritious -- they're like having dessert - with healthy benefits!

NJ Dept of Agriculture Projects a Large Peach Crop

[Trenton] - The New Jersey Department of Agriculture today reported that it projects its peach crop to be one of its largest in years.  “New Jersey’s crop of peaches are shaping up and will be available in abundance throughout the State,” said New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher. “We want produce retailers and buyers as well as consumers of Jersey Fresh produce to know that we anticipate having a plentiful supply of peaches.”

2017 Peach Pie Contest News!

New Jersey amateur peach pie baking contests are in their fifth season, and competitions are getting fierce! Winners of local competitions go on to compete for two grand prizes of $300 each – one in south Jersey, one in North Jersey. Contests and peach events are sponsored by the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council.

A Time Of Diversity for NJ Peaches and Nectarines

New peach and nectarine varieties give NJ growers the opportunity to garner more shelf space in retail establishments. They continue to make new plantings not only of the best varieties of yellow -fleshed peaches, but also flat peaches, white-fleshed peaches and nectarines. “New Jersey peach farmers are also growing not only peaches with traditional peach flavor, but new, sweet varieties with a sub-acid flavor,” said Jerry Frecon, Professor Emeritus, Rutgers University. 

NJ Peach Harvest Early

"The peach harvest was a few days earlier than normal and in gear the first week of July,” said Bob Von Rohr, Director of Marketing & Customer Relations at Sunny Valley International of Glassboro. Sunny Valley, one of the largest marketers of peaches in New Jersey, and a longtime member of the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council, is looking at a full crop, according to Mr. Von Rohr. “We have a winter and spring with moderate temperatures and plentiful moisture so our quality is looking excellent,” said Von Rohr.

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