Peach and Nectarine
Peaches and nectarines are considered some of summer’s most delicious fruits. In recent decades, peaches and nectarines were one of the fruits exhibiting the most dynamic development of new varieties. Varieties may be classified as follows with respect to the key characteristics of the fruits: yellow and white-fleshed peaches, nectarines, and clingstones.
The European Union is the second-largest producer of peaches and nectarines in the world, while Greece ranks fifth in the global market. Greek peaches and nectarines possess quality and flavor features and aromas attributable to local soil and climate conditions.
- Maturation & availability: May – September