South Carolina: the Peach State?

Did you know that South Carolina is the second largest producer of peaches by weight? The largest? Well it is not the state that proclaims itself the “Peach State”: Georgia. The largest producer of peaches in the U.S.? California. Georgia is third.

Peach production by weight:
  • California: 815,000 tons
  • South Carolina: 90,000 tons
  • Georgia: 40,000 tons
Source: GSA Business.