Classic Belle of Georgia Organic White Peach. Unlike their yellow-fleshed cousins, white peaches (Prunus persica) boast a creamy pinkish-white flesh that is sweeter to taste and low in acidity. Because the peach tree is a self-fertilizing tree, white peaches occur in nature. Varieties of white peaches have been documented as early as the 1600s; however, these fruits grew in commercial popularity after the 1980s. Prior to the 1980s, farmers typically threw white peach varieties into the trash. Before these fruits became a commodity, farmers believed these easily-bruised, light colored peaches would not sell like the traditional yellow variety. In the 1980s, however, consumer tastes evolved to demand a sweeter, less acidic fruit. White peaches fit this description, and soon began selling at top prices. classic white peach variety is the "Belle of Georgia." This variety produces a hardy and reliable yield. The peaches are large and have a sweet quality that makes them perfect for dessert applications.
Health benefits of peach fruit include relief from hypokalemia, cancer, obesity, cholesterol, blood stasis and neurodegenerative diseases. It helps in maintaining healthy vision, skin care, nervous system, healthy bones, and teeth. It has anti-aging properties and also helps in detoxification, as well as improving digestion and cellular health. It has a wealth of essential nutrients and antioxidants which are valuable during pregnancy and it helps in strengthening the immune system.