Peach Nutrition News

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OSU Study* Highlights:

  • Vitamin C levels were found to be almost 4x higher in canned than fresh and retained those levels during a 3 month storage period
  • Folate levels were found to be 10x higher in canned than fresh and retained those levels during the storage period
  • Antioxidants were found to be 1.5x higher in canned than fresh and retained those levels during the storage period
  • Fresh and canned had comparable levels of Vitamin E

According to OSU, “The nutritional content of canned peaches has been shown in this study to be comparable to that of fresh.”

*Study  published in the February 2013 issue of the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture.