Little known to many, peaches originated in Chinaapproximately 2000 B.C. The scientific name for peaches, Prunus persica, originated from an early European belief that peaches came fromPersia (nowIran). In fact they were brought over on the Silk Road from Asia to the Greater Mesopotamia andMediterranean regions before Christian times.
This just in! June is Fresh Fruit Month! That’s right; you can celebrate a month of fresh fruit and vegetables by adding a tasty fruit to each meal. Whether it’s as a main course, side dish or a tasty dessert, fruit is a great part of your diet. Below are five ideas on adding tasty fruit into your day. Enjoy!