P is for Perfect Peaches!
The season is NOW if you want to snack on these perfect peaches!
According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, in 2008, Egypt ranked #8 worldwide in their production of peaches and nectarines, growing 399,416 MT (metric ton = 1,000 kilograms). China is the world’s top producer and also where this fruit originates.
And according to this Good Food Guide website, Egypt exports at least 4 different varieties to the UK in April and May – Florida Prince, Tropic Prince, Florida Star, and Ruby Crest. Unfortunately, I’m not sure what variety we have at our grocers here in Dahab, but as long as they’re yummy it doesn’t really matter, does it? 🙂