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What's so special about The Peach Truck peaches?

The Peach Truck peaches are grown, picked, and packed with love and skill on small family farms in the South.  All of The Peach Truck peaches are grown in the United States. Grocery store peaches have a long journey between a farm to the shelf to you

Why are The Peach Truck peaches so much better than grocery store peaches?

The Peach Truck peaches surpass grocery store peaches because they are just hours off the tree when we ship them.  Additionally, they’re picked when they’re ripe, and not a second before. Grocery store peaches can spend many, many days in distributio

Where are your peaches grown?

The Peach Truck peaches are grown, picked, and packed with love and skill on small family farms in the South.  All of our peaches are grown in the United States.

Are your peaches Freestone peaches?

Freestone peaches are typically picked in late June. The first peaches of the season are Clingstone peaches, meaning the flesh of the fruit clings fully to the pit. In early June we transition to Semi-Clings peaches, meaning the flesh of the peach co

What is peach conditioning?

Conditioning is the process of getting your tree-ripe peach to your desired softness. For proper conditioning, we recommend you keep your fresh peaches out of the refrigerator. Simply admire them on your counter until they reach your desired softness

Why are my peaches firm?

Don't worry - they weren't picked too early! We pick all of our peaches when they are tree-ripe, so they need a little time to condition at home before they're soft and ready to enjoy. This usually takes just a few days, but every peach is different.

Will the peaches be ripe when I get them?

We pick our peaches when they are tree-ripe, carefully pack them into boxes, and send them on their journey to you all in the same day. Whether you get peaches in Nashville, on Tour, or delivered to your door, they should be firm when you receive the

Can I refrigerate my peaches?

It's important to let the peaches condition at room temperature before you store them in the refrigerator. You know your peaches are done conditioning if they give a little when lightly squeezed. At that point, you can store them in the fridge for ab

How long do fresh peaches keep?

Generally, conditioned peaches will last for 3-4 days on the counter, slightly longer in the fridge, and they can be frozen for an extended time.  In order for your peaches to condition properly, do not place them in the refrigerator if they are sti

How do I freeze peaches?

Freezing peaches is one of the easiest ways to preserve the flavors of summer. The freezing method also locks in the fresh peach flavors, so they’re ready to quickly thaw and bless your taste buds throughout the year. For best results, you’ll want to

What variety of peaches do you grow?

We harvest over 40 varieties of peaches each summer and we pack and deliver whatever variety is ready to be picked. We work closely with our farmers to select the best varieties for our customers.  Are they Freestones? We have Clingstone peaches in t

What would I do with a whole box of peaches?

The possibilities are endless! We recently launched The Peach Truck Cookbook with 100 delicious recipes for all things peach. We also have freezing and canning instructions, and loads of fantastic recipes available on this page: thepeachtruck.com/rec

My peaches are firm.

Rest assured they weren't picked too early, and we didn't send you peach-shaped rocks by mistake. We pick all of our peaches when they are tree-ripe, so they need a little time to condition at home before they're soft and ready to enjoy. This usually

My peaches are soft.

We expect our peaches to be firm when they reach you, but sometimes the heat of summer can expedite the conditioning process and soften the peaches ahead of schedule. We consider peaches to be soft once they give a little when gently squeezed. If tha

My peaches have some bruises.

Anyone who picks and packs The Peach Truck peaches has been trained to take great care handling the fruit. Sometimes bruises can develop because of the weight of the peaches pressing on each other in our larger boxes, or because of a bumpy ride in tr

My peaches are overripe.

We pick our peaches at their peak freshness, but the heat of transit can sometimes take the conditioning process a little too far. If any of your peaches are overripe, spoiled, or rotten when they arrive, please contact our Community Experience team

My peaches are not the size or color I expected.

We celebrate the differences of our varieties! Your peaches may be more red, yellow, or green on the outside than what you're used to receiving, even in previous orders from The Peach Truck. They may be smaller or even come in a range of sizes within

My peaches are juicy but they aren't sweet.

Because we grow so many varieties, our peaches come in a range of sweet and tart flavors. If the peaches are juicy and delicious but a little more tart than you're used to, we're glad you get to try a new kind of peach! If your peaches taste unpleasa

There's something wrong with my peaches.

We hold ourselves to a high standard, but sometimes we fall short of picking and delivering the perfect peach. Working with a fragile natural product is a joyful adventure, and we'll always take care of you if there's an issue with your peaches. We i