Due to climate woes, Georgia has to pivot away from peaches

July 17, 2023

The Peach State lost more than 90% of this year’s crop after a February heat wave followed by two late-spring frosts. Their summertime staples Peaches & Cream and Georgia Peach Sorbet flavors debuted July 1, he said, but eat fast. Peach prices climbAunt Evelyn's Peach Cobbler, in Atlanta, Georgia, has had to turn to out-of-state peaches. Liella Foods, LLCYes, Georgia peach prices have zoomed, he said, to about $40 for a box wholesale, from the usual $17-$20. And in the meantime, Georgia peaches are selling like the Seinfeld-ian Macinkaw, a delicacy that Kramer described as “a miracle of nature, like the Aurora Borealis.”