List of U.S. state foods

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This is a list of official U.S. state foods:

State Food type Food name Image Year &
Citation
Alabama State nut Pecan Pecan-nuts-on-tree.jpg 1982[1]
State fruit Blackberry Blackberry fruits10.jpg 2004[2]
State tree fruit Peach Flavorcrest peaches.jpg 2006[3]
Arkansas State fruit/vegetable South Arkansas Vine Ripe Pink Tomato Bright red tomato and cross section02.jpg 1987[4]
State Grain Rice Rice p1160004.jpg 2007[4]
California State Fruit Avocado Persea americana fruit 2.JPG 2013 [5]
State Grain Rice White, Brown, Red & Wild rice.jpg 2013 [6]
State Nut Almond Mandel Gr 99.jpg 2013 [7]
State Vegetable Artichoke P8220094--CroppedImage.jpg 2013 [8]
Colorado State Pastry Cinnamon Roll -->
Connecticut State cookie Snickerdoodles -->
Delaware
Florida State pie Key lime pie Key limepie.jpg 2006 [9]
State fruit Orange OrangeBloss wb.jpg 2005
Georgia State prepared food Grits Grits 1.jpg [10]
State fruit Peaches Flavorcrest peaches.jpg [11]
State vegetable Vidalia Sweet Onion Sweet onions 1.jpg [12]
Idaho State food Potatoes Potato and cross section.jpg [13]
State fruit Huckleberry Bog huckleberry.jpg 2000
Illinois State snack food Popcorn Popcorn02.jpg [14]
State fruit GoldRush Apple (Malus xdomestica) 95apple.jpeg 2007[14]
Kentucky State fruit Blackberry Blackberry fruits10.jpg 2004[15]
Louisiana State fruit Strawberry Strawberry444.jpg 1980
State jellies Mayhaw jelly
and
Louisiana sugar cane jelly
Mayhaw jelly jar us state food crop.jpg 2003
State meat pie Natchitoches meat pie Natchitoches-meatpies-and-beans-rice.jpg 2003
State vegetable Sweet potato 5aday sweet potato.jpg 2003
Maine State dessert Blueberry pie made with wild Maine blueberries Best Blueberry Pie with Foolproof Pie Dough.jpg 2011[16]
State fruit Wild blueberry Blueberries.jpg 1991
State soft drink Moxie Moxiecan.jpg 2005[17]
State treat Whoopie pie Whoopie pie with dusting of confectioner's sugar.jpg 2011[16]
Maryland State food Blue crabs Blue crab on market in Piraeus - Callinectes sapidus Rathbun 20020819-317.jpg 1989
State dessert Smith Island Cake Smith island cake2009.jpg 2008
Massachusetts State berry Cranberry Cranberry bog.jpg [18]
State muffin Corn muffin Corn bread muffins 1 copy.jpg [19]
State bean Baked navy bean Snijboon peulen Phaseolus vulgaris.jpg [20]
State dessert Boston cream pie Bostoncreampie.jpg [21]
State cookie Chocolate chip cookie Chocolate chip cookies.jpg [22]
State doughnut Boston cream doughnut Boston cream doughnut bisected.jpg [23]
Minnesota State fruit Honeycrisp apple Honeycrisp.jpg 2006 [24]
State grain Wild rice WildRice23.jpg 1977 [24]
State muffin Blueberry muffin Muffin NIH.jpg 1988 [24]
State mushroom Morel Smardz-Morchella-Ejdzej-2006.jpg 1984 [24]
Missouri
State dessert Ice cream Chocolate ice cream.jpg
New Hampshire State fruit Pumpkin Pumpkins.jpg [25]
State vegetable White Potato Potato and cross section.jpg 2013[26]
New Jersey State fruit Northern highbush blueberry Vaccinium corymbosum Beeren.jpg 2004[27]
New Mexico State cookie Bizcochito Biscochitos at the State Capitol, Santa Fe NM.jpg 1989[28][29]
State vegetable Chiles Large Cayenne.jpg 1965
State vegetable Frijoles (refried beans) Refried beans-frijoles refritos.jpg 1965
New York State muffin Apple muffin Allison's Fine Baked Goods Apple Muffin 2010.jpg [30]
State fruit Apple 95apple.jpeg [31]
State snack Yogurt Obstjoghurt01.jpg 2014[32]
North Carolina State blue berry Blueberry Blueberries.jpg 2001[33]
State red berry Strawberry Strawberry444.jpg 2001[33]
State black berry Blackberry Black Butte blackberry.jpg 2001[33]
State fruit Scuppernong Grape Muscadines.Scuppernongs.jpg 2001[33]
State vegetable Sweet potato 5aday sweet potato.jpg 1995[33]
North Dakota State fruit Chokecherry Prunus virginiana.jpg 2007
Ohio State fruit Tomato Bright red tomato and cross section02.jpg 2009[34]
State candy Buckeyes Buckeyes Peanut Butter Balls.jpg
Oklahoma State meal Barbecued pork Pork steaks cooking-1.jpg 1988[35][36]
State meal Chicken fried steak CountryFriedSteak.jpg 1988[35][36]
State meal Sausages and gravy Reunion sausages dsc07796.jpg 1988[35][36]
State meal Fried okra Bucket of raw okra pods.jpg 1988[35][36]
State meal Squash YellowSquash.jpg 1988[35][36]
State meal Grits Grits, served with a waffle. 1988[35][36]
State vegetable Corn Zea mays.jpg 1988[35][36]
State bean Black-eyed peas Black-eyed-pea-closeup.jpg 1988[35][36]
State treat Cornbread Skillet cornbread 1.jpg 1988[35][36]
State dessert Pecan pie Pecan pie slice.jpg 1988[35][36]
State fruit Strawberries Strawberry444.jpg 1988[35][36][37]
State vegetable Watermelon Vampire watermelon.jpg 2007[37]
Oregon State fruit Pear Pears.jpg [38]
State mushroom Pacific Golden Chanterelle Chanterelle Cantharellus cibarius.jpg [38]
State nut Hazelnut (Filbert) Corylus avellana.jpg [38]
Pennsylvania State Cookie Chocolate Chip Cookie 6cookies.JPG [39]
Rhode Island State drink Coffee milk Autocrat3.jpg [40]
State fruit Rhode Island Greening Apple Rhode Island Greening Apple outside.jpg [41]
South Carolina State fruit Peach Flavorcrest peaches.jpg 1984[42]
State Vegetable Collard Greens Collard-Greens-Bundle.jpg [43]
State snack food Boiled peanuts Boiled peanut.jpg 2006[44]
South Dakota State dessert Kuchen Streuselkuchen7.jpg 2000[45]
State bread Frybread Frybread.jpg 2005[46]
Tennessee State fruit Tomato Bright red tomato and cross section02.jpg 2003
Texas State bread Pan de campo 2005[47]
State dish Chili con carne Bowl of chili.jpg 1977[47]
State fruit Texas Red Grapefruit Citrus paradisi (Grapefruit, pink) white bg.jpg 1993[47]
State health nut Native pecan Pecan-nuts-on-tree.jpg 2001[47]
State pastries Sopaipilla
and
Strudel
Sopaipilla.jpg 2003-2005 [47]
State pepper Jalapeño Jalapenyo.jpg 1995[47]
State native pepper Chiltepin Chiltepin mexico sonora.jpg 1997[47]
State snack Tortilla chips
and
salsa
Mission Tortilla Triangles.JPG
Mexico.Salsa.02.jpg
2003[47]
State vegetable Sweet onion Sweet onions 1.jpg 1997[47]
Utah State fruit Cherry Cherries summerland.jpg 1997[48]
State historic vegetable Sugar beet SugarBeet.jpg 2002[49]
State snack food Jell-O Day 18 - Still Eating The Green Jello (gifrancis).jpg 2001[50]
State vegetable Spanish sweet onion Sweet onions 1.jpg 2002[49]
Vermont State fruit Apple 95apple.jpeg 1999[51]
State pie Apple pie Apple pie.jpg 1999[52]
Virginia State muffin Blueberry muffin 1989[53]
State dessert Ice cream 2007[54]
Washington State fruit Apple 95apple.jpeg 1989[53]
State vegetable Walla Walla sweet onion Sweet onions 1.jpg 2007[54]
West Virginia State fruit Golden Delicious apple Golden delicious apple.jpg [citation needed]
Wisconsin
State fruit Cranberry (vaccinium macrocarpon) Cranberry bog.jpg 2003[55]
State grain Corn (Zea mays) Zea mays.jpg 1989[55]
State pastry Kringle Kringle.jpeg 2013[55][56]

Hawaii- state muffin- Coconut muffin

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official Alabama Nut". Alabama Emblems, Symbols and Honors. Alabama Department of Archives and History. 2001-07-12. Retrieved 2007-03-18. 
  2. ^ "State Fruit of Alabama". Alabama Emblems, Symbols and Honors. Alabama Department of Archives and History. 2004-08-30. Retrieved 2007-03-18. 
  3. ^ "State Tree Fruit of Alabama". Alabama Emblems, Symbols and Honors. Alabama Department of Archives and History. 2006-04-20. Retrieved 2007-03-18. 
  4. ^ a b Arkansas State Symbols, Emblems, Flag and Seal Mockingbird Apple Blossom Pine Tree
  5. ^ "California State Foods Named By Gavin Newsom". Retrieved April 25, 2013. 
  6. ^ "California State Foods Named By Gavin Newsom". Retrieved April 25, 2013. 
  7. ^ "California State Foods Named By Gavin Newsom". Retrieved April 25, 2013. 
  8. ^ "California State Foods Named By Gavin Newsom". Retrieved April 25, 2013. 
  9. ^ "SB 676 - Official State Pie Key Lime". Retrieved March 31, 2011. 
  10. ^ "State Prepared Food". Georgia Secretary of State. 
  11. ^ Ga. Code Ann. § 50-3-70 (West)
  12. ^ Ga. Code Ann. § 50-3-65 (West)
  13. ^ Idaho Code Ann. § 67-4511 (West)
  14. ^ a b 5 ILCS 460/ State Designations Act
  15. ^ "Kentucky State Symbols". Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives. March 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-02. 
  16. ^ a b Associated Press (21 April 2011). "It's the law: Whoopie pie official 'treat'". Portland Press Herald. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  17. ^ Maine.gov
  18. ^ Mass. Gen. Laws Ann. ch. 2, § 39 (West)
  19. ^ M.G.L. - Chapter 2, Section 28
  20. ^ M.G.L. - Chapter 2, Section 38
  21. ^ M.G.L. - Chapter 2, Section 41
  22. ^ M.G.L. - Chapter 2, Section 42
  23. ^ M.G.L. - Chapter 2, Section 51
  24. ^ a b c d Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
  25. ^ HB 1111
  26. ^ HB 535
  27. ^ N.J. Stat. Ann. § 52:9A-9 (West)
  28. ^ State Flag, Seal & Symbols :: New Mexico Tourism Department
  29. ^ "New Mexico Secretary of State: KID'S Corner". Retrieved 2009-05-09. 
  30. ^ I LOVE NEW YORK - The Official New York State Tourism Website
  31. ^ McKinney's State Law § 81
  32. ^ http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2014/05/06/after-lengthy-debate-ny-senate-oks-yogurt-as-state-snack/
  33. ^ a b c d e "Official State Symbols of North Carolina". North Carolina State Library (State of North Carolina). Retrieved 2008-01-26. 
  34. ^ http://www.ohio.com/news/break_news/42580847.html
  35. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Field Notes: Importing the State Meal of Oklahoma
  36. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Oklahoma State Icons". Oklahoma Department of Libraries. Retrieved 2007-05-11. 
  37. ^ a b Weaver, Matthew (2007-04-18). "It's a scandal: Oklahoma declares watermelon a vegetable". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 2010-05-11. 
  38. ^ a b c Oregon State symbols | Oregon Encyclopedia - Oregon History and Culture
  39. ^ "Pennsylvania State Beverage - Chocolate Chipwebsite=State Symbols USA". Retrieved July 7, 2014. |
  40. ^ http://www.ri.gov/facts/factsfigures.php. Retrieved July 10, 2014.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  41. ^ R.I. Gen. Laws Ann. § 42-4-13 (West)
  42. ^ South Carolina, State of (1984). "S.C. Code of Laws, SECTION 1-1-680. Official State fruit.". Retrieved 2007-07-15. 
  43. ^ South Carolina General Assembly. "AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-681 SO AS TO DESIGNATE COLLARD GREENS AS THE OFFICIAL STATE VEGETABLE". Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  44. ^ South Carolina, State of (2006). "S.C. Code of Laws, SECTION 1-1-682. Official state snack food.". Retrieved 2007-07-15. 
  45. ^ South Dakota Facts
  46. ^ Legislature on Frybread
  47. ^ a b c d e f g h i State Symbols - Texas State Library
  48. ^ Utah State Fruit - Cherry from pioneer.utah.gov "Pioneer: Utah's Online Library" page. Retrieved on 2008-09-08
  49. ^ a b Utah State Vegetables - Spanish Sweet Onion and Sugar Beet from pioneer.utah.gov "Pioneer: Utah's Online Library" page. Retrieved on 2008-09-08
  50. ^ Utah Legislature SR0005
  51. ^ 1 V.S.A. § 513
  52. ^ 1 V.S.A. § 512.
  53. ^ a b RCW 1.20.035 (1989 c 354 § 63.)
  54. ^ a b RCW § 1.20.140 (2007 c 137 § 1.)
  55. ^ a b c "Wisconsin State Symbols"
  56. ^ "Kringle becomes Wisconsin state pastry"
  • In some cases where a reference in the chart above refers to more than one food item, it will be listed only with the first food item.

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