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 &
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]
Florida State pie Key lime pie Key limepie.jpg 2006 [5]
State fruit Orange OrangeBloss wb.jpg 2005
Georgia State prepared food Grits Grits 1.jpg [6]
State fruit Peach Flavorcrest peaches.jpg [citation needed]
State vegetable Vidalia Sweet Onion Sweet onions 1.jpg [citation needed]
Idaho State food Potato Potato and cross section.jpg [citation needed]
State fruit Huckleberry Bog huckleberry.jpg 2000
Illinois State snack food Popcorn Popcorn02.jpg [7]
State fruit GoldRush Apple (Malus xdomestica) 95apple.jpeg 2007[7]
Kentucky State fruit Blackberry Blackberry fruits10.jpg 2004[8]
Louisiana State fruit Strawberry Strawberry444.jpg 1980
State jellies Mayhaw jelly
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[9]
State fruit Wild blueberry Blueberries.jpg 1991
State soft drink Moxie Moxiecan.jpg 2005[10]
State treat Whoopie pie Whoopie pie with dusting of confectioner's sugar.jpg 2011[9]
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 fruit Cranberry Cranberry bog.jpg [citation needed]
State muffin Corn muffin Corn bread muffins 1 copy.jpg [11]
State bean Baked navy bean Snijboon peulen Phaseolus vulgaris.jpg [12]
State dessert Boston cream pie Bostoncreampie.jpg [13]
State cookie Chocolate chip cookie Chocolate chip cookies.jpg [14]
State doughnut Boston cream doughnut Boston cream doughnut bisected.jpg [15]
Minnesota State fruit Honeycrisp apple Honeycrisp.jpg 2006 [16]
State grain Wild rice WildRice23.jpg 1977 [16]
State muffin Blueberry muffin Muffin NIH.jpg 1988 [16]
State mushroom Morel Smardz-Morchella-Ejdzej-2006.jpg 1984 [16]
State dessert Ice cream Chocolate ice cream.jpg
New Hampshire State fruit Pumpkin Pumpkins.jpg [17]
State vegetable White Potato Potato and cross section.jpg 2013[18]
New Jersey State fruit Highbush Blueberry Vaccinium corymbosum Beeren.jpg 2004[19]
State vegetable Jersey Tomato Bright red tomato and cross section02.jpg 2005[20]
New Mexico State cookie Bizcochito Biscochitos at the State Capitol, Santa Fe NM.jpg 1989[21][22]
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 [23]
State fruit Apple 95apple.jpeg [citation needed]
State snack Yogurt Obstjoghurt01.jpg [24]
North Carolina State blue berry Blueberry Blueberries.jpg 2001[25]
State red berry Strawberry Strawberry444.jpg 2001[25]
State fruit Scuppernong Grape Muscadines.Scuppernongs.jpg 2001[25]
State vegetable Sweet potato 5aday sweet potato.jpg 1995[25]
North Dakota State fruit Chokecherry Prunus virginiana.jpg 2007
Ohio State fruit Tomato Bright red tomato and cross section02.jpg 2009[26]
State candy Buckeyes Buckeyes Peanut Butter Balls.jpg
Oklahoma State meal Barbecued pork Pork steaks cooking-1.jpg 1988[27][28]
State meal Chicken fried steak CountryFriedSteak.jpg 1988[27][28]
State meal Sausages and gravy Reunion sausages dsc07796.jpg 1988[27][28]
State meal Fried okra Bucket of raw okra pods.jpg 1988[27][28]
State meal Squash YellowSquash.jpg 1988[27][28]
State meal Grits Grits, served with a waffle. 1988[27][28]
State vegetable Corn Zea mays.jpg 1988[27][28]
State bean Black-eyed peas Black-eyed-pea-closeup.jpg 1988[27][28]
State treat Cornbread Skillet cornbread 1.jpg 1988[27][28]
State dessert Pecan pie Pecan pie slice.jpg 1988[27][28]
State fruit Strawberries Strawberry444.jpg 1988[27][28][29]
State vegetable Watermelon Vampire watermelon.jpg 2007[29]
Oregon State fruit Pear Pears.jpg [30]
State mushroom Pacific Golden Chanterelle Chanterelle Cantharellus cibarius.jpg [30]
State nut Hazelnut (Filbert) Corylus avellana.jpg [30]
Pennsylvania State Cookie Chocolate Chip Cookie 6cookies.JPG [31]
Rhode Island State drink Coffee milk Autocrat3.jpg [32]
State fruit Rhode Island Greening Apple Rhode Island Greening Apple outside.jpg [citation needed]
South Carolina State fruit Peach Flavorcrest peaches.jpg 1984[33]
State Vegetable Collard Greens Collard-Greens-Bundle.jpg [34]
State snack food Boiled peanuts Boiled peanut.jpg 2006[35]
South Dakota State dessert Kuchen Streuselkuchen7.jpg 2000[36]
State bread Frybread Frybread.jpg 2005[37]
Tennessee State fruit Tomato Bright red tomato and cross section02.jpg 2003
Texas State bread Pan de campo 2005[38]
State dish Chili con carne Bowl of chili.jpg 1977[38]
State fruit Texas Red Grapefruit Citrus paradisi (Grapefruit, pink) white bg.jpg 1993[38]
State health nut Native pecan Pecan-nuts-on-tree.jpg 2001[38]
State pastries Sopaipilla
Sopaipilla.jpg 2003-2005 [38]
State pepper Jalapeño Jalapenyo.jpg 1995[38]
State native pepper Chiltepin Chiltepin mexico sonora.jpg 1997[38]
State snack Tortilla chips
Mission Tortilla Triangles.JPG
State vegetable Sweet onion Sweet onions 1.jpg 1997[38]
Utah State fruit Cherry Cherries summerland.jpg 1997[39]
State historic vegetable Sugar beet SugarBeet.jpg 2002[40]
State snack food Jell-O Day 18 - Still Eating The Green Jello (gifrancis).jpg 2001[41]
State vegetable Spanish sweet onion Sweet onions 1.jpg 2002[40]
Vermont State fruit Apple 95apple.jpeg 1999[42]
State pie Apple pie Apple pie.jpg 1999[43]
Virginia State muffin Blueberry muffin 1989[44]
State dessert Ice cream 2007[45]
Washington State fruit Apple 95apple.jpeg 1989[44]
State vegetable Walla Walla sweet onion Sweet onions 1.jpg 2007[45]
West Virginia State fruit Golden Delicious apple Golden delicious apple.jpg [citation needed]
State fruit Cranberry (vaccinium macrocarpon) Cranberry bog.jpg 2003[46]
State grain [corn] (Zea mays) Zea mays.jpg 1989[47]
State muffin Cranberry muffin [citation needed]
State pastry Kringle Kringle.jpeg 2013[48]


  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. ^ "SB 676 - Official State Pie Key Lime". Retrieved March 31, 2011. 
  6. ^ "State Prepared Food". Georgia Secretary of State. 
  7. ^ a b 5 ILCS 460/ State Designations Act
  8. ^ "Kentucky State Symbols". Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives. March 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-02. 
  9. ^ a b Associated Press (21 April 2011). "It's the law: Whoopie pie official 'treat'". Portland Press Herald. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  10. ^
  11. ^ M.G.L. - Chapter 2, Section 28
  12. ^ M.G.L. - Chapter 2, Section 38
  13. ^ M.G.L. - Chapter 2, Section 41
  14. ^ M.G.L. - Chapter 2, Section 42
  15. ^ M.G.L. - Chapter 2, Section 51
  16. ^ a b c d Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
  17. ^ HB 1111
  18. ^ HB 535
  19. ^ Invalid input Legislative Histories | Law Library
  20. ^ Karen Ann Quinlan Out, Tomato In As New Jersey State Vegetable - Hit & Run :
  21. ^ State Flag, Seal & Symbols :: New Mexico Tourism Department
  22. ^ "New Mexico Secretary of State: KID'S Corner". Retrieved 2009-05-09. 
  23. ^ I LOVE NEW YORK - The Official New York State Tourism Website
  24. ^
  25. ^ a b c d "Official State Symbols of North Carolina". North Carolina State Library (State of North Carolina). Retrieved 2008-01-26. 
  26. ^
  27. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Field Notes: Importing the State Meal of Oklahoma
  28. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Oklahoma State Icons". Oklahoma Department of Libraries. Retrieved 2007-05-11. 
  29. ^ a b Weaver, Matthew (2007-04-18). "It's a scandal: Oklahoma declares watermelon a vegetable". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 2010-05-11. 
  30. ^ a b c Oregon State symbols | Oregon Encyclopedia - Oregon History and Culture
  31. ^ "Pennsylvania State Beverage - Chocolate Chipwebsite=State Symbols USA". Retrieved July 7, 2014. |
  32. ^ Retrieved July 10, 2014.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  33. ^ South Carolina, State of (1984). "S.C. Code of Laws, SECTION 1-1-680. Official State fruit.". Retrieved 2007-07-15. 
  35. ^ South Carolina, State of (2006). "S.C. Code of Laws, SECTION 1-1-682. Official state snack food.". Retrieved 2007-07-15. 
  36. ^ South Dakota Facts
  37. ^ Legislature on Frybread
  38. ^ a b c d e f g h i State Symbols - Texas State Library
  39. ^ Utah State Fruit - Cherry from "Pioneer: Utah's Online Library" page. Retrieved on 2008-09-08
  40. ^ a b Utah State Vegetables - Spanish Sweet Onion and Sugar Beet from "Pioneer: Utah's Online Library" page. Retrieved on 2008-09-08
  41. ^ Utah Legislature SR0005
  42. ^ 1 V.S.A. § 513
  43. ^ 1 V.S.A. § 512.
  44. ^ a b RCW 1.20.035 (1989 c 354 § 63.)
  45. ^ a b RCW § 1.20.140 (2007 c 137 § 1.)
  46. ^ "Wisconsin State Symbols"
  47. ^ "Wisconsin State Symbols". State of Wisconsin. Retrieved 2011-12-19. 
  48. ^ "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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