List of U.S. state foods

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

StateFood typeFood nameImageYear &
AlabamaState nutPecanPecan-nuts-on-tree.jpg1982[1]
State fruitBlackberryBlackberry fruits10.jpg2004[2]
State tree fruitPeachFlavorcrest peaches.jpg2006[3]
ArkansasState fruit/vegetableSouth Arkansas Vine Ripe Pink TomatoBright red tomato and cross section02.jpg1987[4]
State grainriceRice p1160004.jpg2007[4]
FloridaState pieKey lime pieKey limepie.jpg2006 [5]
State fruitOrangeOrangeBloss wb.jpg2005
GeorgiaState prepared foodGritsGrits 1.jpg[6]
State fruitPeachFlavorcrest peaches.jpg[7]
State vegetableVidalia Sweet OnionSweet onions 1.jpg[8]
IdahoState foodPotatoPotato and cross section.jpg[9]
State fruitHuckleberryBog huckleberry.jpg2000
IllinoisState snack foodPopcornPopcorn02.jpg[10]
State fruitGoldRush Apple (Malus xdomestica)95apple.jpeg2007[10]
KentuckyState fruitBlackberryBlackberry fruits10.jpg2004[11]
LouisianaState fruitStrawberryStrawberry444.jpg1980
State jelliesMayhaw jelly
Louisiana sugar cane jelly
Mayhaw jelly jar us state food crop.jpg2003
State meat pieNatchitoches meat pieNatchitoches-meatpies-and-beans-rice.jpg2003
State vegetableSweet potato5aday sweet potato.jpg2003
MaineState dessertBlueberry pie made with wild Maine blueberriesBest Blueberry Pie with Foolproof Pie Dough.jpg2011[12]
State fruitWild blueberryBlueberries.jpg1991
State soft drinkMoxieMoxiecan.jpg2005[13]
State treatWhoopie pieWhoopie pie with dusting of confectioner's sugar.jpg2011[12]
MarylandState foodBlue crabsBlue crab on market in Piraeus - Callinectes sapidus Rathbun 20020819-317.jpg1989
State dessertSmith Island CakeSmith island cake2009.jpg2008
MassachusettsState berryCranberryCranberry bog.jpg[14]
State muffinCorn muffinCorn bread muffins 1 copy.jpg[15]
State beanBaked navy beanSnijboon peulen Phaseolus vulgaris.jpg[16]
State dessertBoston cream pieBostoncreampie.jpg[17]
State cookieChocolate chip cookieChocolate chip cookies.jpg[18]
State doughnutBoston cream doughnutBoston cream doughnut bisected.jpg[19]
MinnesotaState fruitHoneycrisp appleHoneycrisp.jpg2006 [20]
State grainWild riceWildRice23.jpg1977 [20]
State muffinBlueberry muffinMuffin NIH.jpg1988 [20]
State mushroomMorelSmardz-Morchella-Ejdzej-2006.jpg1984 [20]
State dessertIce creamChocolate ice cream.jpg
New HampshireState fruitPumpkinPumpkins.jpg[21]
State vegetableWhite PotatoPotato and cross section.jpg2013[22]
New JerseyState fruitHighbush BlueberryVaccinium corymbosum Beeren.jpg2004[23]
New MexicoState cookieBizcochitoBiscochitos at the State Capitol, Santa Fe NM.jpg1989[24][25]
State vegetableChilesLarge Cayenne.jpg1965
State vegetableFrijoles (refried beans)Refried beans-frijoles refritos.jpg1965
New YorkState muffinApple muffinAllison's Fine Baked Goods Apple Muffin 2010.jpg[26]
State fruitApple95apple.jpeg[27]
State snackYogurtObstjoghurt01.jpg[28]
North CarolinaState blue berryBlueberryBlueberries.jpg2001[29]
State red berryStrawberryStrawberry444.jpg2001[29]
State fruitScuppernong GrapeMuscadines.Scuppernongs.jpg2001[29]
State vegetableSweet potato5aday sweet potato.jpg1995[29]
North DakotaState fruitChokecherryPrunus virginiana.jpg2007
OhioState fruitTomatoBright red tomato and cross section02.jpg2009[30]
State candyBuckeyesBuckeyes Peanut Butter Balls.jpg
OklahomaState mealBarbecued porkPork steaks cooking-1.jpg1988[31][32]
State mealChicken fried steakCountryFriedSteak.jpg1988[31][32]
State mealSausages and gravyReunion sausages dsc07796.jpg1988[31][32]
State mealFried okraBucket of raw okra pods.jpg1988[31][32]
State mealSquashYellowSquash.jpg1988[31][32]
State mealGritsGrits, served with a waffle.1988[31][32]
State vegetableCornZea mays.jpg1988[31][32]
State beanBlack-eyed peasBlack-eyed-pea-closeup.jpg1988[31][32]
State treatCornbreadSkillet cornbread 1.jpg1988[31][32]
State dessertPecan piePecan pie slice.jpg1988[31][32]
State fruitStrawberriesStrawberry444.jpg1988[31][32][33]
State vegetableWatermelonVampire watermelon.jpg2007[33]
OregonState fruitPearPears.jpg[34]
State mushroomPacific Golden ChanterelleChanterelle Cantharellus cibarius.jpg[34]
State nutHazelnut (Filbert)Corylus avellana.jpg[34]
PennsylvaniaState CookieChocolate Chip Cookie6cookies.JPG[35]
Rhode IslandState drinkCoffee milkAutocrat3.jpg[36]
State fruitRhode Island Greening AppleRhode Island Greening Apple outside.jpg[37]
South CarolinaState fruitPeachFlavorcrest peaches.jpg1984[38]
State VegetableCollard GreensCollard-Greens-Bundle.jpg[39]
State snack foodBoiled peanutsBoiled peanut.jpg2006[40]
South DakotaState dessertKuchenStreuselkuchen7.jpg2000[41]
State breadFrybreadFrybread.jpg2005[42]
TennesseeState fruitTomatoBright red tomato and cross section02.jpg2003
TexasState breadPan de campo2005[43]
State dishChili con carneBowl of chili.jpg1977[43]
State fruitTexas Red GrapefruitCitrus paradisi (Grapefruit, pink) white bg.jpg1993[43]
State health nutNative pecanPecan-nuts-on-tree.jpg2001[43]
State pastriesSopaipilla
Sopaipilla.jpg2003-2005 [43]
State pepperJalapeñoJalapenyo.jpg1995[43]
State native pepperChiltepinChiltepin mexico sonora.jpg1997[43]
State snackTortilla chips
Mission Tortilla Triangles.JPG
State vegetableSweet onionSweet onions 1.jpg1997[43]
UtahState fruitCherryCherries summerland.jpg1997[44]
State historic vegetableSugar beetSugarBeet.jpg2002[45]
State snack foodJell-ODay 18 - Still Eating The Green Jello (gifrancis).jpg2001[46]
State vegetableSpanish sweet onionSweet onions 1.jpg2002[45]
VermontState fruitApple95apple.jpeg1999[47]
State pieApple pieApple pie.jpg1999[48]
VirginiaState muffinBlueberry muffin1989[49]
State dessertIce cream2007[50]
WashingtonState fruitApple95apple.jpeg1989[49]
State vegetableWalla Walla sweet onionSweet onions 1.jpg2007[50]
West VirginiaState fruitGolden Delicious appleGolden delicious apple.jpg[citation needed]
State fruitCranberry (vaccinium macrocarpon)Cranberry bog.jpg2003[51]
State grainCorn (Zea mays)Zea mays.jpg1989[51]
State pastryKringleKringle.jpeg2013[51][52]


  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. ^ Ga. Code Ann. § 50-3-70 (West)
  8. ^ Ga. Code Ann. § 50-3-65 (West)
  9. ^ Idaho Code Ann. § 67-4511 (West)
  10. ^ a b 5 ILCS 460/ State Designations Act
  11. ^ "Kentucky State Symbols". Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives. March 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-02. 
  12. ^ a b Associated Press (21 April 2011). "It's the law: Whoopie pie official 'treat'". Portland Press Herald. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  13. ^
  14. ^ Mass. Gen. Laws Ann. ch. 2, § 39 (West)
  15. ^ M.G.L. - Chapter 2, Section 28
  16. ^ M.G.L. - Chapter 2, Section 38
  17. ^ M.G.L. - Chapter 2, Section 41
  18. ^ M.G.L. - Chapter 2, Section 42
  19. ^ M.G.L. - Chapter 2, Section 51
  20. ^ a b c d Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
  21. ^ HB 1111
  22. ^ HB 535
  23. ^ N.J. Stat. Ann. § 52:9A-9 (West)
  24. ^ State Flag, Seal & Symbols :: New Mexico Tourism Department
  25. ^ "New Mexico Secretary of State: KID'S Corner". Retrieved 2009-05-09. 
  26. ^ I LOVE NEW YORK - The Official New York State Tourism Website
  27. ^ McKinney's State Law § 81
  28. ^
  29. ^ a b c d "Official State Symbols of North Carolina". North Carolina State Library (State of North Carolina). Retrieved 2008-01-26. 
  30. ^
  31. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Field Notes: Importing the State Meal of Oklahoma
  32. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Oklahoma State Icons". Oklahoma Department of Libraries. Retrieved 2007-05-11. 
  33. ^ a b Weaver, Matthew (2007-04-18). "It's a scandal: Oklahoma declares watermelon a vegetable". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 2010-05-11. 
  34. ^ a b c Oregon State symbols | Oregon Encyclopedia - Oregon History and Culture
  35. ^ "Pennsylvania State Beverage - Chocolate Chipwebsite=State Symbols USA". Retrieved July 7, 2014. |
  36. ^ Retrieved July 10, 2014.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  37. ^ R.I. Gen. Laws Ann. § 42-4-13 (West)
  38. ^ South Carolina, State of (1984). "S.C. Code of Laws, SECTION 1-1-680. Official State fruit.". Retrieved 2007-07-15. 
  40. ^ South Carolina, State of (2006). "S.C. Code of Laws, SECTION 1-1-682. Official state snack food.". Retrieved 2007-07-15. 
  41. ^ South Dakota Facts
  42. ^ Legislature on Frybread
  43. ^ a b c d e f g h i State Symbols - Texas State Library
  44. ^ Utah State Fruit - Cherry from "Pioneer: Utah's Online Library" page. Retrieved on 2008-09-08
  45. ^ a b Utah State Vegetables - Spanish Sweet Onion and Sugar Beet from "Pioneer: Utah's Online Library" page. Retrieved on 2008-09-08
  46. ^ Utah Legislature SR0005
  47. ^ 1 V.S.A. § 513
  48. ^ 1 V.S.A. § 512.
  49. ^ a b RCW 1.20.035 (1989 c 354 § 63.)
  50. ^ a b RCW § 1.20.140 (2007 c 137 § 1.)
  51. ^ a b c "Wisconsin State Symbols"
  52. ^ "Kringle becomes Wisconsin state pastry"

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