List of U.S. State Foods
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List of U.S. State Foods

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

State Food type Food name Image Year &
Alabama State beverage Bourbon Whiskey 1946[1]
State nut Pecan Pecan-nuts-on-tree.jpg 1982[2]
State fruit Blackberry Blackberry fruits10.jpg 2004[3]
State tree fruit Peach Flavorcrest peaches.jpg 2006[4]
State dessert Lane cake Slice of lane cake.jpg 2016[5]
Arizona State Prepared Dish Chimichanga
Arkansas State beverage Cow's Milk Milk glass.jpg 1985[6]
State fruit/vegetable South Arkansas Vine Ripe Pink Tomato Bright red tomato and cross section02.jpg 1987[7]
State grain Rice Rice p1160004.jpg 2007[7]
State grape Cynthiana (Vitis aestivalis); see Norton grape Norton grapes growing in Missouri.jpg 2009[6]
State nut pecan Pecans-4352.jpg 2009[6]
California State fruit Avocado Persea americana fruit 2.JPG 2013[8]
State grain Rice Rice p1160004.jpg 2013[8]
State nut Almond Mandel Gr 99.jpg 2013[8]
State vegetable Artichoke P8220094--CroppedImage.jpg 2013[8]
Connecticut State cookie Snickerdoodle Pile of snickerdoodles.jpg
State dessert Ice cream Ice cream cone.jpg
State prepared dish Steamed cheeseburger Steamed cheeseburger.jpg 1930s[9]
Delaware State beverage Milk Glass of milk on tablecloth.jpg 1983[10]
State dessert Peach pie Peach custard pie (1416028394).jpg 2009[10]
Florida State beverage Orange juice Orange juice 1 edit1.jpg 1967[11]
State fruit Orange OrangeBloss wb.jpg 2005[12]
State pie Key lime pie Key limepie.jpg 2006[13]
Georgia State prepared food Grits Grits 1.jpg [14]
State fruit Peaches Flavorcrest peaches.jpg [15]
State vegetable Vidalia Sweet Onion Sweet onions 1.jpg [16]
Hawaii State muffin Coconut muffin
Idaho State vegetable/food Potato Potato and cross section.jpg [17]
State fruit Huckleberry Bog huckleberry.jpg 2000
Illinois State snack food Popcorn Popcorn02.jpg [18]
State fruit GoldRush Apple (Malus xdomestica) 95apple.jpeg 2007[18]
State grain Corn 2018[19]
State pie Pumpkin pie Pumpkin Pie.jpg 2016[18]
Iowa State snack Smores Smores 1.jpg 2011
State pasta Buttered Noodles Super Noodles.jpg|1982
Kentucky State fruit Blackberry Blackberry fruits10.jpg 2004[20]
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 donut Beignets
State vegetable Sweet potato 5aday sweet potato.jpg 2003
State dish Gumbo
Maine State dessert Blueberry pie made with wild Maine blueberries Best Blueberry Pie with Foolproof Pie Dough.jpg 2011[21]
State fruit Wild blueberry Blueberries.jpg 1991
State soft drink Moxie Moxiecan.jpg 2005[22]
State treat Whoopie pie Whoopie pie with dusting of confectioner's sugar.jpg 2011[21]
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 [23]
State muffin Corn muffin Corn bread muffins 1 copy.jpg [24]
State bean Baked navy bean Snijboon peulen Phaseolus vulgaris.jpg [25]
State dessert Boston cream pie Bostoncreampie.jpg [26]
State doughnut Boston cream doughnut Boston cream doughnut bisected.jpg [27]
State cookie chocolate chip cookie Chocolate chip cookies.jpg
State beverage Cranberry juice Cranberry juice.jpg
Minnesota State fruit Honeycrisp apple Honeycrisp.jpg 2006[28]
State grain Wild rice WildRice23.jpg 1977[28]
State muffin Blueberry muffin Muffin NIH.jpg 1988[28]
State mushroom Morel Smardz-Morchella-Ejdzej-2006.jpg 1984[28]
Mississippi State cookie Butter cookie Butter cookies.jpg
Missouri State dessert Ice cream cone Chocolate ice cream.jpg 2008[29]
New Hampshire State fruit Pumpkin Pumpkins.jpg [30]
State vegetable White Potato Potato and cross section.jpg 2013[31]
New Jersey State fruit Northern highbush blueberry Vaccinium corymbosum Beeren.jpg 2004[32]
New Mexico State cookie Bizcochito Biscochitos at the State Capitol, Santa Fe NM.jpg 1989[33][34]
State vegetable New Mexico chile New Mexico green chile.jpg 1965
State vegetable Frijoles pintos (Pinto beans) Refried beans-frijoles refritos.jpg 1965
New York State muffin Apple muffin Allison's Fine Baked Goods Apple Muffin 2010.jpg [35]
State fruit Apple 95apple.jpeg [36]
State snack Yogurt Obstjoghurt01.jpg 2014[37]
State beverage Milk Glass of milk on tablecloth.jpg
North Carolina State blue berry Blueberry Blueberries.jpg 2001[38]
State red berry Strawberry Strawberry444.jpg 2001[38]
State fruit Scuppernong Grape Muscadines.Scuppernongs.jpg 2001[38]
State vegetable Sweet potato 5aday sweet potato.jpg 1995[38]
North Dakota State fruit Chokecherry Prunus virginiana.jpg 2007
Ohio State vegetable Tomato Bright red tomato and cross section02.jpg 2009[39]
Oklahoma State meal Barbecued pork Pork steaks cooking-1.jpg 1988[40][41]
State meal Chicken fried steak CountryFriedSteak.jpg 1988[40][41]
State meal Sausages and gravy Reunion sausages dsc07796.jpg 1988[40][41]
State meal Fried okra Bucket of raw okra pods.jpg 1988[40][41]
State gourd Squash YellowSquash.jpg 1988[40][41]
State meal Grits Grits, served with a waffle. 1988[40][41]
State bean Black-eyed peas Black-eyed-pea-closeup.jpg 1988[40][41]
State treat Cornbread Skillet cornbread 1.jpg 1988[40][41]
State dessert Pecan pie Pecan pie slice.jpg 1988[40][41]
State fruit Strawberries Strawberry444.jpg
State vegetable Watermelon Vampire watermelon.jpg 2007[42]
Oregon State fruit Pear Pears.jpg [43]
State mushroom Pacific Golden Chanterelle Chanterelle Cantharellus cibarius.jpg [43]
State nut Hazelnut (Filbert) Corylus avellana.jpg [43]
Pennsylvania State drink Milk Glass of milk on tablecloth.jpg [44]
Rhode Island State appetizer Calamari Fried calamari.jpg 2015[45]
State drink Coffee milk Autocrat3.jpg [46]
State fruit Rhode Island Greening Apple Rhode Island Greening Apple outside.jpg [47]
South Carolina State fruit Peach Flavorcrest peaches.jpg 1984[48]
State vegetable Collard greens Collard-Greens-Bundle.jpg [49]
State snack food Boiled peanuts Boiled peanut.jpg 2006[50]
South Dakota State dessert Kuchen Streuselkuchen7.jpg 2000[51]
State bread Frybread Frybread.jpg 2005[52]
Tennessee State fruit Tomato Bright red tomato and cross section02.jpg 2003[53]
Texas State bread Corn bread Skillet cornbread (cropped).jpg 2005[54]
State dish Chili con carne Bowl of Chili No Beans.jpg 1977[54]
State fruit Texas Red Grapefruit Citrus paradisi (Grapefruit, pink) white bg.jpg 1993[54]
State health nut Native pecan Pecan-nuts-on-tree.jpg 2001[54]
State pastries Sopaipilla
Sopapillas.jpg 2003-2005[54]
State cookie Mexican wedding cookie Russianteacakes.jpg
State pepper Jalapeño Jalapenyo.jpg 1995[54]
State native pepper Chiltepin Chiltepin mexico sonora.jpg 1997[54]
State pie Pecan pie Pecan pie slice.jpg 2013[55]
State snack Tortilla chips
Mission Tortilla Triangles.JPG
State vegetable Sweet onion Sweet onions 1.jpg 1997[54]
Utah State fruit Cherry Cherries summerland.jpg 1997[56]
State historic vegetable Sugar beet SugarBeet.jpg 2002[57]
State snack food Jell-O Day 18 - Still Eating The Green Jello (gifrancis).jpg 2001[58]
State vegetable Spanish sweet onion Sweet onions 1.jpg 2002[57]
Vermont State fruit Apple 95apple.jpeg 1999[59]
State pie Apple pie Apple pie.jpg 1999[60]
State vegetable Gilfeather Turnip 2016[61]
Virginia State beverage Milk Glass of milk on tablecloth.jpg 2017[62]
Washington State fruit Apple 95apple.jpeg 1989[63]
State vegetable Walla Walla sweet onion Sweet onions 1.jpg 2007[64]
West Virginia State fruit Golden Delicious apple Golden delicious apple.jpg 1995[65]
State fruit Cranberry (vaccinium macrocarpon) Cranberry bog.jpg 2003[66]
State grain Corn (Zea mays) Zea mays.jpg 1989[66]
State pastry Kringle Kringle.jpeg 2013[66][67]
State dairy product Cheese Cheese.jpg


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  2. ^ "Official Alabama Nut". Alabama Emblems, Symbols and Honors. Alabama Department of Archives and History. 2001-07-12. Retrieved . 
  3. ^ "State Fruit of Alabama". Alabama Emblems, Symbols and Honors. Alabama Department of Archives and History. 2004-08-30. Retrieved . 
  4. ^ "State Tree Fruit of Alabama". Alabama Emblems, Symbols and Honors. Alabama Department of Archives and History. 2006-04-20. Retrieved . 
  5. ^ "Lane Cake Named Official State Dessert by Alabama Lawmakers". 2016-04-30. Retrieved . 
  6. ^ a b c "Arkansas State Symbols" (PDF). Retrieved . 
  7. ^ a b "Arkansas State Symbols, Emblems, Flag and Seal Mockingbird Apple Blossom Pine Tree". Retrieved . 
  8. ^ a b c d "California State Foods Named By Gavin Newsom". Retrieved 2013. 
  9. ^ "Edge, J.T. (2005). Hamburgers & Fries: An American Story. G.P. Putnam's Sons. p. 67. ISBN 978-0-399-15274-0. Retrieved April 27, 2017. -". 
  10. ^ a b "Delaware Miscellaneous Symbols". Retrieved 2018. 
  11. ^ "State Beverage - Florida Department of State". Retrieved 2016. 
  12. ^ "Orange State Fruit". State Symbols USA. Retrieved 2016. 
  13. ^ "SB 676 - Official State Pie Key Lime". Retrieved 2011. 
  14. ^ "State Prepared Food". Georgia Secretary of State. 
  15. ^ Ga. Code Ann. § 50-3-70 (West)
  16. ^ Ga. Code Ann. § 50-3-65 (West)
  17. ^ Idaho Code Ann. § 67-4511 (West)
  18. ^ a b c "5 ILCS 460/ State Designations Act". 2003-10-17. Retrieved . 
  19. ^ "Exciting days for corn lovers as corn to become official state grain of Illinois". Chicago Tribune. December 28, 2017. Retrieved . 
  20. ^ "Kentucky State Symbols". Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives. March 2007. Archived from the original on 2011-01-28. Retrieved . 
  21. ^ a b Associated Press (21 April 2011). "It's the law: Whoopie pie official 'treat'". Portland Press Herald. Retrieved 2011. 
  22. ^ Archived 2009-05-10 at the Wayback Machine.
  23. ^ Mass. Gen. Laws Ann. ch. 2, § 39 (West)
  24. ^ "M.G.L. - Chapter 2, Section 28". Retrieved . 
  25. ^ "M.G.L. - Chapter 2, Section 38". Retrieved . 
  26. ^ "M.G.L. - Chapter 2, Section 41". Retrieved . 
  27. ^ "M.G.L. - Chapter 2, Section 51". Retrieved . 
  28. ^ a b c d "Minnesota Legislative Reference Library". Retrieved . 
  29. ^ IT, Missouri Secretary of State -. "The State Dessert - Missouri Secretary of State". Retrieved . 
  30. ^ "HB 1111". Retrieved . 
  31. ^ "HB 535". Retrieved . 
  32. ^ N.J. Stat. Ann. § 52:9A-9 (West)
  33. ^ State Flag, Seal & Symbols :: New Mexico Tourism Department Archived 2007-02-02 at the Wayback Machine.
  34. ^ "New Mexico Secretary of State: KID'S Corner". Retrieved . 
  35. ^ "I LOVE NEW YORK - The Official New York State Tourism Website". Archived from the original on 2006-04-26. Retrieved . 
  36. ^ McKinney's State Law § 81
  37. ^ "After Lengthy Debate, NY Senate OKs Yogurt As State Snack". CBS New York. 2014-05-06. Retrieved . 
  38. ^ a b c d "Official State Symbols of North Carolina". North Carolina State Library. State of North Carolina. Retrieved . 
  39. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-15. Retrieved . 
  40. ^ a b c d e f g h i Field Notes: Importing the State Meal of Oklahoma Archived 2008-07-04 at the Wayback Machine.
  41. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Oklahoma State Icons". Oklahoma Department of Libraries. Archived from the original on 2014-01-15. Retrieved . 
  42. ^ Weaver, Matthew (2007-04-18). "It's a scandal: Oklahoma declares watermelon a vegetable". The Guardian. London. Retrieved . 
  43. ^ a b c Oregon State symbols | Oregon Encyclopedia - Oregon History and Culture Archived 2010-04-26 at the Wayback Machine.
  44. ^ United States of Food: Official State Foods - Pennsylvania Retrieved Feb 1, 2018.
  45. ^ "Calamari is now Rhode Island's official appetizer". Retrieved 2017. 
  46. ^ "State Symbols". Retrieved 2014. 
  47. ^ R.I. Gen. Laws Ann. § 42-4-13 (West)
  48. ^ South Carolina, State of (1984). "S.C. Code of Laws, SECTION 1-1-680. Official State fruit." Archived from the original on 2007-06-30. Retrieved . 
  50. ^ South Carolina, State of (2006). "S.C. Code of Laws, SECTION 1-1-682. Official state snack food." Archived from the original on 2007-06-30. Retrieved . 
  51. ^ "South Dakota Facts". Retrieved . 
  52. ^ "Legislature on Frybread". Retrieved . 
  53. ^ "State Symbols". 1955-07-09. Retrieved . 
  54. ^ a b c d e f g h i "State Symbols - Texas State Library". 2017-08-30. Retrieved . 
  55. ^ "Pecan Pie Named Texas State Pie, Plus 8 More Official State Oddities". KUT. 2013-04-03. Retrieved . 
  56. ^ Utah State Fruit - Cherry from "Pioneer: Utah's Online Library" page. Retrieved on 2008-09-08
  57. ^ a b Utah State Vegetables - Spanish Sweet Onion and Sugar Beet from "Pioneer: Utah's Online Library" page. Retrieved on 2008-09-08
  58. ^ "Utah Legislature SR0005". Retrieved . 
  59. ^ "1 V.S.A. § 513". Retrieved . 
  60. ^ "1 V.S.A. § 512". Retrieved . 
  61. ^ "Bill Status H.65 (Act 127)". Retrieved . 
  62. ^ "Code of Virginia § 1-510. Official emblems and designations". Commonwealth of Virginia: Legislative Information System. Retrieved 2018. 
  63. ^ "RCW 1.20.035 (1989 c 354 § 63.)". 2017-11-02. Retrieved . 
  64. ^ "RCW § 1.20.140 (2007 c 137 § 1.)". 2017-11-02. Retrieved . 
  65. ^ "Official State Symbols of West Virginia". West Virginia Legislature. Archived from the original on 7 October 2015. Retrieved 2017. 
  66. ^ a b c "Wisconsin State Symbols" Archived 2013-10-04 at the Wayback Machine.
  67. ^ "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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