Overview Vidalia Sweet Onions for Sale - Vidalia Valley


Vidalia Onions in the fieldOur Vidalia Sweet Onions are really sweet. The reason is quite simple. Vidalia Sweet Onions love the sandy loam soil and mild conditions of our southeast Georgia growing region.

Temperatures in our local Georgia counties, average in the middle fifties in the winter, and middle seventies in the spring, with an average monthly rainfall of three and one half inches during the growing season. This temperature and rainfall combination is ideal for growing Vidalia Sweet Onions.


History of Vidalia OnionsThe Vidalia onion story took ground in 1931 in Toombs County, Georgia, when a farmer named Coleman revealed the onions he had planted were not hot as he had anticipated, but sweet! In the 1940s, the town of Vidalia was at the pass of some of south Georgia's most widely traveled highways. A farmers' market located there was a thriving tourist business. Word began to spread about "Vidalia onions."

Production grew at a slow but steady pace, reaching 600 total acres by the mid 1970's. Then a promotional push began to allocate Vidalia onions throughout the nation. Onion festivals became an annual event in Vidalia and the surrounding area and production of the onion exploded due to consumers demanding Vidalia Onions.


Serving Size: 1 Medium Onion (150 g)
Calories 60
Protein 1g
Carbohydrates 14g
Fat 0
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 10mg
Potassium 200mg
.Vitamin C 20mg
Dietary Fiber 2.8mg
Percentage of U.S. RDA
Vitamins   Minerals  
Vitamin A * Calcium 4%
Vitamin C 20% Iron *
Thiamin (B1) 4% Phosphorus 4%
Ribofalvin (B2) * Magnesium 4%
Niacin * Copper 2%
Vitamin B6 6% Protein 2%
Colic Acid 6% Dietary Fiber 2.8%

* Contains less than 2% of the U.S. Recommended Daily Value of these nutrients