Fresh Pears

About the Produce

The World of Pears

Pears: A Symphony of Flavor and Nutrition
Pears, recognized for their soft, sweet flesh and pleasantly grainy texture, are beloved fruits that marry well with various culinary applications. Their subtle sweetness and refreshing crunch make them a favored ingredient in both sweet and savory dishes or simply enjoyed fresh.

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Year round
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Nutritional Value

A Profound Look at the Nutrients in Pears

A medium-sized pear, on average, offers around 100 calories, chiefly from carbohydrates. Pears are an excellent source of dietary fiber, providing nearly 24% of the daily value. They also contain small amounts of essential vitamins like C and K and key minerals such as potassium and copper.
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Health Benefits

Health Benefits Packed in Pears

Pears harbor numerous health benefits. The high fiber content aids in digestion and supports weight management by promoting feelings of satiety. Their vitamin C content helps strengthen the immune system, while Vitamin K plays a crucial role in bone health and blood clotting.

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Best Season to Relish Pears

While many varieties of pears are harvested in late summer and early fall, proper storage can make them available for most of the year. However, they are generally freshest and most flavorful during the autumn months.
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Varieties We Carry*

Bartlett, Bosc, D’Anjou, Stark Crimson, Forelle, Red pear and more.
*Subject to availability
FAQs for
A ripe pear gives slightly near the stem when lightly pressed.
Absolutely. The skin of a pear is not only edible but also where most of the fiber content resides.
While freshly harvested pears can ripen at room temperature, moving them to the refrigerator once ripe will slow further ripening and maintain their freshness.
Pears can be used in a variety of dishes, from salads and entrees to desserts. They pair well with both sweet and savory flavors and can be baked, poached, roasted, or raw.
Pears, thanks to the fiber they provide, have a low glycemic index and are a good choice for people with diabetes when eaten as part of a balanced diet.

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