Availability

Generally available from July to end of March.

One pound will be 1-2 pears depending on the size.

 

Flavor Profile

Asian Pears are known for their crisp texture and delicately sweet taste. They have brown skin that does not change color when ripe. They are juicy, sweet, mellow flavored pear with a dense, coarse texture.

Information

Low in calories and fat, good source of fiber and a variety of vitamins and minerals including; vitamin C, calcium, and iron.

How Much Fruit Do You Need To Eat Every Day?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2020–2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans advises that adults should consume 2 cups (1 pound) of fruit every day. A healthy diet supports healthy immune function and helps to prevent obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and some cancers.