Asian Pears

Asian Pears

Asian pears are native to China, Japan, and Korea, and look almost like an apple with speckled skin, but are more firm than regular pears. They have a mild sweet flavor with a crisp, grainy texture and are commonly served raw and peeled.

This delectable fruit is high in fiber, low in calories, and contain many micronutrients that are important for cardiovascular health!

The Lowdown

  • Season
    Fall
  • Color
    Green, Yellow
  • Select
    Select the most fragrant and unbruised fruit with little to no brown spots. Ripe Asian pears are hard and are ready to eat when purchased as they do not soften.
  • Store
    Place in the produce bin of your refrigerator for several weeks.

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