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Pears

Pears

Fun Facts

Compare this! Although bananas are a source of fibre (2.1 grams), pears actually have over twice as much fibre – 5 grams! In 2011, Ontario produced over 6.9 million pounds of pears. That’s enough to make 3.9 million pies!

Pears

DISCOVER ALL PEAR VARIETIES

PearsFlavourTry Them

Bartlett

Bartlett PearSweet with a smooth, buttery textureAs is, in salad, canne

Bosc

Bosc PearJuicy, sweet with an honeyed aromaAs is, baked, grilled, poached

Abate Fetel

Abate Fetel PearCrisp texture and a sweet flavor with notes of honeyAs is, baked, in a pie or a cake

Asiatique

Asiatique PearJuicy with slight grainy texture and subtle melon-like flavorsAs is, in salad

Anjou

Anjou PearSweet with a refreshing lemon-lime flavorAs is, baked, poached, roasted

Comice

Comice PearVery sweetAs is or served with cheese

Red Crimson

Red Crimson PearSweet with floral notesAs is, in salad and in a pie

Rocha

Rocha PearSweet and crunchyAs is and in salad

Seckel

Seckel PearCrunchy and very sweetAs is and canned

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