Kids Love Pears

USA Pears: A healthy sweet treat that kids love!

from USA Pears


There are ten primary varieties of USA Pears, and they’re all in season now!Pear variety

  1. Anjou - Refreshingly sweet and juicy with a hint of citrus. 
  2. Red Anjou - Juicy and fresh with a sweet-tart finish.
  3. Bartlett - Quintessential pear flavor and aroma with abundant juice.
  4. Red Bartlett - Juicy and aromatic with a supple sweetness.
  5. Bosc - Crisp and woodsy with a honey sweetness.
  6. Comice - Succulent, buttery, and exceptionally sweet.
  7. Concorde - Crunchy and earthy with a hint of vanilla.
  8. Forelle - Crisp, tangy, and refreshingly sweet.
  9. Seckel - Bite-sized, crunchy, and ultra-sweet.
  10. Starkrimson - Aromatic, moist, and sweet with a floral essence.


Nutrition Facts

Pears on scaleOne medium sized pear is an excellent source of fiber at 6 g per serving, or 24% the daily recommended allowance.  It’s also a good source of vitamin C at 7 mg per serving, which is 10% of the daily recommended allowance.  And, with no fat, no cholesterol, and no sodium, this 100 calorie treat can be considered a healthy part of a nutritious diet.





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