Ripe pears are best stored in the refrigerator where they have a shelf life of 3 days.
California as a whole produces 60% of the nation‘s total Bartlett pear crop.
The California Bartlett pear is the nation‘s leading pear variety.
Pears are available in green and brown varieties.
The Bartlett pear, scientifically known as Pyrus communis, is a member of the rose family.
California produces over 300,000 tons of pears each year.
Varieties: Anjou, Barlett, Bosc, Comice, Red Anjou and Seckel
California, July, August, September, October, November
Serving Size: 1/2 cup clices
|Amount Per Serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat: 0.08g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrate: 10.82g||3.61%|
|Dietary Fiber: 2.2||0%|
|Vitamin A 0.32%||Vitamin C 4.83%|
|Calcium 0.6%||Iron 0.67%|
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database