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Nov 28, 2018, 09:00 ET World Pear Day Set For December 1

To kick off the 14th year of the U.S. Department of Agriculture proclaiming December to be National Pear Month, Pear Bureau Northwest/USA Pears is...


Apr 08, 2016, 01:51 ET New Research Indicates Regular Fresh Pear Consumption May Improve Blood Pressure in Middle-Aged Men and Women with Metabolic Syndrome

An abstract of an ongoing study, "Fresh pear (Pyrus communis) consumption may improve blood pressure in middle-aged men and women with metabolic...


Oct 20, 2015, 09:00 ET Systematic Review Examines Potential Health Benefits of Pear Consumption

To explore the potential health benefits associated with pear consumption and related health outcomes, Joanne Slavin, Ph.D., R.D., professor of food...


Mar 02, 2012, 03:36 ET Spring Brings a Bounty of Bosc Pears

A foodie favorite, Bosc pears are a preferred pick for both family cooks and professional chefs. With its elegant shape, cinnamon-brown skin, crisp...


Oct 14, 2010, 08:00 ET In Season Now: Perfectly Pickled Pears

ith the fall pear harvest underway, an abundance of Pacific Northwest pears, marketed under the USA Pears brand, are now arriving en masse to grocery ...