“Think grainy, juicy goodness.”

The pear can be any of several tree and shrub species from genus Pyrus in the rose family (Rosaceae).

Characteristics

  • Pears have a distinctive bell shaped fruit.
  • Some pears have knobby lobes at the base of the fruit , while others are smooth.
  • The skin of the fruit ranges in colour from green, yellow, red, brown, pink, or a combination of these colours.
  • Pear flesh is white and juicy and grainy in texture.

Benefits

  • They are a good source of dietary fibre and a great source of vitamin C, which is mostly found in the skin of the fruit.
  • Pears are consumed fresh, canned, as juice, and dried.
  • The juice can also be used in jellies and jams, usually in combination with other fruits or berries.

Pears ripen at room temperature and should not be refrigerated.

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Packaging

Description Nett Weight Gross Weight Cartons per Standard Pallet Cartons per High Cube Pallet Counts per Commodity Pack
Multilayer Telescopic
(Mark 6)
12,5 kg 13,5 kg 80 ctns 90 ctns 38, 45, 48, 52, 60, 70, 80,
90, 96, 100, 112, 120

Availability

Please view our interactive South African production map to find out where each fruit variety is produced.