“Think grainy, juicy goodness.”
The pear can be any of several tree and shrub species from genus Pyrus in the rose family (Rosaceae).
- 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.
- 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.
|Description||Nett Weight||Gross Weight||Cartons per Standard Pallet||Cartons per High Cube Pallet||Counts per Commodity Pack|
|12,5 kg||13,5 kg||80 ctns||90 ctns||38, 45, 48, 52, 60, 70, 80,|
90, 96, 100, 112, 120
Please view our interactive South African production map to find out where each fruit variety is produced.