Taylor’s Gold

A cousin of Comice, Taylor’s Gold is a possibly the world’s best tasting pear. It features impeccable eating qualities and a luxuriously sweet, buttery-smooth interior and golden cinnamon skin.

Appearance

Large, cinnamon colored, fully russetted pear with creamy white flesh.

Flavor/Texture

Always juicy and sweet with melting texture, delicately perfumed.

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Red Bartlett

Same as the green Bartlett, just red!

Appearance

Mottled red and green with creamy white flesh. Reddest pears are ripest.

Flavor/Texture

Aromatic, sweet and juicy.

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Packham

Originally from Australia, the Packham or Packham’s Triumph pear has a pale yellow, tender skin with a fine-grained juicy interior.

Appearance

Unevenly shaped, light green pear with dark green lenticels and creamy white flesh. Skin remains green or green-yellow when ripe.

Flavor/Texture

Sweet and juicy with a fine, smooth texture.

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Asian pears, yellow-skinned

These crisp Asian pears are firm, juicy and sweet with a translucent yellow skin. Varieties include Nijisseiki, Shinseiki and Tottori.

Appearance

Medium-to-large and round, with smooth, green-to-yellow skin and white flesh.

Flavor/Texture

Firm, crisp, juicy and sweet with a mild, refreshing flavor.

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Asian pears, brown-skinned

Asian pears featuring a brown russet exterior and a distinct pear-like taste. They have a round apple shape and are crisp, therefore they are often called apple-pears. Varieties include Hosui and Shinko.

Appearance

Medium-to-extra large and round with golden brown, russetted skin and white flesh.

Flavor/Texture

Firm, crisp, juicy and sweet with mild, delicate aroma.

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Honey Belle

Our favorite petite, sweet pear! Unlike most pears that are eaten as they soften, this yellow-green pear with its pretty red blush is best eaten crisp and is sweet and satisfying.

Appearance

Petite and yellow-green with a red blush.

Flavor/Texture

Crunchy, sweet and picked ready to eat.

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D’Anjou

This pear comes in both green and red coloring. This all-purpose pear offers a subtle sweetness and stays firm when cooked.

Appearance

Plump, green and cone-shaped. Yellows slightly as it ripens.

Flavor/Texture

Sweet with firm flesh.

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Comice

Originally from France, the Comice or Doyenne du Comice, is a plump, juicy pear with a striking red blush and short neck. It has a great fruit aroma and a melt in your mouth heavenly texture.

Appearance

Large and plump, with greenish-yellow skin that can blush red and show some brown speckling.

Flavor/Texture

Aromatic, extremely juicy and sweet.

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Bosc

This European pear is known for its classic elegant pear shape. The long-curved neck and warm cinnamon-brown coloring and russeting sets this pear apart from others.

Appearance

Elongated and fully russetted.

Flavor/Texture

Rich, melting flesh with a buttery, nutty flavor.

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Bartlett

Also known as a Williams pear this is the most popular pear. When ripe they are juicy and sweet with a rich buttery texture.

Appearance

Light green skin with dark green lenticels. Skin remains green-yellow when ripe. Creamy white inside.

Flavor/Texture

Sweet, delicately spicy and juicy with a fine, smooth texture.

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Abate Fetel

Originating in Italy, this elongated misshapen pear is extremely sweet with a complex floral palate.

Appearance

Medium, tall and narrow with yellow, russetted skin.

Flavor/Texture

White, firm and aromatic flesh. Buttery-sweet.

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