Barlett Pears 1.5 Pound - Organic
Sold as a 1.5 pound bag. *This product is sourced from a Certified Organic Farm.
Background and Usage: Pears are delicious eaten raw, baked or cooked. Bartlett Pears are harvested in late August to early September and usually remain available through December to January or February. Pears are a unique fruit, in that if allowed to ripen on-tree, natural deposits of lignin and cellulose will develop in the flesh, causing a "gritty" texture. Because Northwest grown pears are allowed to ripen after harvest, you can expect a smoother texture with sweeter flavor. It can be eaten fresh, ripe or canned and in deserts. Pears are often a great substitute for Apples in baking. They are also great additions to fruit baskets for gifting.
Nutrition information: They are an excellent source of fiber and have vitamin C for only 100 calories per serving. They are also sodium free, fat free, and cholesterol free. That’s a lot of nutrition n one sweet and juicy package.