The pear is a fruit similar to a cone more or less stretched or compressed. It has a thin skin, colour from yellow to green, to pink, to red, to brown. The pulp is yellowish-white, sweet, juicy, sometimes grainy.
The pear, Pyrus Communis, is native of south-eastern Europe and the western Asia. The cultivation of the pear is widespread in all continents and also in every regions of Italy, especially in Emilia-Romagna, Veneto, Trentino Alto-Adige and Piemonte.
Harvesting period: August, September and early October
Sale period: From August to March
Varieties marketed: William’s, Abate, Conference, Madernassa, Decana