Fruits From A-Z

Pear

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Nutrition Information

1 serving = 140 g (1 medium)

  • High in fibre (5 g per serving)
  • Source of Vitamin C (10% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Sodium-free (0 mg per serving)
  • Fat-free (0 g per serving)
Look For

Firm, well shaped, fruit. Use fully ripe fruit for immediate use. Minor scars and blemishes do not affect flavour.

To Store

Cover, refrigerate unwashed ripe fruit for up to three days. Ripen firm fruit at room temperature in a paper bag until it yields to gentle pressure at stem.

To Prepare

Rinse. To prevent browning, coat cut surfaces with lemon juice.

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