With a brown and white speckled skin and round shape, this pear is sweet and juicy but crisp like an apple. It has a tangy taste and is good for eating fresh or baking into a pie.
With its aromatic scent and classic pear flavor, Bartlett is the quintessential pear. It’s crunchy and tart when green, but turns sweeter and juicier as it ripens to yellow. We offer both organic and conventional selections.
Starkrimson gets its name from its beautiful crimson red color. Its subtle floral aroma and mild sweet flavor gradually emerge as it ripens, while its skin changes from deep to bright crimson. They are best used in applications that show off their vivid color, such as sliced fresh on salads or charcuterie boards. We carry both organic and conventional Starkrimsons.
Typically the type of pear you see in holiday gift baskets, comice is identified by its rotund body and short neck. It is usually green but sometimes displays a red blush on the skin. While its extreme juice content makes it a poor choice for cooking, it is excellent eaten fresh. The sweet, buttery flesh perfectly complements soft-ripening cheeses like Brie, Camembert or any of the blues.
This pear has a unique elongated shape and russeted cinnamon-brown skin. They develop a honey sweetness early in the ripening process, and their firm, dense flesh makes them ideal for baking, broiling or poaching.