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This website was created to serve as a resource for anyone who promotes pears to their customers. We hope you'll find lots of valuable, actionable information that will help you boost your pear sales!

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Breaking Down Fiber: A National Survey of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Gives Insight into The Nation’s Understanding of Fiber

PORTLAND, Ore. – October 17, 2017 – Fiber is considered an under-consumed nutrient and nutrient of public health concern according to the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans1. While the nation’s need for increased fiber intake is well established, education is needed in order for people to better understand fiber and fiber needs.  For an inside look [...]

PEAR BUREAU NORTHWEST HIRES COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

PORTLAND, Ore. - October 10, 2017 - Pear Bureau Northwest is pleased to announce that Neil Ferguson has joined the company as Communications Specialist. Ferguson brings a wide range of experience in communications, social media management, content strategy and journalism to the Pear Bureau Northwest team. Most recently, he handled an array of editorial and marketing responsibilities as [...]

Oregon and Washington Pear Growers Vote to Continue Marketing Order

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the results of an Oregon and Washington pear producer referendum to continue Federal Marketing Order 927, showing that 97% of fresh pear growers favored a continuation of the marketing order.

PARTNERSHIPS KEY IN NATIONAL PEAR MONTH CELEBRATION

To celebrate the 12th anniversary of U.S. Department of Agriculture officially declaring December as National Pear Month, USA Pears will hit the road December 3 and provide samples of this juicy, delicious fruit to consumers across the world.

Worldwide Pear Day Set For December 3

To celebrate the 12th anniversary of U.S. Department of Agriculture officially declaring December as National Pear Month, USA Pears will hit the road December 3 and provide samples of this juicy, delicious fruit to consumers across the world.

USA Pears Partners with Alternative Proteins for “Spooky” October Themed Promotion

USA Pears partners with Cricket Flours to create innovative and cutting edge Halloween themed promotions, recipes and social media tie-ins.

Heart-Check Certification Expanded for USA Pear Varieties

USA Pears expands American Heart Association’s heart-healthy branding to Bartlett and Bosc pears from the Northwest.

USA PEARS NAMES SPROUTS PEAR RETAILER OF THE YEAR

Sprouts earns recognition for pear category strategies resulting in sales increase     Download team presentation image from USA Pears       Portland, Ore.  (October 18, 2016) – On the show floor of the 2016 PMA Fresh Summit, USA Pears presents Sprouts Farmers Markets with the 2016 Pear Retailer of the Year award for [...]

Pear Bureau Northwest Celebrates 85 years

PORTLAND, Ore. (August 30, 2016) Pear Bureau Northwest celebrates 85 years of their fruitful collaboration with Washington and Oregon pear growers to drive demand for Northwest pears. Washington and Oregon pear growers fund the bureau through a federal marketing order, the oldest of its kind. A newly created Oregon-Washington Pear Bureau began its first promotion [...]

2016 NORTHWEST FRESH PEAR CROP ESTIMATE

Slight drop in crop expected from Washington and Oregon in 2016 PORTLAND, Ore. (June 8, 2016) – Northwest pear growers are releasing fresh pear harvest projections following their annual meetings in Portland last week. Collectively, Washington’s Wenatchee and Yakima regions and Oregon’s Mid-Columbia and Medford regions estimate a fresh pear harvest of 18.7 million standard [...]