Summer and Winter pear harvest is complete! Enjoying pears nearly year-round.
The 2017-18 season saw a total of nearly 18 million standard 44-lb boxes of conventional the fresh pear market, including conventional and organically grown pears from the Northwest. The figures are collected from growers in Wenatchee and Yakima, Washington and Mid-Columbia and Medford, Oregon.
The top three varieties produced by Northwest growers remain the same as in previous years; Green Anjou pears, and Bartlett and Bosc pears. As the 2018 year begins, Green and Red Anjous and Bosc pears are still available and some shippers may also have a limited supply of Bartlett and Comice available along with other varieties.
For an updated crop report, please contact your Regional Marketing Manager.