Welcome to Pear Bureau Northwest’s Trade Website!

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!

Enter the Pear Up with USA Pears Display Contest!

Produce Managers: be sure to check our our display contests under the Marketing and Merchandising section. Here you'll find inspiration and information on how you can have a chance to win $1,000!

Press Releases

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Oregon and Washington Pear Growers Vote to Continue Marketing Order

April 20th, 2017|

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

December 9th, 2016|

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

November 30th, 2016|

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

November 1st, 2016|

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

October 19th, 2016|

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

October 19th, 2016|

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 [...]

Pear Bureau Northwest Celebrates 85 years

September 15th, 2016|

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 [...]

2016 NORTHWEST FRESH PEAR CROP ESTIMATE

July 21st, 2016|

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, [...]

2016 NATIONWIDE RETAIL DISPLAY CONTEST FOR USA PEARS

May 17th, 2016|

PEAR BUREAU NORTHWEST PRESENTS WINNERS 2016 “PEAR UP WITH USA PEARS” DISPLAY CONTEST Best Retail Pear Displays Honored Across the U.S. and Canada […]

Pear Bureau Northwest Hires Sampling & Event Coordinator

April 22nd, 2016|

Morgan Cairns joins Pear Bureau Northwest staff Morgan Cairns, Sampling & Event Coordinator at PBNW PORTLAND, Ore. (March 30, 2016) - Pear Bureau Northwest is pleased to announce Morgan Cairns has joined the [...]

Sampling & Event Coordinator Hired

April 5th, 2016|

Pear Bureau Northwest, the non-profit marketing organization for USA Pears, launches a redesigned, mobile-ready trade website to support the retailing industry. Pear Bureau Northwest represents nearly 1,600 Washington and Oregon pear growers representing 84% of all fresh pear sales in the United States.

2016 NATIONWIDE RETAIL DISPLAY CONTEST FOR USA PEARS

January 7th, 2016|

PEAR BUREAU NORTHWEST ANNOUNCES 3RD ANNUAL NATIONWIDE RETAIL DISPLAY CONTEST FOR USA PEARS “Pear Up with USA Pears” contest offers over $16,000 […]

PBNW Launches Redesigned Trade Website

December 29th, 2015|

Pear Bureau Northwest, the non-profit marketing organization for USA Pears, launches a redesigned, mobile-ready trade website to support the retailing industry. Pear Bureau Northwest represents nearly 1,600 Washington and Oregon pear growers representing 84% of all fresh pear sales in the United States.

NEW STUDY Finds Adult Fresh Pear Consumers Have Lower Body Weight than Non-Pear Consumers

December 3rd, 2015|

A nationally representative analytic sample suggests that the consumption of fresh pears should be encouraged as part of an overall healthy diet […]

PBNW Manager Honored

November 12th, 2015|

Portland, Ore. – October 26, 2015 – Pear Bureau Northwest, the non-profit marketing organization that represents the 1,600 pear growers of Oregon and Washington (home to 84% of the U.S. fresh pear crop), is pleased to announce that Lynsey Kennedy, the organization’s international marketing manager, is being recognized as one of the produce industry’s top young leaders.