USA Pear Export Facts

With international representatives in export markets around the world, Pear Bureau Northwest conducts promotional activities for USA Pears in 30 countries.

USA Pears are exported to over 40 countries, with 32.6% of the crop exported (including Canada) in the 2022/23 season. The top exported varieties are Green Anjou, Bartlett, Bosc, and Red Anjou. While Mexico is the top destination followed by Canada, the Central America region and the Middle East were some of the best performing markets during the 2022/23 season.

  • Season record high volume for Northwest pear exports:
    • 192,743 MT / 9,637,150 standard box equivalents (including Canada) set in 2013/14
  • Season record high value for Northwest pear exports:
    • $218.5 million (including Canada) set in 2012/13
  • Season record high average price per box exported (including Canada):
    • $27.96 set in 2022/23
  • Exports to Mexico reached a record high of over 4.2 million boxes in 2011/12 and have consistently surpassed 3 million boxes in 9 of the last 10 seasons