Portland, Ore. (October 23, 2017) - Pear Bureau Northwest is excited to present the award for 2017 Pear Retailer of the Year to Sprouts Farmers Markets Produce Warehouse. The award, which was presented on the show floor of the 2017 PMA Fresh Summit in New Orleans on October 21st, is based upon an exemplary record of pear category improvements [...]
Breaking Down Fiber: A National Survey of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Gives Insight into The Nation’s Understanding of Fiberpears-admin
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.