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Press Releases

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PEAR INDUSTRY ELECTS NEW OFFICERS FOR 2019-20 SEASON

June 13th, 2019|

PORTLAND, Ore. - June 13, 2019 - On Thursday, May 30th, the pear industry elected new officers during their annual meeting in Portland, OR. With the full confidence of the marketing organization, the newly elected [...]

NORTHWEST FRESH PEAR CROP ESTIMATE FOR 2019 HARVEST ANNOUNCED

June 7th, 2019|

View and download the full estimate and pick dates PORTLAND, Ore. - June 7, 2019 - During the annual Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) meeting held in Portland, OR on May 30th, industry members compiled the [...]

USA PEARS TO ATTEND SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST (SXSW) 2019

February 28th, 2019|

Organization will spotlight pear nutrition at SXSW Wellness Expo March 9-10 PORTLAND, Ore. - February 27, 2019 - This year, USA Pears is excited to be a part of the SXSW Conference and Festival in [...]

PEAR BUREAU NORTHWEST CELEBRATES NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTHS

January 30th, 2019|

Health-focused promotions planned for winter and spring PORTLAND, Ore. - January 30, 2019 - During the month of February and throughout the springtime, Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) is focusing promotional efforts on the importance of maintaining [...]

HEART-HEALTHY CERTIFICATION EXPANDED FOR ALL USA PEARS VARIETIES

December 13th, 2018|

American Heart Association® confirms all 10 varieties of USA Pears Heart-Check Certified PORTLAND, Ore. - December 13, 2018 - Following a successful introduction of the Red Anjou, Bosc and Bartlett pears over the last few [...]

WORLD PEAR DAY SET FOR DECEMBER 1

November 12th, 2018|

Access approved images, logos and retailer tools HERE PORTLAND, Ore. - November 12, 2018 - To kick off the 14th year of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) proclaiming December to be National Pear Month, Pear [...]

PEAR BUREAU NORTHWEST HIRES EVENT COORDINATOR

November 6th, 2018|

Angela Daniels joins Pear Bureau Northwest staff PORTLAND, Ore. (November 6, 2018) - Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) is pleased to announce Angela Daniels has joined the company as Event Coordinator. Daniels brings diverse experience in [...]

PEAR BUREAU NORTHWEST NAMES JEWEL-OSCO 2018 PEAR RETAILER OF THE YEAR

October 20th, 2018|

Jewel-Osco recognized for pear category strategies resulting in sales increase PORTLAND, Ore. (October 20, 2018) - Pear Bureau Northwest is excited to present the award for 2018 Pear Retailer of the Year to Jewel-Osco. The [...]

PEAR BUREAU NORTHWEST AND THE NATIONAL MANGO BOARD COORDINATE CONDITIONING EFFORT

October 16th, 2018|

PORTLAND, Ore. (October 16, 2018) – Through research commissioned by Pear Bureau Northwest, it is known that the consumers buying 74 percent of USA Pears are 25 to 45 years old, with the majority under 34. According [...]

USA Pears Announces “Hand-Picked” Videos

October 2nd, 2018|

Unique story of the pear industry told through new video series.  PORTLAND, Ore. (October 2, 2018) - The 2018 harvest of Northwest grown pears, hand-picked and hand-packed with care by Pacific Northwest growers, is estimated [...]

USA Pears Announces Official Start of Northwest Pear Season with Actress Amy Smart as Celebrity Spokesperson

September 6th, 2018|

Stay tuned for Pear-fect Tips and Recipes all season long with Amy Smart. Videos are available for download here PORTLAND, Ore. (September 6, 2018) - The 2018 harvest of Northwest grown pears, hand-picked and hand-packed with [...]

INDUSTRY EXPECTING LARGE CROP FOR NORTHWEST PEARS FOR 2018-19 SEASON BASED ON LATEST ESTIMATE

August 13th, 2018|

View and download the full crop estimate PORTLAND, Ore. (August 13, 2018) - On August 1, Northwest pear growers released their latest crop estimate for the 2018-19 season. Based on data reported from Washington's Wenatchee [...]

NORTHWEST FRESH PEAR CROP ESTIMATE FOR 2018-19 SEASON ANNOUNCED

June 12th, 2018|

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 12, 2018) – As part of the annual Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) meeting held in Portland, OR on May 31, industry members compiled the first official estimate of the 2018-19 fresh pear [...]

PEAR BUREAU NORTHWEST HIRES REGIONAL MARKETING MANAGER

June 5th, 2018|

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 5, 2018) - Pear Bureau Northwest is pleased to announce that Bryan Roberts has joined the organization as Regional Marketing Manager. Roberts will be taking over the Midwest region and replacing Ed [...]

USA Pears Instagram Contest Asks ‘How Do You Anjou?’

May 14th, 2018|

PORTLAND, Ore. – May 10, 2018 – During the month of May, USA Pears is engaging consumers with the How Do You Anjou? Instagram contest. The contest is a way to raise awareness and excitement about the [...]