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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!

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Press Releases

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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 [...]

AMERICAN HEART MONTH SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST ASKS #WHATSINYOURFRUITBOWL

January 25th, 2018|

Contest to celebrate heart-healthy eating with the fruit bowl PORTLAND, Ore. - January 26, 2018 – Throughout February, USA Pears is celebrating American Heart Month with a variety of engaging promotions aimed at educating consumers [...]

WORLD PEAR DAY SET FOR DECEMBER 2

November 10th, 2017|

Worldwide event to kick off National Pear Month Access approved images, logos and retailer tools HERE PORTLAND, Ore. – November 9, 2017 – To kick off the 13th year of the U.S. Department [...]

Pear Bureau Northwest Names Sprouts 2017 Pear Retailer of the Year

October 26th, 2017|

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 [...]

Breaking Down Fiber: A National Survey of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Gives Insight into The Nation’s Understanding of Fiber

October 17th, 2017|

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 [...]