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Press Releases

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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 [...]

PEAR BUREAU NORTHWEST HIRES COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

October 16th, 2017|

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 [...]

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 [...]