USA Pears recognized in Good Housekeeping's Best Snack Awards
USA Pears' 10 pear varieties were recognized in Good Housekeeping’s 2023 Best Snack Awards. Select winners can be found in the July/August issue of Good Housekeeping.
“We’re thrilled to have been selected by Good Housekeeping for this award in the Powerhouse Produce category,” said Jim Morris, marketing communications manager for Pear Bureau Northwest. “Pears make a nutritious, high-fiber and versatile addition to savory snacks and meals, or to naturally satisfy your sweet tooth.”
“Along with many familiar varieties, including Bartlett, Anjou and Bosc, our growers in Washington and Oregon also produce other heirloom varieties, and several new pears introduced in the last few years. So, there are sweet and juicy pears for every taste — from crisp to very juicy, with overtones ranging from citrus and vanilla, to floral and cinnamon,” said Kevin Moffitt, president and CEO of Pear Bureau Northwest.
More than 700 grower families in the Pacific Northwest are currently preparing to begin harvest in August to deliver a fresh new crop of sweet, delicious pears to markets soon.