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Asian Pears


For Chefs & Produce Managers
Food Service: 323-584-4940
Produce Managers: 800-468-7111

Quantity/Pack: 3 Pounds
Seasonality: Year Round
Origin: USA, Chile

Asian pear is the generic name for over 25 different varieties of this fruit. Although the outside appearance of each Asian pear may differ, all varieties are crunchy, juicy and sweet. Depending on the variety, Melissa's Asian Pears vary in size. Their color may also vary from yellow to brown, and the skin may be smooth or speckled.

They vary throughout the season but may include the following varieties at peak flavor: Hosui (Golden Russet Brown), Kosui (Golden Russet), Nijiseiki or Twentieth Century (Yellow-Green), Shinseiki (Yellow), Shinsui (Russet Brown).

Chilled or cooked, Asian pears always make an excellent addition to any meal!

Melissa's Asian Pears are hand-selected for excellent quality. Usually sold ripe and ready to eat, choose pears that are hard and fragrant. Once purchased, the fruit can be stored at room temperature or in the refrigerator for up to three months.

This item is perishable and must ship at least 2nd Day.

Any orders that do not have the appropriate shipping method selected will not be shipped out. For assistance, please call us at 800-588-0151.