Pears

Northwest pear estimate slightly up from 2015

Northwest pear growers are releasing fresh pear harvest projections following their annual meetings in Portland last week. Collectively, Washington’s Wenatchee and Yakima regions and Oregon’s Mid-Columbia and Medford regions estimate a fresh pear harvest of... more »

Pear Bureau Northwest presents display contest winners

The results are in for the 3rd annual “Pear Up with USA Pears” display contest sponsored by Pear Bureau Northwest. Produce personnel submitted creative and educational USA Pears displays featuring Green Anjou, Red Anjou, Bosc... more »

Miticide options for controlling mites in fruit

Mites can be significant pests of fruit crops. There are many miticides available for control of European red mites (ERM), twospotted spider mites (TSSM), cyclamen mites (CM) and rust mites (RM), as well as apple... more »

Pear Bureau Northwest redesigns foodservice website

After a busy year redesigning the consumer, trade, and Spanish language websites, Pear Bureau Northwest proudly releases a site dedicated to pear menu concepts and education for the foodservice industry. The versatility of USA Pears... more »

Comment period extended on apple, pear imports rule

USDA APHIS is extending the comment period on the proposed rule that would amend the regulations to allow the importation of fresh apple and pear fruit from certain countries in the European Union into the... more »

Anjou pears qualify for Heart-Check certification

Beginning in February, Green and Red Anjou from USA Pears were certified as heart-healthy by the American Heart Association. The certification allows Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) to use the Heart-Check mark throughout on-line, print, and... more »

Customized Brokers to clear perishables entering port of Charleston

Customized Brokers , Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Miami-based subsidiary specializing in Customs clearance of imported perishable apparel and refrigerated products, said it could begin clearing certain produce requiring cold-treatment from Peru, Uruguay and Argentina into the Port of... more »

Rivermaid Trading Company hires new sales manager

Rivermaid Trading Company has hired Kyle Persky to fill the role of Sales Manager for its... more »


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