Northwest pears in good supply for promoting

From The Produce News | 7 February 2022

Overview of pears supplies in the U.S. market, complemented by charts from Agronometrics. Original published on February 02, 2022. 

A good supply of Northwest pears is available right now. Quality is superior on all varieties. The Bartlett market is slightly higher. The market is steady on all other varieties. This is an excellent time to promote pears in weekly ad flyers.

There are 10 attractive varieties of Northwest pears — Anjou, Red Anjou, Bartlett, Red Bartlett, Bosc, Comice, Concorde, Forelle, Seckel and Starkrimson.

Check with your suppliers to secure as many of the variety pears as possible for your promotion. Add in Asian pears as well.

The pear category is perfect for building some nice aggressive displays. Blend all varieties together for a Gala-Pear Promotion. Use different color contrast and post nice signs to draw shoppers.

We recommend you browse the Pear Bureau Northwest website for some great educational information as well as other retail material to dress up your displays.

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Source: USDA Market News via Agronometrics.
(Agronometrics users can view this chart with live updates here)

The News in Charts is a collection of stories from the industry complemented by charts from Agronometrics to help better tell their story.

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