Apple Pears

Taste: These crisp, juicy delights have a grainy, textured skin and a refreshing taste.

Nutritional Info:

  • One large fruit, approximately 3 inches in diameter, contains 116 calories and 9.9 grams of fiber
  • Contains approximately 330 milligrams of potassium and 10 milligrams vitamin C (potassium helps your body regulate blood pressure, while vitamin C is an important antioxidant and plays a role in collagen formation)
  • Contains 10% of your daily requirement of Vitamin K, which is important for bone health as well as for helping your blood clot normally

When to Look for Apple Pears: Apple Pears generally hit our stands the end of August. 

Best Uses for Apple Pears: Apple Pears are interesting, as they have the sweetness of a pear, but the firmness of an apple. Try slicing them thinly and adding them to your sandwiches! They also make fantastic additions to salad dressings and slaws. 

How to Store Apple Pears: Store them in a fruit bowl on your counter for up to 14 days or in your refrigerator for three to four weeks.