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Pear Bureau prepares for World Pear Day

Pear Bureau Northwest is launching the 2020 edition of its annual World Pear Day on December 5.

NW pear growers create flavor experience through videos

The Pear Bureau Northwest is sharing the industry's commitment to supplying retailers and their customers with flavorful pears through a handful of new tactics.

Pear pizza promotion offers chance to win pizza oven

USA Pears is offering pear consumers a chance to win a outdoor pizza oven with the group’s #pearpizza takeover contest during National Pizza Month in October.

Stemilt touts packaging options at PMA virtual booth

Wenatchee, Wash.-based Stemilt Growers is touting its apple and pear packaging options at the Produce Marketing Association’s virtual Fresh Summit.

World Pear Day promotions planned by Stemilt Growers

Dec. 5 is World Pear Day and Wenatchee, Wash.-based Stemilt Growers says its Rushing Rivers pears offer perfect promotion opportunities.

USA Pears brings back pizza campaign

The Pear Bureau Northwest is celebrating National Pizza Month (October) by bringing back the pear pizza campaign.

Western wildfire concerns move from California to Oregon

Wildfires were causing a wide range of problems for the produce industry in the first two weeks of September.

Plums get lots of love on PMG

As the official start to autumn neared fall staples took more spots among the PMG top 20, but summer items and year-round favorites still held their own the week of Sept. 7.

Stemilt’s d’anjou pears undergo RipeRite process

Stemilt Growers’ Rushing Rivers d’anjou and red d’anjou pears go through a process that the Wenatchee, Wash.-based company’ calls the RipeRite program.

Data show strong apple demand this summer

Honeycrisp, granny smith, fuji and gala have experienced notable sales growth this summer as families consume more food at home amid the COVID-19 pandemic.