Organic Pears

Abate Fetel

Abate Fetel

IMPORT / Apr - Mid-June

Abate Fetel pears are known for having very long necks. Their skin has a yellow background, red blush, and some speckling. The slightly crisp flesh is white and aromatic with a rich, sweet flavor and hints of honey.

Asian Pear

Asian Pear

DOMESTIC / Sept - Mid-Jan

There are many varieties of Asian pears - Bridges sells Hosui, Kosui, 20th Century, New Century, Olympic and Yoinashe. Asian pears are known for their sweet, floral flavor and wonderful crunch.

Autumn Bartlett

Autumn Bartlett

IMPORT / Apr - Mid-July

The Autumn Bartlett, also known as the Packham, is similar in size, shape and flavor to the Bartlett but with a slightly wider base. They are an aromatic pear with sweet juicy flesh.

Bartlett

Bartlett

IMPORT / Mid-Feb- April
DOMESTIC / Mid-Aug - Oct

Bartlett pears have the classic pear shape, with a thin, smooth skin that ripens to an even yellow. They are a very sweet and juicy pear, with a lovely aroma and buttery flesh.

Red Bartlett

Red Bartlett

IMPORT / Mar - Mid-May
DOMESTIC / Sept - Mid-Oct

Red Bartlett have sweet luscious flesh and vibrant red skin. Their beautiful coloring makes them a striking addition to a salad or a cheese platter.

Bosc

Bosc

IMPORT / Mid-Apr - Mid-July
DOMESTIC / Mid-Sept - Feb

Bosc pears are a beautiful bronze color with flesh that is very sweet, juicy and an optimal texture for baking or poaching. This variety stays relatively firm even when ripe and ready to eat.

Comice

Comice

DOMESTIC / Mid-Oct - Mid-Jan

Comice is one of the largest and sweetest pear varieties. They are thick-necked with very delicate yellow skin and red blush. Try pairing them with wine and cheese, as their distinct, lingering taste hold its own with other intense flavors.

Concorde

Concorde

DOMESTIC / Oct - Dec

The Concorde pear is easily recognized by its exceptionally long neck.  This variety has a firm texture and vanilla-like sweetness and is slow to brown when cut.

D'Anjou

D'Anjou

IMPORT / May - June
DOMESTIC / Oct - Mid-Feb

D’Anjou is an egg or oval-shaped pear, with speckled yellow-green skin that does not change color when ripe. They have a mild, slightly acidic flavor and firmer texture, making them a good choice for cooking techniques, such as poaching.

Red D'Anjou

Red D'Anjou

DOMESTIC / Nov - Jan

The Red D'Anjou is a deep maroon oval-shaped pear, with a firm texture and mild, balanced flavor that is sweet, but somewhat acidic.

Packham

Packham

IMPORT / Mid-Apr - July

The Packham, also known as the Autumn Bartlett, is similar in size, shape and flavor to the Bartlett but with a slightly wider base.

Starkrimson

Starkrimson

DOMESTIC / Mid-Aug - Oct

Starkrimson have a beautiful, full red color and white flesh that is very juicy with a sweet floral flavor. They make a wonderful complement to strong-flavored cheese.