The Pear Smacks of Nutrients + Flavor

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With December being the National Pear month, it’s only appropriate to send a holiday gift basket with pears.

Are pears really diet compatible?
Because pears contain almost one forth of the daily recommended value of fiber, the nutrient dense fruit complements weight loss programs.

A medium sized pear contains only 100 calories.

What other nutrients does the pear have? Pears are nutritious source of vitamin C. This fruit also contains approximately 10 percent of the daily recommended value of vitamin C. Pears also contain phytochemicals, which have been found to thwart cell oxidation or aging.

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Which fruit bouquet company represents the best source to buy holiday fruit baskets with pears?
Among gift basket stores that package pears in their holiday fruit baskets, Harry and David reigns as the top choice, as the company cultivates organic pears.

Harry and David has been harvesting its own organic pairs for some 80+plus years. These pears go by the moniker “Royal Riviera® pears.”

What are the telltale signs of a ripe pear? How to tell when a pear is ripe?

Sources at USA Pears report that pears ripen from the inside out. When the neck of the pear is soft but firm, the fruit is at its peak.

What’s the most memorable holiday fruit gift idea, involving a pear?
Harry and David vends a variety of holiday fruit baskets. Yet, one of the most unexpected and best holiday fruit basket involving a pear is Harry and David’s Pear and Cheese Club. For three consecutive months starting in December, the gift recipient receives a half a dozen of pears,. Each shipment of pears accompanies a duo of cheeses (Piave and pecorino cheeses, Rogue Creamery® Oregonzola® and Smokey Blue® cheeses and others).

Are pears your favorite fruit? What is your favorite edible fruit?

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