Frieda's Specialty Produce - Ya Pear

Overview

What is a Ya Pear?

  • Ya Pear is a type of Asian Pear with a traditional European pear shape and a thin white or pale green skin. The flesh is white, crisp and juicy with a sweet honey-like flavor.

How to Eat

  • Best enjoyed out of hand or added cold in dishes.

Health Benefits

  • Good source of vitamin C.

How to Store

  • Keep refrigerated and consume within a few days of purchasing them. These pears are meant to be crispy. They should not be soft like a ripe European pear.

When are they in season?

  • The U.S.A. ya pears are available September and October, and the China ya pears are available November through March.

Where are they grown?

  • Product of China and U.S.A.

Recipes