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Best Ways To Store And Use Pears

Best Storage

The fridge is the best place to store pears.

Ripen your pears on the countertop and then store them in the fridge to prolong shelf life, freshness and quality.

Ensure your fridge is set between 0 and 4°C.

Can I Freeze It?


Pears can be frozen in slices. Freeze them in a single layer to stop the slices from sticking together, and then pack the slices into bags once frozen.

Fresher For Longer

Separate out fruit that is ripening more quickly than the rest. Don’t throw bruised pears away – instead, cut off any brown parts and chop the rest into wedges for a snack or to add to your baking.

Use It Up

Got leftover pears? Chop and mix them with apples to make a delicious baked crumble. Blend overripe or bruised pears with other fruits to make a yummy smoothie, add them into baking, or cook them on the stovetop like you would to make applesauce.

Did You Know?

Can the pears with their juice to extend their shelf life.

Pear skins are rich in antioxidant nutrients and contain about half of the pear’s total dietary fibre.

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