Pear Bureau Northwest Promotes Bob Catinella to Director of Merchandising

Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) is pleased to announce that Bob Catinella has been promoted to Director of Merchandising.

Pear Bureau Northwest Announces Staff Appointments to Industry Boards

March 18, 2022 Pear Bureau Northwest

Kevin Moffitt, President and CEO, has been appointed to the Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) Finance and Audit Committee.

Pear Bureau Northwest Promotes Aisle of Red Pears Retail Display Contest

For the second year, Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) is pleased to sponsor a turn-key “Aisle of Red Pears” display challenge, open to retailers of all sizes across the U.S. and Canada.


Pear Bureau Northwest – Still Fresh After 90 years

December 21, 2021 Pear Bureau Northwest

Pear Bureau Northwest celebrates 90 years of fruitful collaboration with Washington and Oregon fresh pear growers to drive demand for Northwest pears. Washington and Oregon pear growers fund the bureau through a federal marketing order, the oldest of its kind. In 1931, the newly created Oregon-Washington Pear Bureau began its first promotion program in the fall with an approved $15,000 budget to market that season’s 2.1 million boxes of winter pears. On December 4, 1931 it was official when growers filed articles of incorporation in Washington.

World Pear Day Returns December 4

Pear Bureau Northwest is launching the sixth edition of its annual World Pear Day on December 4. Taking place the first Saturday of December, this year’s World Pear Day will give consumers around the world the opportunity to celebrate pears through a 24-hour social media activation.