Pear Bureau Northwest Receives Trade Mitigation Relief Funding

August 14, 2019 Pear Bureau Northwest

Effective immediately, the funding will enable PBNW to launch a variety of promotions in leading export markets including Mexico, Canada, India, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Industry Reports Larger Northwest Pear Crop Than Initial Estimate for 2019-20 Season

August 8, 2019 Pear Bureau Northwest

“The increase from the initial estimate is due to the fruit sizing up very well in the last two months. Growers are reporting large, beautiful fruit on the trees with sizes that are in demand from retailers in the U.S. and Canada. With ample larger sized pears, there will also be plenty of smaller fruit to fill the demand for bagged pears and for the export markets that prefer smaller fruit,” stated Kevin Moffitt, President and CEO of Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW).

Pear Bureau Northwest Releases How-to Videos for School Foodservice

July 31, 2019 Pear Bureau Northwest

With the 2019-20 pear season season just around the corner, Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) is ramping up its outreach to foodservice professionals. One of the newest initiatives is a series of tutorial videos aimed at providing pear ripening, serving, and nutritional tips to professionals in schools.

Pear Bureau Northwest Launches Shoppable Recipe Technology on Website

July 19, 2019 Pear Bureau Northwest

The tool allows visitors to the USAPears.org website to purchase ingredients from the online retailer of their choice directly from the recipe page, making for a seamless and efficient pear-purchasing experience.

Pear Industry Elects New Officers For 2019-20 Season

June 14, 2019 Pear Bureau Northwest

On Thursday, May 30th, the pear industry elected new officers during their annual meeting in Portland, OR. With the full confidence of the marketing organization, the newly elected officers to the Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) will lead the board, and the newly elected officers to the Fresh Pear Committee (FPC) will lead the committee in accordance with Marketing Order 927: Pears Grown in Oregon and Washington.