Pear Bureau Northwest Welcomes New Marketing Communications Manager

October 8, 2021 Pear Bureau Northwest

Pear Bureau Northwest is pleased to announce Jim Morris has joined the organization as Marketing Communications Manager.

Honeybear Organic Distribution Increases

September 15, 2021 Honeybear Brands

Honeybear Brands kicked off their organic apple and pear harvest last month and expect to complete domestic harvest in October. As more of their organic trees come into production this season, Honeybear will have a significantly larger domestic organic crop. Organic Gala, Honeycrisp, Granny Smith, Fujis, Pink Lady and Cosmic Crisp will all be available this season.

Northwest Fresh Pear Industry Announces Exceptional Quality Harvest for 2021

September 9, 2021 Pear Bureau Northwest

With harvest in full swing throughout the four growing regions of the Pacific Northwest, the pear industry is releasing the first official estimate of the 2021-22 fresh pear crop for Washington and Oregon. The industry’s fresh pear estimate is 16.1 million standard box equivalents, which is very close to a four-year average. 

Stemilt Eyes Sweet Start For Rushing Rivers Summer Pears

August 19, 2021 Stemilt

The dog days of summer are fading in the distance, and that signals the start of Stemilt’s new pear crop and the arrival of summer varieties. The company is in full harvest mode on its Rushing Rivers® conventional and organic Bartlett and Starkrimson pears and packing fruit fresh to order now to spur the back-to-school rush and first promotions of the season at retail.

Prognosfruit 2021 Releases its Annual Apple and Pear Crop Forecast, Showing a 10% Increase in Apple Production and a 28% Decrease for Pears

Prognosfruit’s 2021 European apple and pear crop forecast revealed that while apple production is set to increase by 10%, the upcoming pear crop is expected to decrease by 28%. On 5 August 2021, more than 150 international representatives from the apple and pear sector joined the Prognosfruit 2021 Online Conference, the second virtual edition of the event in its 46 years, to discuss the 2021 production forecast for apples and pears.