Northwest Fresh Pear Industry Announces 2023 Crop Estimate and Promotions

September 8, 2023 Pear Bureau Northwest

With harvest underway throughout the four growing regions, Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) announces the first estimate of the 2023-24 fresh pear crop for Washington and Oregon. The industry’s fresh pear estimate is 15.2 million standard box equivalents, which is on par with the four-year average.

Idyllic Washington Weather Sets the Stage For a Phenomenal CMI Orchards Apple Season

August 10, 2023 CMI Orchards

CMI Orchards gears up for the new crop with the largest selection of branded, core, and organic apples and pears all in one place. Despite a late bloom, CMI’s Robb Myers, Vice President of Business Development, reports that it was an excellent one.

USA Pears Recognized In Good Housekeeping’s 2023 Best Snack Awards

July 21, 2023 Pear Bureau Northwest

USA Pears announced that its 10 pear varieties were recognized in Good Housekeeping’s 2023 Best Snack Awards.

Morning Kiss Organic Welcomes Imported Pear Season

April 20, 2023 Morning Kiss Organic

Morning Kiss Organic is welcoming imported pear season, working with partners in Argentina to provide the highest quality fruit. Import season runs March through June, and seasonal varieties that will be offered include Packham, D’Anjou, Bartlett.

Digging into a New Automated Pear Packing Line for Stemilt’s Pear Program

March 28, 2023 Stemilt

Stemilt is digging for gold – if gold was a new pear packing line. Stemilt’s automated pear line is aimed to be fully operational by 2024 after breaking first grounds at Stemilt Growers in Wenatchee, WA. VP of Production, Todd George, shares a mid-March update on the pear line construction process.