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Pears (Packham)
Pears (Packham)
Pears (Packham)

Pears (Packham)

  •  Certified Organic

    Pears start making their appearance in Autumn and winter!  Just in time for warm stewed fruits, apple and pear desserts/muffins.  They are also delicious as a snack just as they are.

    • Pears are a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Manganese, Magnesium, and Dietary Fibre.
    • Best Stored: In a dry place
    • Will Ripen at Room Temp
    • Store in Fridge for extended storage time.
    • Can be eaten raw or cooked.  

    Health Benefits

    • Vitamin A is an antioxidant and helps with vision, bone growth, reproduction, cell function, and your immune system
    • Vitamin C is needed for the growth and repair of the tissues in all parts of your body.
    • Vitamin K makes proteins for healthy bones and tissues and blood clotting.
    • Manganese is an essential nutrient for your body to function! It helps process cholesterol, carbohydrates, protein and may also be involved in bone formation.
    • Magnesium can help regulate muscle and nerve function, blood sugar levels, and blood pressure.  It is also essential for making protein, bone, and DNA.
    • Dietary Fibre, is important for a healthy bowel.

    Eat

    • Raw as is
    • In Salads
    • Baked
    • Stewed
    • Poached