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Apr-10-14
Pear Bureau Names Winner in Canadian National Culinary Student Competition

New Brunswick student earns highest marks

Mar-14-14
USA Pears Launches the "Pear-fect Season for Green" Pinterest Contest

Pin for a chance to win $250 and Green Anjou pears

Feb-06-14
USA Pears Sponsors Olympic Athlete Torin Koos

Cross-country skier hails from the heart of pear country

Feb-03-14
Pureed Pears Lend Flavor and Texture to Wintertime Soups

USA Pears offers three soups with creamy texture, but no cream

Jan-14-14
Introducing the Pear Up with USA Pears Display Contest

Grocers of all sizes have a chance to win $11,250 in prizes

Dec-02-13
Happy National Pear Month!

Pears Star at the Center of the Plate during National Pear Month

Oct-02-13
Ingles Named 2013 Pear Retailer of the Year

Northwest pear growers forecast a full-size crop from Washington and Oregon

Jun-05-13
Estimate for 2013 Northwest Pear Crop Released

Northwest pear growers forecast a full-size crop from Washington and Oregon

Mar-28-13
Regional Finalists Named in Canadian Culinary Competition

Five culinary students will face off in Toronto on April 16 for the National Grand Prize

Mar-04-13
First Shipments of USA Pears Arrive in China

Shipments of pears from Washington and Oregon reach Chinese consumers for first time in history

Jan-28-13
USA Pears Gain Access to China

China expected to emerge as top export market

Jan-22-13
Introducing Pear World

Playful new pear-themed website will educate and engage children

Dec-03-12
Celebrate National Pear Month with Fresh Recipe Inspiration

Food bloggers develop recipes to celebrate National Pear Month

Oct-18-12
Pear Bureau Northwest Awarded 2012 Specialty Crop Block Grant

WSDA approves $75,000 grant project

Aug-21-12
Perk Up Back to School Lunches with Healthy USA Pears

Kid-friendly lunch ideas for back-to-school season and all year long

Jun-06-12
Northwest Fresh Pear Industry Forecasts Size of 2012 Harvest

Good-sized crop of excellent quality expected from Washington and Oregon

May-24-12
Pear Bureau Northwest Promotes Bob Koehler to Lead Regional Marketing Manager

Industry veteran to develop national marketing strategies

Apr-23-12
USA Pears Names Grand Prize Winner in Canadian Culinary Student Recipe Competition

Student from BC wins top honors

Feb-17-12
Culinary Students Perk Up the Pear

Pear and Prosciutto Ravioli wins grand prize

Mar-02-12
Bosc Pears in Season Through Spring

Celebrate spring with Bosc pears

Nov-08-11
This Holiday Season, The Time is Ripe for Pears

National Pear Month celebrates the versatility of pears

Sep-29-11
Fulfill MyPlate Guidelines with USA Pears

Ins-pear-ation to meet MyPlate guidelines

Sep-19-11
White Fleshed Fruits and Vegetables Lower Stroke Risk

A pear a day could keep strokes away

Aug-16-11
Pear Bureau Helps Lead MyPlate Promotion Efforts

Pear Bureau named USDA National Strategic Partner

Jun-21-11
Pear Bureau and DeCA Put the Pear on a Pedestal

Commissary displays showcase the versatility of fresh pears

May-18-11
Pear Bureau Releases 2011-12 Northwest Fresh Pear Crop Estimates

Estimates project a rebound from last year's short crop

May-18-11
US Culinary Students Prove Flair with the Pear

Pomegranate-Pear French Toast wins grand prize and people's choice award

Apr-13-11
Canadian Culinary Students Awarded for Pear Creations

Five regional winners faced off for national grand prize

Mar-15-11
Chef Carmen Gonzalez Creates a Pear Party Dish

Her Latin appetizer is pear-fect for spring

Feb-17-11
Kevin Moffitt Appointed to Lead World Apple and Pear Association

Moffitt steps in for two-year term

Feb-02-11
Pear Bureau and Schoolmenu.com Share School Nutrition Information

Pear Bureau Northwest promotes child nutrition with Schoolmenu.com

Jan-07-11
Pear Bureau Northwest Cheers Packers to Victory

Pear Bureau Northwest cheers on the Green Bay Packers with a game day spread.

Dec-01-10
USDA Declares December as National Pear Month

Pear Bureau Northwest celebrates National Pear Month with daily social media posts.

Nov-11-10
Portland's Matt Lightner Partners Northwest Ingredients

Chef Matt Lightner celebrates the bounty of the Northwest with an original recipe.

Oct-06-10
Pear Panache Honors Chef Sam Talbot

Chef Sam Talbot highlights a season trend: pickled pears.

Sep-24-10
Epicurious "Perfect Pear" Recipe Contest

Home cooks can submit a recipe using USA Pears for a wine country getaway

Jun-18-10
Pear Bureau Northwest Releases Fresh Pear Crop Estimates for 2010-2011 Season

The forthcoming pear harvest’s yield is estimated to be in line with five-year average

May-20-10
USA Pears partners with 20th Century Fox in Marmaduke Movie release in Mexico

HEB, Soriana, Smart, Comercial Mexicana, and Chedruari Stores Participate in Summer Promotion

May-12-10
Regional Winners Face Off for Pear Excellence Grand Prize

Five culinary students prepared their fresh pear recipes for judges at The Art Institute of Vancouver.

Apr-02-10
USA Pears Names Winner of Nationwide Culinary Student Contest

Three student finalists dished up their pear recipes for judges at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Portland, Ore.

Mar-08-10
Spring Menus Sing with USA Pears and Mache

USA Pears and Epic Roots team up to create spring salads.

Mar-01-10
Pear Bureau Northwest Recognizes Jennifer Buehler for Spring Pear Entree

Lauro Kitchen’s Jennifer Buehler wows with spring recipe of Braised Lamb and Caramelized Pears

Feb-01-10
D.C. Chef John Therres Awarded Pear Panache Honor for Pear Ketchup

Pear Ketchup recipe scores big for game time snacking

Jan-28-10
USA Pears Sponsors U.S. Ski Team Athlete Torin Koos

Northwest-grown Pears Support Northwest-grown Cross Country Skier in 2010 Winter Olympic Games

Jan-04-10
New York Mixologist Kara Newman Honored for her Spicy Pear Concoction

Newman kicks off the new year with a fresh pear cocktail recipe.

Dec-09-09
Kevin Moffitt Appointed Chairman of US Agricultural Export Development Council

Pear Bureau Northwest President and CEO will bridge communication between organization members and government decision-makers

Dec-01-09
Hedy Goldsmith's Festive Pear and Cardamom Granita Earns Pear Bureau Approval

December Pear Panache chef creates a refreshing holiday dessert

Dec-01-09
Record Crop of USA Pears to Fill Produce Bins, Just in Time for Holidays and National Pear Month

New holiday cookbooks and creative pear recipes celebrate the season's bounty

Nov-02-09
Austin Chef Ethan Holmes Wows with Holiday Pear Crisp

Chef Ethan Holmes' pear crisp brings a touch of decadence to the holiday table

Oct-01-09
Philadelphia Chef David Katz of Meme Recognized for Mastery of the Pear

David Katz creates a unique recipe with the sugary-sweet Seckel pear.

Sep-30-09
USA Pears Partners with BUILT

USA Pears Partners with BUILT to Distribute
Pear Packers with Lunch Tote Purchases Made at Builtny.com

Sep-14-09
Portland Farmers Market Sponsors Pear Contest on Twitter

“What is Your Favorite Way to Have a Pear?” Best Tweet in 140 Characters Wins Prize!

Sep-07-09
USA Pears Gives Fans a Chance to Meet Pop Band Honor Society in Hollywood

Exciting partnership offers fans an opportunity to win a trip for four to Hollywood to meet Honor Society!

Sep-01-09
Pear Bureau Northwest Announces First Chef Honoree of the Season

Chef Geoff Kelty’s Savory Grilled Pear Appetizer is Featured in Annual Pear Panache Program

Jul-15-09
USA Pears PEARS Up with Pop Band Honor Society

Innovative partnership gives fans the chance to meet Honor Society this summer!

Jun-24-09
Northwest Fresh Pear Crop Estimates Released for 2009 Season

Initial Estimates Point to Above Average-Sized Crop from Oregon and Washington

Jun-01-09
Pear Bureau Northwest Seeks Fresh InsPEARation

Culinary pros are encouraged to submit original recipes for annual Pear Panache program

Apr-09-09
Pear Bureau Northwest President Named Produce Industry Top 25 Leader

Produce industry trade publication "The Packer" honors Kevin Moffitt for exceptional leadership

Feb-11-09
Pears and Portland Public Schools Make a Perfect Pair

School cafeterias to serve Oregon-grown pears in February; New Seasons Market to conduct in-store pear tastings to help celebrate the Harvest of the Month

Nov-18-08
Pear Lovers Across the Globe Celebrate USA Pears

Fresh from the Pacific Northwest, America's pears are prized around the world; USDA declares December as National Pear Month

Aug-28-08
Pear Bureau Dishes out Best Fresh Pear Recipes

First of seven winning chefs unveiled for 2008-2009 season of Pear Panache chef recognition program; Chef David Anderson of Vindalho creates a sweet and savory Pear Ginger Chutney

Jul-24-08
Olympic Athletes Sink their Teeth into Pears

Fresh USA Pears part of 2008 Track and Field Olympic Team Trials in Eugene, Oregon