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Heart-Check Certification Expanded

Bartlett and Bosc pears certified Heart-Healthy by the American Heart Association®   Portland, Oregon– October 5, 2016 – After a successful introduction of the Heart-Check certification for Green and Red Anjou pears last season, USA Pears expands American Heart Association’s heart-healthy branding to Bartlett and Bosc pears from the Northwest.   The top three pear varieties produced by Northwest growers remain the same as in previous years: Green Anjou pears are anticipated to make up 50% of the total 2016 crop, and Bartlett and Bosc pears are expected to yield 23% and 17%, respectively.   “We received positive feedback from retailers

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