California pears come in a variety of shapes, colors, flavors and textures which makes them versatile and delicious in so many different ways. To help shed some light on common questions surrounding these fantastic fruits, it’s time for a little truth or pear!
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From early summer to fall, you can find California-grown pears at your local Nugget Markets. Many Golden State growers are fourth and fifth generation farmers along the Sacramento River Delta and up north in Mendocino and Lake County, some with trees over 100 years old still producing fruit to this day! The cooling nighttime temperatures in the Delta’s lowland levees along the river and orchard-lined hills of Mendocino are the perfect climate to make the perfect pear.