Country of origin: UK Weight: Each
Facts: A cousin of the apple, the conference pear accounts for over 90% of pear production in this country. Strangely enough, it is a member of the rose family. Pears have been with us for over 4,000 years, and used to be more popular than apples as they were thought of as superior!
Storage: Store in a cool place, or even the fridge.
Preparation and cooking: Wash before use. Eat straight from the hand, or use in desserts or poach them. Great with cheese too!