Nashi pear

Nashi pear

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  • In the shop: min 0°C – max 2°C
  • Ethylene sensitivity: moderate
  • Ethylene productivity: low
  • At home: Up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator

Quality and ripeness

Ripe Chinese pears are hard like an apple. They are edible upon purchase.



The Chinese Pear, also known as Apple-Pear due to its apple-shape, is usually eaten raw and peeled like an apple. It is used as a sweet addition to many dishes in the Asian cuisine. The fresh taste resembles pear, pineapple and honey with an Asian touch. The fruit has a high water concentration which makes it less suitable for pies or jams.


The Nashi variety is round with a yellow-brown skin. The Ya variety is pear-shaped with a more white-brown skin. The Su variety has a greenish skin and its shape is in between that of an apple and a pear.

Availability calendar Nashi Pear

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec


Out of season:
not available
Month in season:
Promo season:
special offer available

Transport methods

Air Sea Land


Transport method
not used
Transport method


personalised packaging available by request



  • 5 kg
  • 7 kg
  • 10 kg

Recipe: nashi pear


  • 1 orange, ¼ cup juice and shredded rind
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt and white pepper
  • 2 nashi pears, thinly sliced
  • 1 large avocado, peeled, cut into wedges
  • 1 smoked trout, deboned and skin removed
  • 40g snow pea tendrils
  • 1/4 cup toasted walnuts, roughly chopped

Preparation method

Whisk orange juice, oil, salt and pepper in a jug until well combined. Add orange rind. Set aside.

Layer pear, avocado, trout, snow pea tendrils and walnuts on serving plates. Drizzle dressing over salads and serve.   


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