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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.
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