Produce Information / Storage Tips

Use a Bluapple® to absorb ethylene gas to extend the life of produce.

Pear - European

Indications of Quality

Freedom from bruising, scars, sunburn, insect damage, mechanical injuries (impact, compression, and/or vibration bruising), and other defects; firm flesh; pleasant aroma.

Ideal Storage Conditions

Location: Ripen on the counter first, then store in the refrigerator
Temperature: 29 to 31 F (-1.5 to -0.5 C)
Relative Humidity: 90 to 95%
Approximate Storage Life: 2-7 months*

Ethylene Production: High
Ethylene Sensitivity: High

Storage Tips

Do not wash before storing. Place in a VeggieZips produce bag if desired. A HydroLIner is not necessary.

* Approximate storage life is an estimate of in-home storage length. Your results may vary significantly depending on how long produce is in transit or in stock at the market.