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Nashi Pear

What is Nashi Pear?

The Nashi pear is a round fruit with the shape and size of an apple, hence the pear is also colloquially known as the apple pear. They have the texture and bite of an apple, but the sweetness and taste of a pear. The pear is white on the inside and has a small core. Additionally, the pear has a thin gold-coloured skin.

The pears can be useful in treating inflammation of the mucous membranes, colitis, chronic gallbladder disorders, arthritis and gout. The pears can also help lower high blood pressure, control the levels of cholesterol in the blood and increase uric acid levels. The Nashi pear is an excellent source of nutritional fibres and Vitamin C.

Growth of Nashi Pear

Even though, the Nashi pear is nowadays also cultivated at several locations in East-Asia, the pear first originated in China.

The Nashi pear can also be cultivated in the Netherlands, without problems. Unfortunately, not that many professional cultivators have chosen to do so yet. Nevertheless, the pear can be found in many private gardens. The Nashi pear does need some warmth to fully ripen here in the Dutch climate. Now, biologically cultivated Nashi pears are also available in the Netherlands.


Nashi pears should be stored, before sale, at a temperature of 0 to 3 degrees Celsius.

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Passport Nashipeer

Variety Nashi pear  
Species Pyrus pyrifolia en Pyrus bretschneideri  
Family Rosaceae (Rose family)  
Origin China  
Source East Asia  
Availability 1 harvest per year  
Packaging 7 kg open top  
Brand Discovered  

Growing areas Nashi pear

Discovered Nasi Pear

Nashi pears go under our brand Discovered. The packaging on Discovered products provides not only details about their source and flavour – and the standard table of nutritional values – but also explains how the product should be stored and prepared.


Go to the website of Discovered for more information, recipes and tips!