Pears are originally from Europe and northern region of Asia. Pears are a member of the rose family of plants and it is found in a variety of colors and shape, including many different shades of green, red, yellow/gold, and brown. The skin of pears is slightly rough, yellowish when ripe, and encloses a crisp, juicy, and a fine white or cream-coloured flesh. Sometimes it is slightly grainy around and inside the core. The flesh can be more or less juicy, melting, and aromatic depend
ing on the variety. Pear represents a rich source of fiber, free from cholesterol, and low in calories, fat, and sodium. The nutrients in dried pear are more concentrated. Unripe pear can be indigestible and have a laxative effect.
Pears is one of the most important fruit in the world and is cultivated in all temperate-zone countries of both hemispheres. China has become the world’s largest grower of pears.