Since its early days Enza has grown and marketed premium pear varieties to the world. As a specialty pipfruit, Enza pears are enjoyed for a short season in markets like the USA, Canada, UK, and New Zealand.
Pears have a mild, sweet flavour, and are one of the highest-fibre fruits available, offering six grams per medium-sized fruit. Pears contain a fair amount of vitamins C, K, B2, B3, and B6, and in the mineral department contain calcium, magnesium, potassium, copper, and manganese. Lastly they are rich source of important antioxidants.
Doyenne du Comice
A large pear with yellowish-green skin which often has a red blush. The flesh is fine, juicy and sweet, and the shape regular. This is certainly a premium eating pear.
Closely related to the Doyenné du Comice, Taylor’s Gold is a medium-large pear with a completely cinnamon coloured russet skin. The yellowish white and melting flesh is very juicy.
A medium-large pear with a characteristically long neck, cinnamon-brown russet skin and fine, melting flesh. Beurré Bosc is an excellent eating pear.
This combination of an apple and a pear is known by many as Nashi pear. It is a medium sized fruit with a smooth glossy, yellow-green skin. Asian pears have become popular in Europe because of their refreshing, crisp, sweet and extremely juicy flesh. They should be refrigerated before eating to enhance their flavour and texture.