• There are over 3000 varieties of pears worldwide. • Pears used to be called “butter fruit” for its soft, butter-like texture. • Pears are a part of the rose family. • Before tobacco was introduced in Europe, pear leaves were smoked. • Pears are one of the highest-fiber fruits, offering six grams per medium-sized fruit, helping you meet your daily requirement of 25 to 30 grams.

Nutrition Chart

 Pears (Fresh), Nutritive value per   100 g: Energy 58 Kcal,        Carbohydrates 13.81 g, Protein 0.38 g, Total Fat 0.12 g, Cholesterol 0 mg,        Dietary Fiber 3.10 g,

Source: USDA National Nutrient database