Pear from Emilia Romagna I.G.P.
Price per Kg
In the fifteenth century, pear trees were cultivated for purely ornamental purposes.
The spread of orchards in the production area of the Emilia Romagna PGI pear dates back to the seventeenth century, and then spread to the rest of northern Italy in the early twentieth century.
Emilia-Romagna is also the European cradle of pear production with 40% of the continental total.
The Pear of Emilia Romagna IGP is one of the most cultivated fruits in the Region: it includes several municipalities in the provinces of Reggio Emilia, Ferrara, Modena, Ravenna and Bologna.
These pears generally have a very sweet and in some cases flavored flavor;
according to the variety, there are also variations of crunchiness, sweetness and juiciness.
Tips & Pairings:
Each variety of pears from Emilia-Romagna IGP lends itself to different gastronomic uses and, due to these distinctive characteristics, they are increasingly appreciated by chefs and restaurateurs, not only from Emilia Romagna.
Many famous recipes in which we recommend the use of Emilia Romagna PGI Pears :
Risotto with Gorgonzola and Pear, Pie and Mascarpone Cake, Pear Tart are just some of these delights.