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Pear - Asian Shinko

Pear - Asian Shinko


Shinko, meaning 'new success', is a medium size Asian pear with rounded golden-brown skin and yellow-white flesh. It is very sweet with hints of citrus and spice.


Shinko Asian pears are great in salads, cheese plates and desserts.


Asian pears ripen completely on the tree and are crisp and firm in texture with sweet flavor. They are often called apple pears because most Asian pear varieties are apple shaped and, when eaten, have a crunchy apple-like texture. Asian pears are native to both China and Japan. Japanese varieties have yellow-brown skin, while Chinese varieties have green-yellow skin.

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