Fruits are harvested green and it continues to ripen after removal from the tree. That way, farmers of pears prevents it becoming overripe before it reaches the markets.
Refrigeration stops the ripening process so leave it on the shelves till it ripens. They are rich in folate, vitamin C, copper, and potassium. They can be eaten crisp or soft. The best time to eat fruits is first thing in the morning after a glass of water.
There are a variety of ways to enjoy the fruit. They can be eaten fresh, canned, or baked into a yummy dessert. Wine poached pears is a very popular dessert.