Conference Pear problems

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pauline murphy asked 6 years ago

What causes hard woody bits in pear fruit? How to avoid?

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
Pears contain stone cells, that feel gritty.

It is part of the taste/mouth feel of the fruit.

They are less obvious if the fruit is picked as soon as ready, and it allowed to soften reasonably before eating.