Here at GVIP, we grow and pack an extensive range of Pears and Apples on our Orchards. Due to our large Storage Facilities – we have stock readily available for your requirements.
Delicious and healthy, pears are the perfect fruit to make any dish more delicious. We have a wide variety of types of Pears including from a classic pear like the Packham, to other varieties such as the Beurre Bosch Pear .
Joséphine De Malines
Flavour: Rich and sweet
Ripe when: Light green skin starts to turn yellow
Enjoy: Fresh or cooked
Flavour: Sweet and juicy
Ripe when: Also known as Williams Bon Chrétien or Barlett pears, their green skin turns yellow when ripe
Enjoy: Fresh when they are ripe and juicy, or use them when they are on the firmer side for cooking
Flavour: Sweet, buttery and firm
Ripe when: Green-brown skin starts to turn a distinct cinnamon colour
Enjoy: Their traditional pear shape and firmer texture makes them great for cooking, particularly poaching.
Flavour: Sweet, rich and juicy
Ripe when: Bright green skin fades to a light green or slight yellow
Enjoy: Fresh and in cooking
Flavour: Fragrant, sweet and juicy
Ripe when: Flesh gives a little when you gently press near the stem. Corella Pears have a smooth green-yellow skin, sometimes with a fabulous red blush.
Enjoy: Typically smaller pears, they are great fresh or for cooking
Red Siena Pride
Bold presence with a bright to deep red overall skin finish. Soft, sweet and juicy, making excellent eating quality.
Flavour: Soft, sweet and juicy.
Ripe when: Bold presence with a bright to deep red overall skin finish, the neck of pear becomes soft, the softer the neck the more ripen it is
Enjoy: Great for snacking, baking or fresh cooking
The Goulburn Valley is known as Australia’s Food Bowl. 90% of Pears are grown within the Goulburn Valley and GVIP has been proudly growing pears since 1948 and continues this legacy today through the Georgopoulos family.