My Experience

Exotic is the best word to describe the sweet, summertime pear called Tosca. Its tender bite comes with a flood of sweet and juicy goodness, made complete with a smooth and fresh finish.

This hard-to-find pear is an incredible fruit to snack on. You can also pair it with a light cheese or top it on a bed of greens.

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My Story

This specialty variety ripens early in the season and has Italian roots. It’s part Coscia, a pear from Tuscany, and part Williams pear, which is known in the U.S. by the name Bartlett.

The majority of Stemilt’s Tosca pears are organic pears! It’s the first pear to ripen in Washington State and exclusively available from Stemilt.

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Is It In Season?

Regular Season
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Organic Season
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My Story

Tosca pears are a cross between Coscia, an early-season pear that originated in Tuscany, and Williams, which is better known as the popular Bartlett pear here in the United States. Tosca pears are grown extensively in Italy. The majority of Stemilt’s Tosca pears are farmed organically. Tosca is the first pear to ripen in Washington State each summer, coming off the tree in early August.

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