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How Harry & David Grows the Juiciest Pears

How Harry & David Grows the Juiciest Pears

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014 in Articles, Fresh Fruit, Orchards | 0 comments

Here at Harry & David, pears are our business. We’re committed to providing the best, freshest, and tastiest fruit. We believe that a degree of attention to quality makes all the difference, which is why we still pick all of our pears by hand. We use only the most pristine and perfect pears in our gifts and fruit deliveries. Even the smallest blemish...

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Easy Canned Peaches: How to Can Peaches, with Sandy Coughlin

Easy Canned Peaches: How to Can Peaches, with Sandy Coughlin

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Fresh Fruit, Orchards, Recipes | 1 comment

  Sandy Coughlin of Reluctant Entertainer gives us some thorough instructions on how to can peaches; follow along as she goes through her step-by-step process for home canning. Recipes for canned peaches should be kept at the ready because you’ll love they way your peaches turn out. For the best results, you’ll want to use the best peaches, so make...

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Picking the Sweetest Pears

Picking the Sweetest Pears

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in Articles, Fresh Fruit, Orchards | 0 comments

Brothers Harry and David studied agriculture at Cornell University. They believed that the European Comice pear that thrived in France would also do well here in Southern Oregon, and they were right. The fruit that grew was so exceptionally sweet and juicy, they knew they had something special. They gave these new Harry & David pears a name that...

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A Story Rooted in Exceptional Pears

A Story Rooted in Exceptional Pears

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in Articles, Fresh Fruit, Orchards | 0 comments

In 1934, Harry traveled to New York City and transformed the pear orchards he and his brother David owned into a successful business. He brought enough boxes of enormous and deliciously ripe Royal Riviera® Pears with him from Southern Oregon to fill his hotel room at the Waldorf. Reaching out to a select list of top executives, Harry sent complimentary...

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