PEAR-RIPENING PROGRAM EXPANDS TO 10 SUPERMARKET CHAINS

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The California Pear Advisory Board has moved its program to improve in-store pear ripening into 10 chains in 18 markets this summer.ee chains, which increased pear sales by 50%, according to the commodity board here.For this year's program, representatives of the CPAB are educating personnel at the distribution, corporate and store levels about proper ripening techniques, according

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The California Pear Advisory Board has moved its program to improve in-store pear ripening into 10 chains in 18 markets this summer.

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