The scientific name for pear of Pyrus communis. This name encompasses all the pear varieties available. As a produce clerk, you are in a position to educate consumers by answering their questions.
Some pear varieties are well known while others are unfamiliar to consumers. Some may be hesitant to try something they perceive as unusual or different. Assisting consumers in their selection of different types of pears may help consumers find a new favorite that they never would have tried otherwise.
This course gives you information on the different types of pears, their best uses and how to handle and store them properly.
Course duration: 1 hour