This fruit belongs to the family Rosaceae, that contains more than 2,000 species of herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees distributed in temperate regions worldwide.

Major European fruit belonging to this family are: apple, loquat, quince, plums, strawberries, blackberries, etc.. Its shape depends on the variety concerned and oscillates between an apple and a tear, and its flavor, texture and color, which ranging from yellow to green to red and brown.


Flat, irregular, medium to big calibre.Very heterogeneous.Thick epidermis. Greenish-yellow colour, with dark green spots. Juicy, sweet although sometimes acid. Good tasty quality.
Medium to thick quality. Long with a Pumpkin and pear shape.The skin is greenish-yellow. The pulp in white, consistent and sweet. Good flavour.
Medium to thick calibre, long pear shape or subconic, with a regular outline. Thin skin, smooth and greenish-yellow, or pink when exposed to the sun. The pulp in white- yellow, firm, quite smooth, sweet and medium tasty quality.
Small to medium quality. With a pear shape sometimes ovoidal. Green, smooth and thin epidermis.Turns to pale green or gray when ripe.Slightly red coat in fruits exposed to the sun. White smooth pulp, a little granulated in the centre, juicy when ripe.
Small calibre. Short and piriform. Its skin is smooth, juicy, aromatic and has an excellent tasty quality.
Medium to thick quality depending in the crop or the year. Long pear shape with quite regular outline, sometimes asymmetrical.Thick skin, Greenish-yellow, with more or less russeting depending in the climate. White to yellow pulp, juicy, sweet and good to excellent tasty quality.
Medium to big calibre. Usually green but sometimes has a red shade if it has been in the sun. Stong texture, it is very juicy when its close to ripe. White thin pulp.
Thick calibre. Short pear shape. Frequently asymmetrical. Its skin is smooth, thin and fragile, very sensitive to friction.Greenish-yellow. Its pulp is white, thin, juicy, aromatic and an excellent tasty quality.
Medium calibre, sometimes in small and abundant crops. Regular pear shape. Thin, smooth skin. Light green, yellow when ripe. With a pink shadow in the parts exposed to the sun. White or creamy pulp, smooth and juicy, sweet and slightly perfumed, with a good taste. Calicic cavity very open and flat, quite characteristic.
Medium or thick calibre. Pear-global shape, asymmetrical and irregular outline. Quite thin epidermis, light green to yellow when ripe. Thin pulp ivory colour. Juicy and sweet but slightly perfumed.
Medium to thick calibre. Regular and asymmetrical pear shape an a little cidondiform. Thin and smooth skin, very delicate. Yellow-green with an intense pink or light red shadow in the parts exposed to the sun. White-creamy pulp, compact, juicy and sweet, slightly perfumed.
Medium to thick calibre and irregular outline. Greenish, thick skin. White pulp, a little granulated, consistent, very juicy and a little acid.
Dark red skin, pale green and red or light orange when ripe. Strong flavour and aromatic. Generally, low quality test.
Medium calibre. Round shape. The skin is yellow with green spots. The pulp is consistent and crispy.
Medium to thick, pear shape, sometimes truncated in the peduncle area. Regular and symmetrical. Smooth skin, yellow with a pink shade in the area exposed to the sun. White and juicy pulp. A little granulated, with a medium tasty quality.
Medium to thick calibre and irregular outline. Smooth pale green skin. The pulp is white, thin, smooth, juicy and sweet. Characteristic aroma and good tasty quality.

Nutritional properties

Composition per 100 g

Calories (KCAL) - 67
Carbohydrate (G) - 11,5
Fiber (G) - 2,2
Potassium (MG) - 130
Magnesium (MG) - 8,4
Provitamin A (MCG) - 2
Vitamin C (MG) - 5,2
Folic acid (MG) - 3