Add positive lifestyle messaging to the lunchroom and classroom with our new poster and bookmarks that highlight canned pears as a natural source of energy for active kids. We've also added two new puzzles to our collection of Fun and Games! To order and download, click here.

December is a great time to celebrate USA-grown fresh and canned pears. Pears are an important part of American agriculture with U.S. growers managing 49,300 acres of pear orchards yielding more than 831,610 tons of pears. Find delicious ways to serve canned pears in the foodservice recipe section on the Pacific Northwest Canned Pear Service website

The first 3 newsletter subscribers who "Like" Eat Canned Pears before October 28th will each receive one $25 Amazon gift card

PNCPS announces four winners of its "Ripe 'n Ready Recipe Contest," a month-long challenge offered to Guest Services (GSI) chefs. Check out the winning recipes
Roasted Pear French Toast Supreme, Chef Robert Bates, Steptoe & Johnson, LLP
Pork Schnitzel with Warm Pear Chutney, Chef Brian Yelverton, Boeing-NRO Office
Pear and Banana Oatmeal Cereal Bars, Chef Chris Fournier, Hogan Lovells

The Canned Food Alliance supported two recent studies that analyzed the eating habits of adults and children using 2001-2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data. The research suggests that American adults and children who eat canned fruits and vegetables not only have better overall diets, but they also eat more total produce compared to those who do not. Get the facts.
Fully prepped fruits and vegetables that are ready to eat, with no waste, and come in a recyclable container - now that's easy!