Believe it or not, you don't even have to drive to an orchard to get fresh pears anymore! You can just buy one of our premium Pear Boxes, packed with our homegrown, juicy Bartlett pears – one of America’s most famous pear varieties ever. Kauffman Orchards is a family-owned small business in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, established back in 1915 with a vision to provide the local community with fresh, nutritious fruit that enhances quality of life for the American consumer. Today, the orchard is managed by the 4th and 5th generations of Kauffmans and still follows that goal of raising Nutrient-Dense fruit that has enhanced vitamins, minerals, and flavor. Bartlett pears offer benefits including large-sized fruit, a beautiful yellow blush when ripe, a superb juiciness and a sweet, buttery flavor. This Fruit Box contains premium, Nutrient-Dense, non-GMO, non-waxed Bartlett pears, and each pear has soft, high-density foam surrounding it to ensure protection during shipping. The 8-count box holds approximately 2.5-3 pounds of fresh pears and the 16-count box contains approximately 5-6 pounds. We hand-pack each pear box with the best quality pears hand-picked in our orchard. Since pears ripen quickly in hot temperatures during transit, we may wait to ship your order until Monday or Tuesday to ensure that your fruit arrives before the weekend. Refrigerate your pears upon arrival.