Pear Marketing and Merchandising Training Program

Welcome! The growers of USA Pears are pleased to provide everything a produce pro needs to know about USA Pears – so you can increase your pear knowledge and also your pear sales!

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About the Training Program

Our training program covers topics like Pear Varieties and Growing Areas, Pear Handling and Receiving, Pear Merchandising and Pear Nutrition. With this knowledge, you will become a Pear Expert: a smart pear merchandiser and a valuable resource to your department and your shoppers.

The training program will take about half an hour, and you'll earn a Pear Merchandising Certificate after successfully completing a short quiz at the end.

There are a total of four courses so you can take a course and then come back to finish when your schedule allows.

When you are finished take the quiz to show us what you know.

How to Take the Training

To begin click on Course 1 - Location and Varieties at the bottom of this page. Once you have read through the course content, click on Course 2 and then move on to Course 3 and 4. Once you have reviewed all courses take the quiz.

After successfully completing the program we will mail you your Pear Merchandising Certificate. (Available for US and Canada residents only).

Complete the Training Program, Get
a $15 Visa Gift Card

Pear Bureau Northwest will send you a Visa Gift Card valued at $15 USD when you complete the Online Training Program and pass the quiz. So get started today! (Available for US and Canada residents only.).

Training Courses

course 1

Course 1
Location and Varieties

course 2

Course 2
Handling and Receiving

course 3

Course 3
Merchandising Best Practices

course 4

Course 4