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Enter Ripe ‘N Ready Canned Pear Recipe Contest
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Enter Ripe ‘N Ready Canned Pear Recipe Contest

Do you have a canned pear recipe that you love? Are you developing new recipes?

The Pacific Northwest Canned Pear Service is looking for customer-pleasing recipes that capitalize on the natural goodness and convenience of poached, peeled and ready-to-use USA-grown canned Bartlett pears. Entering a qualifying recipe can bring you cash prizes, industry and trade publicity, and coverage on eatcannedpears.com and social media channels.

First prize is $2,000. Second prize is $1,000. Third prize is $500. The contest is open now through November 30, 2017. Winners will be contacted and announced on or about December 18, 2017.

The judging criterian consists of:

  • 25 percent use of canned pears as an integral part of the dish
  • 25 percent foodservice menu fit
  • 25 percent appetite appeal
  • 25 percent creativity/originality

Enter by submitting your recipe along with a digital photo to the Northwest Canned Pear Service website.


Photo courtesy of Northwest Canned Pear Service.