It is estimated that there are 5.000 different varieties of pears. The pear has its origins in the Eurasian area and were already in great demand amongst the old Greeks and Romans. The pear is classified as a stone fruit and is related to roses. Today the are growing in North Africa, Europe and Asia.
Vitamin A, B, and C, as well several minerals and trace elements as zinc, copper, iodine, magnesium, phosphorus and iron are contained in pears. Many of these valuable ingredients are in the peel, don’t forget to eat it as well.
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Researches resulted that already the Babylonian worshipped the peartrees as holy trees.