Exterior: Pale tiny brown lenticels over a beautiful, bold and deep red skin, with a distinctive European pyriform shape.
Interior: Brilliant white crisp and juicy flesh, with a slight coarse texture.
Experience: Delightfully enticing Piqa®Boo® fruit thanks to its naturally crisp texture, amazing juiciness and delicate, mild-sweet flavour.
HOW TO USE PIQA®BOO®?
Certainly perfect for snacking, it is also suitable for baking, cooking, juicing and in salad.
WHEN CAN I FIND PIQA®BOO®?
Piqa®Boo® fruit is an early variety to harvest from second half of February to early March in Nelson – New Zealand.
You can usually find Piqa®Boo® fruit from Golden Bay Fruit from harvest* through Mid-September**.
(*Fruit are held in coolstorage for 6 weeks to all flavours to develop before export. **dates reflect fruit’s container loading)
DID YOU KNOW?
Known as the PremP009, Piqa®Boo® is registered brand name of a new cultivar developed in New Zealand, the result of a 20-year journey. It has been developed using natural plant breeding methods – with no GMO or GE – combining the best of European, Japanese and Chinese pears, giving the fruit its bright red skin, brilliant white crisp flesh, unique shape and amazing juiciness. It has an exceptional shelf-life and storage. Piqa®Boo® is an exclusive, world-first fruit, currently available in only a few countries worldwide.