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A green D'Anjou pear

D'Anjou (also known as the poire d'Anjou or Beurré d'Anjou) is a type fruit in the family Rosaceae. It is a type of pear that first came from Anjou,France. D'Anjou pears usually cost less than other types of pears, but are not as sweet. There are two main varieties of D'Anjou:

  • Green Anjou has a green skin that may turn yellow as the pear ripens.
  • Red Anjou has a red skin that darkens as it ripens.