Pear is the fruit of the pear tree; a tree belonging to the Rosacea family. Visually speaking, the pear is a fleshy, seeded, elongated, and bulging fruit. Green or yellow, this fruit is an excellent source of fiber and vitamins. It is more than 84% water, in which are dissolved many minerals and trace elements such as potassium, zinc and copper. The pear is also distinguished by its antioxidant power and its anti-cancer properties. It is one of the most popular and consumed fruits in the world.