Beurré Giffard is the first variety of pears that is harvested at Christmas, and it is possible to trade it until the end of February. This pear is the most important variety in the southern oasis of General Alvear, in Mendoza.
Williams is the most important Patagonian stone fruit, due to the fact that it is only possible to obtain its excellent quality in the valleys of Río Negro and Neuquén, and in the southern oasis in Mendoza. It has a conservation potential of up to 5 months.
Red Bartlett is our most popular shipping red pear, with characteristics that are similar to the Williams pear, but it can be conserved a little longer.
Beurré D’anjou is a delicate pear for export that can be conserved until the end of July, being harvested at the end of January.
Packham’s Triumph is picked in Patagonia as from the beginning of February and it is the pear with the greatest conservation potential.
Gala is the first fruit in the Alto Valle (the High Valley of Río Negro and Neuquén). It is harvested at the end of January and it can be commercialised until the end of April.
Red Delicious is the Patagonian fruit with the greatest tradition and the variety that takes the highest export volumes in Argentina, as far as stone fruits are concerned. It is also, together with Granny Smith, a variety that is available most of the year.
Granny Smith is the green apple with the highest importance in Argentina. It is harvested at the beginning of March and it is conserved until the end of December.
In Argentina, a lot of varieties of stone fruit are farmed, being O’Henry and Larry Anne the peaches and plums respectively with the highest quality and conservation potential. Both of these are harvested in February and can be traded for over a month.