Cactus Pears

Also known as prickly pears, this distinctive fruit is the flowering part of the nopales cactus plant, with a consistency similar to kiwi. Nutritious and rich in fiber, it livens up everyday fruit salads and is commonly used as a base in drinks and desserts. Available September through April, cactus pears can perk up your fall and winter menus with their uniquely delicious flavor.

Peak Season: January - December

  • Cardona
  • Cristalina
  • Cuerno De Venado
  • Juana
  • Roja Pelona
  • Xoconostle

Our recommended growers for Cactus Pears are: