Difficult to gauge quality of pears available

Though the price of pears remains fixed in goa between Rs 160 or Rs 180 per pear, which is approximately rs 26 per pear, there is no consistency in the quality of the pear.
Ideally a good quality pear should be soft , juicy and sweet.However there is a lot of variation in the quality of the pear, and looks are deceptive.
The soft pears are usually juicy and sweet. However the red and green pears are attractive in color, however they are hard, and not very juicy.
Sometimes they become soft after a few days, however there are cases where the pear has remained hard.
Older people, who do not have perfect teeth, are looking for fruits which are soft, and if the pear is hard, it becomes difficult to eat the pear. So it advisable to purchase a small quantity of pear to check its quality