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UPDATE: Bell Peppers

June 21, 2017

Bell pepper prices will climb over the next week as extreme heat on the West Coast and heavy rainfall on the East Coast are forecast for the next several days.

  • Markon First Crop Green and Red Bell Peppers will be sporadic on both coasts; packer label will be substituted when necessary
  • Red bell peppers will be extremely limited due to excessive heat in California’s Imperial Valley
  • Tropical Storm Cindy is forecast to sweep through Georgia, Tennessee, and the Carolinas, limiting production in those regions
  • Expect increased demand over the next 10 days as fewer supplies become available
  • Prices are expected to fall by July 10 as new regions on both coasts begin summer production

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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