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UPDATE: Bell Peppers

February 28, 2020
Green Bell Peppers
  • Prices are rising; Mexican volume is decreasing (into Nogales, Arizona and McAllen, Texas)
    • Growers in Culiacan, Sinaloa are in between plantings
    • Yields are down, but expected to recover by mid-March as growers transition to new fields
  • Florida rain and cold weather is limiting supplies on the East Coast
  • Expect rising markets over the next 7 to 10 days
Red Bell Peppers
  • Prices are lower; Mexican volume is increasing
    • Weather has been favorable, which has increased yields
    • There is a wide range of quality and prices on the market
  • Limited supplies are available out of Florida; markets are comparable to Mexican product
  • Expect steady to slightly lower pricing for the next few weeks
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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