News and Stories


May 21, 2020

Expect elevated green and red bell pepper prices for the rest of May.

West Coast

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) and Markon Essentials (ESS) Green and Red Bell Peppers are available
  • The season in mainland Mexico is winding down
    • Green bells (crossing into Nogales, Arizona and South Texas) are no longer being shipped into the U.S.
    • Limited quantities of red bells (into Nogales) will remain available for one to two more weeks
  • California production is well underway
    • Green bell supplies are ample
    • Red bell production is adequate; supplies continue to increase

East Coast

  • MFC and ESS Green Bell Peppers are available
  • The Northern Florida season will end this week
  • Georgia is the primary growing region
    • Volume will increase over the next two weeks
    • Expect slightly lower prices as production increases

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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