News and Stories


July 13, 2020

Green and red bell pepper prices remain elevated; markets are firm on both coasts with overall light supplies.

West Coast

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) and Markon Essentials (ESS) Green and Red Bell Peppers are available
  • New crop red bell production is underway in California’s Southern Central Valley; supplies remain tight
  • Green bell production is underway in California’s Northern Central Valley; supplies are adequate
  • Demand has shifted West due to limited East Coast supplies which is keeping prices firm

East Coast

  • MFC and ESS Green Bell Peppers are limited; packer label is being substituted as necessary
  • The Georgia crop has finished
  • New crop North Carolina supplies have begun shipping this week; supplies are limited due to rain
  • Expect tight East Coast stocks until New Jersey, Ohio, and Michigan crops ramp up in late July

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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