News and Stories


September 15, 2020

Green bell pepper prices continue to rise; demand exceeds supplies. Expect active markets through mid-October.

  • East Coast volume is extremely limited
  • The Michigan season is winding down
  • North Carolina volume is below normal
  • The Georgia season will begin the first week of October, followed by harvests in Florida by early November
  • West Coast supplies continue to tighten
  • East Coast demand has shifted west, pushing prices upward
  • Crops will transition to the Southern California desert region in mid-October
  • Harvesting will begin in Western Mexico by late October/early November
  • Red bell pepper prices are fairly steady; expect adequate California stocks for the foreseeable future

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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