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UPDATE: Elevated Bell Pepper Prices

November 20, 2018

Bell pepper prices are elevated due to tight supplies. Growers are transitioning to new areas of production.

  • The California season is ending
    • Green bell harvesting will end Friday, November 30 (for most suppliers)
    • Red bells will continue shipping through Friday, December 14 (pending weather)
  • Mexican production has been delayed by poor weather
  • Green bell harvesting (crossing into Nogales, Arizona) has started in a limited way
  • Ample supplies are not expected until mid-December
  • Growers are transitioning from Georgia to Florida; volume is high enough to meet East Coast demand

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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