News and Stories

UPDATE: Limited Bell Pepper Supplies

October 11, 2018

Bell pepper supplies are tightening in all regions; prices are rising. East Coast demand is shifting to California and Mexico.

  • Markon First Crop and Markon Essentials Green and Red Bell Peppers are limited; packer label is being substituted as needed
  • Georgia green bell pepper volume has been impacted by Hurricane Michael; Florida is two weeks out
  • Mexican supplies (crossing into South Texas) are extremely limited
  • California growers will move green bell production from Central California to the Coachella Valley in two weeks
  • The Nogales season will begin late October
  • Prices for green and red bell peppers are rising in all regions

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

©2018 Markon Cooperative, Inc. All rights reserved.