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UPDATE: Limited Bell Pepper Supplies

June 26, 2019

Green, red, and yellow bell pepper markets are elevated. All colors are limited.

  • Green bell harvesting will end this week in the California desert; the new crop season is underway in California’s San Joaquin Valley
  • Red and yellow production is winding down in the California desert; the San Joaquin Valley will not begin until July 8
  • Mexico has light supplies of green, red, and yellow bells from the Coahuila region (crossing into South Texas)
  • The Georgia season has ended; green bell production is ramping up in North Carolina (red and yellow are not common in this region)
  • Michigan harvesting is delayed due to cool temperatures; the season is forecast to start mid- to late July
  • Expect limited green, red, and yellow bell pepper supplies through mid-July

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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