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UPDATE: Rising Bell Pepper Prices

April 05, 2019

Bell pepper prices are rising; overall supplies are extremely limited. Expect active markets heading into May as the Mexican season winds down and California production ramps up.

  • Growers in Coachella, California have begun light green bell pepper harvesting; volume will increase over the next two weeks
  • The Coachella red bell pepper season is expected to begin May 15, with supplies increasing the following week
  • Florida stocks are extremely tight; production will continue through mid-May, then growers will transition to Georgia
  • Expect active markets through mid-May as bell pepper growing regions transition on both coasts

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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