Green bell peppers are transitioning south on both coasts. Supplies are snug from past storms and recent cold weather. California’s cool evenings are hindering red bell pepper ripening.
- Markon First Crop (MFC) and Markon Essentials (ESS) Green Bell Peppers are available
- The California desert season is winding down; volume is low due to cold evening temperatures as the transition to Mexico begins
- Mexican stocks are adequate in Sonora; however, cool evenings in Culiacan, Sinaloa are hindering fruit growth
- The Georgia season is ending this week; quality is average
- Central/South Florida growers are harvesting limited supplies from hurricane-affected crops; quality is hit or miss
- Expect markets to increase over the next two weeks
- MFC and ESS Red Bell Peppers are available
- Cool evening temperatures in the California desert are slowing the ripening process
- Quality has improved; large sizes are most abundant
- Mexico’s primary red bell season is expected to start in late December
- Prices will remain steady this week
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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