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December 16, 2022

Green bell pepper supplies are increasing in Florida and Mexico. Red peppers will transition south to Mexico in December. Markon First Crop and Markon Essentials Green and Red Bell Peppers are available.

Green Bells

  • The Mexican states of Sonora and Sinaloa are providing adequate supply
  • The California desert season has ended
  • Florida growers are harvesting new crops; all sizes are available
  • Expect markets to remain steady this week

Red Bells

  • The California desert region is experiencing near-freezing temperatures
    • Growers are covering second plantings for protection
    • Expect stocks to ship through late December
  • Mexico has started production and will build volume this month; choice grades are most common this week
  • Prices are slightly lower

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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