California bell pepper markets are steady. East Coast markets are becoming active. Markon First Crop (MFC) and Markon Essentials (ESS) Green and Red Bell Peppers are available.
- The Oxnard, Newhall, and Hollister, California growing regions are seeing steady volume
- Overall quality is good; scarring, thin walls, and mechanical damage are occasional issues
- Production is expected to start in Thermal, California in late October
- Markets are steady
- Central Mexico/East Coast
- Central Mexican supplies (crossing through Texas) are tight
- Rainfall is impacting new crop production in New York, Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania
- Georgia production is expected to be delayed until late October as a result of Hurricane Idalia
- First new crop volume will be low
- Expect increased volume by the second week of November
- East Coast markets will rise over the next five weeks
- The Hollister, Oxnard, and Newhall, California growing regions are seeing steady volume
- Oxnard red bell production was the most impacted by Hurricane Hilary; production has since begun to rebound as growers move into new crop fields
- Quality is improving; scarring, thin walls, and mechanical damage are occasional issues
- Markets remain elevated
- Central Mexico/Canada
- Central Mexican supplies (crossing through Texas) are tight; quality ranges from good to fair
- Eastern Canada production is low due to poor fall weather
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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