UPDATE: BELL PEPPERS

January 4, 2022

Green bell pepper markets remain depressed after the holiday season.  Red bell supply in Mexico will increase in January.

Green Bells

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) and Markon Essentials (ESS) Green Bell Peppers are available
  • Mexican supplies are plentiful
    • New shade houses are expected to start production this week; jumbo availability will increase
    • Quality is excellent
  • South Florida production is rebounding from the slow holiday season; favorable weather is expected this week
    • Quality is good
    • All sizes are available
    • Prices may increase slightly

Red Bells

  • MFC and ESS Red Bell Peppers are available
  • Mexican harvests are increasing in the Sonora and Sinaloa regions
    • All sizes are available
    • Quality is good
  • The East Coast does not produce a significant volume of colored peppers
  • Markets are expected to ease over the next few weeks

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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