UPDATE: BELL PEPPERS

January 11, 2022

Green bell pepper prices have increased due to strong demand. Markon First Crop and Markon Essentials  Green and Red Bell Peppers are available.

Green Bells

  • Mexican supplies have tightened this week due recent cool/rainy weather
    • All sizes are available, but extra-large peppers are snug
    • Quality is good: scarring and weak walls are issues in some lots
  • Florida is transitioning from older crops to newer winter fields in the southern region
    • Some lots show signs of bruising and decay at pack out
    • New crop quality is very good
  • Prices are rising

Red Bells

  • Mexican stocks are consistent
    • Volume is set to increase in January
    • All sizes are available
    • Quality is good
  • The East Coast does not produce many colored peppers
  • Prices are expected to slightly decrease over the next one to two weeks

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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