UPDATE: BELL PEPPERS

January 20, 2022

Mexican bell pepper supplies increasing; markets are easing.

Green Bells

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) and Markon Essentials (ESS) Green Bell Peppers are available
  • Mexican stocks have increased due to favorable weather
    • All sizes are available
    • Quality is good: some grading is required at final pack out
  • Florida volume is snug due to cooler evenings and rain this week
  • Expect prices to remain low for the next two weeks

Red Bells

  • MFC and ESS Red Bell Peppers are available
  • Mexican supplies out of the state of Sinaloa are sufficient
    • Quality is good: scarring is a minor problem
    • All sizes are available
  • The East Coast produces a minimal amount of colored peppers
  • Expect prices to slightly decrease over the next week

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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