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January 27, 2022

Mexican bell pepper markets have fallen. Potential freezing weather in Florida this weekend might affect crops and push up markets again. Markon First Crop and Markon Essentials Green and Red Bell Peppers are available.

Green Bells

  • Florida growers are packing ahead of inclement weather and potential frost which could damage crops this weekend
    • The forecast for evening temperatures in South Florida for January 29 and January 30 is in high 20s to low 30s Fahrenheit
    • Growers are in watch mode
  • Mexican stocks are plentiful due to favorable weather
    • All sizes are available
    • Quality is very good
  • Expect prices to increase if Florida crops are impacted

Red Bells

  • Mexican supplies (out of Culiacan) are rebounding after a flush of product last week
    • Quality is good
    • All sizes are available
  • The East Coast produces a minimal amount of colored peppers
  • Expect prices to increase slightly

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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