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Ark Foods introduces purple bell pepper

- General News
Ark Foods has set out to challenge what grocery shoppers think when they hear “Bell Peppers.”

Florida-grown vegetable price rise could go through winter holidays

- Analysis
The tropical storm that hit Florida in November and damaged crops could have lasting effects on vegetable markets.

Mexico takes larger share of U.S. bell pepper market in 2020

- General News
Despite the turbulence in the economy this year, the bell pepper continues to be a strong crop in multiple regions. However, as a side effect of the pandemic, this year the market share changed dramatically, and two regions specifically felt this effect.

Mexico props up bell pepper market

- General News
Somewhere in Mexico there has to be a billboard that says, Bienvenido a la tierra de los pimientos. Welcome to the land of peppers.

ProduceIQ: Price rises led by lettuce and bell peppers

- General News
Our comment last week that Iceberg Lettuce “is poised to climb higher” proved to be an understatement.

ProduceIQ: Produce prices rise with moderate fire and hurricane disruptions

- Analysis
Unique events dominate the headlines this week, though fortunately having only a slight impact on prices.

Consumer demand keeps citrus prices high

- General News
Pandemic-induced consumer demand for citrus continues to produce strength to the orange and lemon markets.

Pepper demand remains elevated

- General News
Bell pepper prices are significantly higher than last year as the crop transitions from Mexico and desert areas to Central California.

Bell pepper prices should drop as U.S. supplies rise

- General News
The bell pepper market remains elevated as Mexican supplies leave the market and U.S. production kicks into full gear.

Markon Crops Report: Holiday demand returns for many items

- General News
Many fruits and vegetables are starting to see stronger demand with some restaurants opening back up and Memorial Day holiday demand.