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ProduceIQ: Another winter storm stresses markets

- Featured
Cool weather tightens domestic supply and ups overall produce prices. For the second week in a row, a winter storm is bringing much-needed hydration to parched California, albeit while causing some temporary havoc for growers and shippers across Central and North America.

Fresh Farms: bell pepper and corn season update

- General News
Volumes remain light due to earlier weather in both the Florida & Mexico growing regions but overall quality has been outstanding mostly in part due to more temperate growing conditions.

Colombian bell peppers make U.S. arrival

- General News
Colombia just exported nine thousand kilos of bell peppers to the United States for the first time ever.

Fresh Farms expands green bell peppers to year-round

- General News
We at Fresh Farms continue to take steps to service our customer base in North America on a year-round basis across our product line of grapes and vegetables and melons.

Divine Flavor expands organic bell pepper program into summer

- General News
Divine Flavor, one of Mexico’s largest growers/importers is excited to announce their new project of summer organic bell peppers in Jalisco, Mexico.

GRAPHIC: Inside bell peppers’ growth

- Analysis
The following graphic was produced by Agtools Inc., to explain and describe prices and volume in relation to rising consumer demand for bell peppers.

U.S. Mexican pepper imports fell by 8.5% in Q1

- International
Imports of peppers into the U.S. from Mexico registered a year on year drop 8.5 percent in the first quarter of 2022, to $513 million.

ProduceIQ: Markets unfazed by start of hurricane season

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Hurricane Agatha kicked off hurricane season as it battered Southern Mexico, and remnants of the storm drenched South Florida. A solid category 2 storm, Agatha is the strongest May hurricane to make landfall in the Eastern Pacific.

Pepper prices remain high

- General News
Both red and green bell pepper markets remain high as Mexico’s volume winds down and domestic supplies increase.

ProduceIQ: Easter demand encourages high market prices

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Due to supply chain disruptions at the port of good fun, the Easter Bunny is running a bit behind schedule this year. As a result, Easter celebrations will be delayed until April 17th, pushing the holiday right into the path of the train wreck that is Spring transition.