Canada winding down bell pepper production soon

Fresh Bell Pepper
Market & Price Trends
Published Nov 28, 2023

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The greenhouse supply of bell peppers is currently normal and comparable to last year with a slight increase. Canada is currently supplying bell peppers, but their season will end soon, while Mexico and Spain continue to supply the market. Demand is expected to increase in the coming weeks, particularly during the Christmas and New Year's holidays.
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At the moment, the greenhouse supply of bell peppers is normal for this time of year. “The supply is also comparable to last year with a slight few more around,” says Ray Mastronardi, VP of Sales, DelFrescoPure®. Right now, the supply is coming from Canada, though the season from there ends at the end of November and into the beginning of December. At the same time, Mexico, which started its production earlier than usual this year due to planting times, will continue with its season supplying bell peppers. Spain is also supplying the market. Demand to pick upAs for demand, it’s normal for this time of year, says Mastronardi. “The consumption will be increasing for the coming weeks, specifically for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays,” he adds. That’s leaving pricing on par for this time of year but pricing is expected to also increase for the holidays. Looking ahead, bell pepper production dips when the Canadian season ends. “Then typically, there are shortages until the next ...
Source: Hortidaily
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