Peppers, Chili


Consumers embrace these flavorful peppers to add a punch to all kinds of foods. The likelihood of a specialty pepper purchase fell three percentage points from Fresh Trends 2012.


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Bailey Farms recalls serrano peppers


Pepper grower Bailey Farms Inc. has recalled more than three tons of serrano peppers sent to retailers and wholesalers after a positive test for salmonella.

Southern Corporate Packers increases acreage, adds products


IMMOKALEE, Fla. — Southern Corporate Packers Inc., is increasing acreage, growing some new items and expanding production of a commodity that isn’t widely grown in the fall.

Association launches New Mexico Chile trademark


The New Mexico Chile Association has secured a trademark and is licensing growers and others to use it in the hopes of protecting the reputation and future of the state’s iconic peppers.

Ontario greenhouse association hires marketing manager


A new marketing and communications coordinator is on staff at the Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers Association in Leamington.

Red hot market for chili peppers


The markets for chili peppers continue to heat up with customer preferences for hotter products, suppliers say.

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Market Scope - Peppers, other — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 20


MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (54-45-66) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices serrano higher, poblano lower, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates anaheim mostly $18-20, serrano mostly $24-26, jalapeño mostly $15-16, poblano mostly $13-14. Quality and size variable.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (2-3-9) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Light volume reported. Trading moderate. Prices hungarian wax and long hot lower, others unchanged. Half-bushel cartons/crates hungarian wax $7.35-10.35, jalapeño mostly $12.35-12.85; 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates cubanelles $14.35-16.85, hungarian wax mostly $16.35-18.85, jalapñno $18.35-20.85, long hot $10.35-12.85, poblano $18.35-20.85.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (0-0-1) — Light shipments have begun. Sufficient volume and number of shippers for first f.o.b. report were expected by the week of Oct. 20. Quality generally good.


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