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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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.

Chili Peppers Marketing business updates


Berino, N.M.-based Seco Spice Co. is installing a sanitizing/pasteurizing system in its plant, said Edward Ogaz, owner of the family-owned grower-shipper.

Chili pepper promotions stoke sales


Chili peppers have found devoted followings among U.S. retailers, who are coming up with effective ways to merchandise the product to consumers, suppliers said.

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Market Scope - Peppers, other — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 29


MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (44-49-50) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices jalapeño and poblano higher, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates serrano mostly $23-24, anaheim $17-18, jalapeño mostly $16-17, poblano mostly $15-17. Quality and size variable.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (0-0-2) — Very light volume reported. Trading fairly active. Prices ½-bushel cartons/crates hungarian wax $8.35-8.95, jalapeño $12.35-12.85; 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates hungarian wax mostly $16.35-18.85, jalapeño $16.35-18.85.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Light shipments were expected to begin by the week of Sept. 29 with sufficient volume and number of shippers for first f.o.b. report by week of Oct. 13.


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