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.
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.
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.
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.
A new marketing and communications coordinator is on staff at the Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers Association in Leamington.
The markets for chili peppers continue to heat up with customer preferences for hotter products, suppliers say.More Packer Stories for Peppers, Chili
Market Scope - Peppers, other — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 17
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (70-49-71) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices poblano higher, anaheim slightly higher, jalapeño lower, serrano much lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates anaheim (supplies very light) $20-20.85, jalapeño mostly $23-24, poblano mostly $16-17, serrano mostly $22-24. Quality and size variable.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (7-14-26) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices 1 1/9-bushel carton per pound large jalapeño mostly $.57-.58. Quality variable.
CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (3-2-1) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Includes palletizing and cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons jalapeño mostly $18.35-20.35, long hot $10.35-10.85. Quality generally good.
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