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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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.

Researchers focus on techniques for harvesting peppers by machine


Labor availability persists as a problem for chili pepper growers and shippers, as elsewhere in the produce industry, and researchers are attempting to do something about it.

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Market Scope - Peppers, other — F.o.b.s as of July 21


MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (56-48*-67) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices anaheim and poblano lower, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates anaheim mostly $15-17, serrano $17-19, jalapeño mostly $13-14, poblano mostly $11-12. Quality and size variable. *revised 


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