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Organic Bell Peppers

bellpeppersAlderman Farms produce Bell pepper fruits in different colors, including green, red, yellow and orange. A wonderful combination of tangy taste and crunchy texture, bell peppers are the Christmas ornaments of the vegetable world with their beautifully shaped glossy exterior that comes in a wide array of vivid colors ranging from green, red, yellow, orange, purple, brown to black.

 

Sweet peppers are plump, bell-shaped vegetables featuring either three or four lobes. They usually range in size from 2 to 5 inches in diameter, and 2 to 6 inches in length. Inside the thick flesh is an inner cavity with edible bitter seeds and a white spongy core. Bell peppers are not 'hot'. They contain a recessive gene that eliminates capsaicin, the compound responsible for the 'hotness' found in other peppers. With high levels of antioxidants such as lycopene, Vitamin C and carotene, they are also a nutritious addition to any menu. The taste of ripe peppers can also vary with growing conditions and post-harvest storage treatment; the sweetest are fruit allowed to ripen fully on the plant in full sunshine, while fruit harvested green and after-ripened in storage are less sweet. We are very proud of our Bell peppers' outstanding taste and great look. They are extra large and can be labeled using the GS1 or PLU bar coding systems for your market. Direct to market or consumer, Alderman Farms' Bell peppers are a delicious and nutritious addition to your table with so many ways to consume.

Our Bell peppers are available all season long from early November - end of May and are packed in bushel boxes or in a tray pack to ensure safe-handling for shipping to our markets.