Prices per ton Iranian bell pepper
What you will read ...Bell pepper on the international vegetable marketVarieties of bell peppers produced in IranPrice per ton of bell pepperProduction and packaging of Iranian bell pepperBell pepper exports from Iran
Iranian bell pepper with different varieties has been a basic and inevitable part of the worldwide diet for many years. A wonderful combination of tangy taste and crunchy texture, sweet bell peppers are the Christmas ornaments of the vegetable world with their beautifully shaped glossy skin .It is one of the best natural Vitamin C source.
Iranian bell pepper is rich in many vitamins and antioxidants, especially vitamin C and various carotenoids. For this reason, eating it may have several health benefits, such as improved eye health, and reduced risk of several chronic diseases.
Bell pepper on the international vegetable market
The trade in bell peppers mostly occurs within the EU and within North America. Three countries dominate the export, Spain, Mexico and the Netherlands. In total, approximately 2.5 million tons of bell pepper was internationally traded in 2016.
The global trade is steadily growing. The global trade in bell peppers, including peppers, grew from 1.5 million tons in 2000 to 2.0 million tons in 2005, 2.5 million tons in 2009, 3.0 million tons in 2013 to 3.35 million tons in 2016.Iranian bell pepper is a big power among these trades.
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Varieties of bell peppers produced in Iran
Iranian bell pepper is a cultivar group of the species. Bell pepper is in different colors, including red, yellow, orange, green, white, and purple. Sweet peppers are plump, bell-shaped vegetables featuring either three or four lobes.
Green and purple peppers have a slightly bitter flavor, while the red, orange and yellows are sweeter and almost fruity. Paprika can prepared from red bell peppers (as well as from chili peppers). Bell peppers are not ‘hot’.
Price per ton of bell pepper
Worldwide prices have been decreasing recently. In 2017, the global price for pepper amounted to USD 4,100. Until 2015, the global market for pepper witnessed an unprecedented cycle of rising prices. In 2006, at the beginning of the cycle, black pepper traded at below USD 2,000 per ton. In 2015, this price had increased to around USD 10,000 per ton.
Pepper that complies with European regulations on pesticides sold at a premium. Estimates range from around US$ 200–300 per ton up to US$ 2,000 per ton. Iranian bell pepper has followed this pattern indeed.
Production and packaging of Iranian bell pepper
Iranian bell pepper among the popular vegetables cultivated in Iran. Iran has a lot of different cities with different climate, topologies, soil, and altitudes which are really suitable for farming bell peppers. Around 14 percent of Iranian bell peppers produced in Yazd.
These bell peppers produced in both open farms and greenhouses in the city. Also Yazd accounts for a lot of bell peppers exports from Iran, and has its products sent both to local markets and international markets all over the world.
Bell pepper exports from Iran
Bell pepper export from Iran and Iranian bell pepper is very popular worldwide. Russia is the biggest importer of Iranian bell peppers in the world. The market for bell pepper exports from Iran is really popular due to the high quality and the organic nature of these products.
Most of the bell peppers also exported to the neighbor countries which make the transportation cheaper and shorter. It is also more convenient due to the bell pepper’s short sell by date and fragile nature. Iranian sweet bell pepper is so popular among professional international cooks who care about food taste precisely.