peppers

Bell Peppers

Red bell peppers.

Key Facts Bell peppers (Capsicum annuum), also known as sweet peppers, are popular culinary items but, unlike other pepper varieties, have a low heat rating. Peppers add a distinctive taste and range of color to a wide variety of recipes from numerous cultures. The United States produces an impressive Read more

Jalapeño Peppers

Key Facts The majority of the U.S. commercial jalapeño supply is grown in New Mexico, Texas, and California, but many small farms throughout the southwest grow peppers for sale to local markets. Jalapeños are also imported to the U.S., and imported peppers were the source of a large Salmonella Saintpaul outbreak Read more