Janet Bostwick wrote:
> I stopped at Albertsons yesterday and was going to buy some red bell
> peppers. They were selling them for something like $3.79 a pound.
> Although I was startled, I just figured that was the usual Albertson
> thing. Today I went to Cash and Carry to get bell peppers and was
> startled to see a package of 6 was $8.77. (A case was $100) 10 days
> ago the same package was $2.85. What did I miss? This is Mexican
> pepper season. Was there a bad storm? Or did that earthquake impact
> Mexican growing areas? I'm feeling stressed on this as I don't
> believe there has been a day in the last 10-15 years that I haven't
> had several red bell peppers in my fridge. We eat them raw as a
> vegetable or in salads or cooked in something. They're so tasty and
> so good for you. Yikes!
I don't know what's going on. Last week the produce market had
*no* green peppers, no frying peppers, and not a huge number of
red/yellow/other color peppers.