Export of Persian bell pepper
What you will read ...Types of bell peppersPersian bell pepper's qualityPackaged bell peppers for exportExport of Persian bell pepperPrices of bell peppers
Bell peppers are among the highest produced vegetables in the planet and due to their adaptive nature, they can be cultivated in most of the world’s countries. Iran is also one of the biggest producer of the vegetable in the region and world, and every year, there is a lot of export of Persian bell pepper.
Bell peppers have amazing nutritional benefits for the human body, and they are among the very few vegetables that contain vitamin C. They are also very adaptable and can be grown in bot greenhouses and open farms all over the world.
Persian bell pepper produced in Iran, are some examples of the highest quality bell peppers in the world.
Types of bell peppers
There are many different types of Persian bell pepper that come in different shapes and colors. The bell peppers colors usually range between green and red, with some species being purple, brown and white. Technically, green bell peppers are the unripe versions of the green ones. They are still immature and after staying longer on the plant, will turn yellow, orange, and finally Red.
Red bell peppers are also the healthiest among them with the highest amounts of nutrients. And studies have shown that they have 1.5 times more vitamin C than the green bell peppers. All the colors of bell peppers are very popular worldwide and are used for food decoration.
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Persian bell pepper’s quality
Iran is one of the biggest producer of bell peppers. Also and has many different types of these useful vegetables, cultivated within its borders. There are different states with different climates that produce many varieties of Persian bell pepper. Most of the bell peppers in the central and southern states of Iran are grown in greenhouses.
The greenhouse method consumes less water, and has a higher production yield. That’s why it’s so much more appropriate for these states with the lack of farming water. The bell peppers grown in open farms are also mostly organic and of the highest quality possible.
Packaged bell peppers for export
Packaging is one of the most important steps in every fruit and vegetable’s exporting process. Persian bell pepper have a very delicate skin and must be protected carefully from cuts and bruises. So these boxes must be very strong to protect them all along the way. Also, they have a very short shelf life and are very vulnerable to heat.
So the boxes should keep them away from fresh air and heat, in order to keep them fresh for longer periods of time. These boxes come in different shapes and colors with different capacities and for different purposes. They are also mostly made from Plastic or cardboard.
Export of Persian bell pepper
Persian bell pepper are among the most popular and high quality bell peppers in the world. Most of the Iranian bell peppers exported to Middle Eastern and neighboring countries. The biggest importer of Iranian bell peppers is the country of Russia. There are also a lot of exports to Middle Eastern customers like Iraq and the United Arab Emirates.
The short distance between these countries and many land and sea borders between them and Iran, will reduce the shipping costs and makes these trades more profitable. The quality of the Iranian bell peppers is also one of the main reasons for these transactions.
Prices of bell peppers
There are a lot of different big and small factors in play, for setting the final price of Persian bell pepper. These bell peppers are usually separated by their shapes, sizes, and colors. Usually the biggest bell peppers with the most vibrant colors are considered as top shelf material and have higher prices. Also, generally red bell peppers must stay on the plant for longer. And have higher production costs, and as a result, they are more expensive on the market.
The shipping costs are also account for a big part of the final product price. And the further the destination, the higher the final price will be. Also greenhouse bell peppers are commonly cheaper. And of course, organic bell peppers are more expensive and in higher demands.