19 Sep New Harvest Season For Bell Peppers,Tomato, Jalapeno In 2022
Autumn is the harvest season for many vegetables for bell peppers, tomatos, carrots and other vegetables.
So now is the right time for producing these dehyrated vegetables.
Xinghua LianFu Food is one of Chinese biggest manufacturers of dried carrots, dried bell peppers, dried jalapenos…
Farmers pick tomatoes recently in Bayannuur, Inner Mongolia autonomous region.
It is the second-largest tomato growing area in China.
With the coming of Autumn, farmers in Bayannuur, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, begin harvesting the vegetables they’ve grown on the Hetao Plain along the upper Yellow River.
The second-largest tomato growing area in China, the city produces 2 million metric tons annually on 30,000 hectares, according to the local government.
More than 400,000 tons of tomato ketchup is sold to Europe, the Americas and Southeast Asia.
In addition, bell peppers grown on nearly 27,000 hectares of land in Bayannuur have been harvested since late August.
More than 200,000 tons of dehydrated peppers ( green and red bell pepper ) are exported to overseas markets every year.
The market for dehydrates vegetables in China is still being influenced by the zero-covid policy. Local lockdowns lead to a slowdown in trading and epidemic control measures cause logistical difficulties and increased costs.
Last year, weather conditions extended the growth season of red bell pepper, leading to an excess supply and a sharp drop in prices. However, this year farmers were urged to choose a different crop and as a result the planted area reduced sharply. The bad weather ( drought and heavy rain in the season ) also cut the yield outlook.
Prices had been steady in months before September, with the price of dehydrated red bell pepper flakes 9×9 mm at levels of US$4700 /MT FOB Shanghai port .
Prices for dehydrated green bell pepper (flakes 9×9 mm) were firm at US$ 4200/MT FOB, with limited availability.
New materials arrived in late August, prices for both items are firm up since the second week of this month. Current FOB prices for dehydrated green bell pepper are at levels of US$ 4500/MT and US$ 4900/MT for dried red bell pepper.
Prices for dehydrated tomato flakes also rise to US$ 4400/MT FOB Shanghai port. 15% higher than the same period last year.
Good conditions for importers
Rises in exchange rate of USD$/ CNY￥. It is up to 7.00 on Sep-15th. Around 10% higher than the early of this year 2022.
And the sea freights are still keep falling. Data shows the cost to ship a 40-feet container from China to the U.S. West Coast is around $3,000, down almost 70% from mid-January.