Fresh Bell Peppers

About the Produce

The World of Bell Peppers

Bell peppers, also known as sweet peppers, are not just a vibrant visual addition to your meals. Available in diverse colors like red, yellow, orange, and green, they add a savory crunch and a nutritional boost to any culinary arrangement, from salads to stir-fries.

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Nutritional Value

Nutritional Information of Bell Peppers

Typically, a medium-sized bell pepper provides about 25 calories. They are extremely high in Vitamin C, providing about 169% of the daily value in one medium red bell pepper. They also contain good amounts of Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, and folate. For minerals, they are rich in potassium and have a fair quantity of manganese.
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Health Benefits

Health Benefits Offered by Bell Peppers

Bell peppers, celebrated for their high nutrient density, provide numerous health benefits. The high Vitamin C content supports a healthy immune system and assists in collagen formation for healthy skin. Vitamin A promotes good vision and aids in the growth and repair of body tissues. The fiber present aids in digestion and maintaining healthy gut function.

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When to Buy Bell Peppers?

Bell peppers are generally available year-round, but their peak season is from July through September. This period promises the sweetest, ripest, and most nutrient-dense peppers.
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Varieties We Carry*

Green, Red, Yellow, and Orange and more.
*Subject to availability
FAQs for
Bell Peppers
Yes, bell pepper seeds are edible, but they may have a bitter taste, so many people prefer to remove them.
Yes, the nutrition profile slightly varies among different colors. Generally, red bell peppers are higher in vitamins A and C compared to green ones.
Absolutely! Bell peppers can be enjoyed both raw and cooked. Eating them raw might provide a higher quantity of some vitamins like C that can be reduced in the cooking process.
Bell peppers should be stored unwashed, in a plastic bag in the refrigerator’s vegetable drawer. They typically last for about a week.
Yes, bell peppers are naturally gluten-free and vegan, and low in carbohydrates making them suitable for a wide variety of diets.

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