According to the latest data out of StatsSA, the prices of Green, Red and Yellow Peppers has been buoyant in the past 12 months.
The graphic below shows how the prices of peppers (and other products have risen over the past 12 months).
The Joburg Market has also added a fascinating tool which allows you to find out key statistics on products sold through their market.
Just taking a quick look at the pepper market (as of the 20th of February 2019):
- Green Peppers have sold R6.87m of produce (Month to Date)
- Rainbow Peppers have sold R1.2m (Month to Date)
- Red Peppers have sold R5.09m (Month to Date)
- Yellow Peppers have sold R2.65m (Month to Date)
Don’t forget that if you re in the agriculture / agro-processing sectors, there is up to R20m in grant funding available through the Agro-Processing Support Scheme.