How to Pick Fresh Peppers
When you buy peppers are the supermarket, you want to make sure they stay fresh for a long time. That’s why it’s important to look for a few key characteristics when making your choice in the produce aisle. In addition to the tips for picking fresh peppers below, always look for the little logo that says “Greenhouse Grown” to ensure consistent long-lasting quality.
Always look for bright, vibrant colors when picking fresh peppers at the supermarket. Each pepper should be one consistent color without any blemishes and the stems should be bright green.
Select peppers that look glossy, smooth, and unwrinkled.
Greenhouse grown peppers are prized for their consistency and quality in flavor, texture, and color. Look for the little logo that says “Greenhouse Grown” to make sure you’re getting consistent quality all year-round.
Always inspect packs to make sure they’re properly sealed and product inside is consistent.
Aurora Bites Mini Sweet Peppers come in different pack sizes to meet your family’s needs.
Different peppers varieties suit all sorts of different occasions. Try them all to discover your favorite flavors for every recipe.
What’s the best way to cook bell peppers?
Grilled, roasted, baked or fresh – you name it! You can enjoy peppers for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and every snacking occasion in between.
Are peppers healthy?
Peppers are packed with important nutrients you need to feel at your best. They contain essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants with many different health benefits.
What’s the best way to store peppers?
As soon as you get home from the grocery store, store fresh peppers in the bag they came in or a mesh produce bag in the vegetable drawer of your refrigerator.
Health Benefits of Peppers
All types of peppers are full of important vitamins and nutrients you need to live a healthy lifestyle.
Peppers contain a good amount of Iron, an important mineral that promotes good circulation and oxygen distribution to keep your body functioning at peak performance.
Peppers are high in Vitamin E, an essential vitamin that improves muscle function and can help reduce your risk of heart disease and cancer.
Peppers are a good source of Vitamin C, which help protect against while also lowering cholesterol for a healthier heart.
What Goes well with Peppers?
Herbs & Spices
- • Garlic
- • Vinegar
- • Parsley
- • Basil
- • Sesame Seeds
Meats & Cheeses
- • Cheddar Cheese
- • Beef
- • Tuna
- • Pork
- • Cream Cheese
Fruits & Veggies
- • Sweet Potatoes
- • Onions
- • Mushrooms
- • Peaches
- • Tomatoes
Pasta, Rice & Grains
- • Fried Rice
- • Gnocchi
- • Chickpeas
- • Baguettes
- • Rice Noodles
Next-Generation Vegetable Growing
Every morning, we get to work growing the freshest greenhouse vegetables for your family. Learn below how we grow endless varieties of tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers in a sustainable greenhouse environment.