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North Carolina Jalapeno Peppers

North Carolina Jalapeno PeppersJalapeno peppers are a hugely popular chile thoughout the world. Jalapenos are fairly hot peppers, although not nearly as hot as scotch bonnets or Habanero peppers. The popular chipotle pepper which is used extensively in Mexican and southwestern cooking is simply a smoked jalapeno.


North Carolina Jalapeno Pepper Growers/Shipper List

Cooling/Storage Requirements of North Carolina Jalapeno Peppers

Suitable Cooling Method(s)

Room Cooling, Forced Air Cooling

Optimum Temp ºF

45-50ºF

Freezing Temp ºF

31ºF

Optimum Humidity %

90-95%

Normal Storage Life

2-3 weeks

 
Nick Augostini, Marketing Specialist
North Carolina Dept of Agriculture & Consumer Services
202 Cunningham Road
Kinston, NC 28501
(252) 527-7125