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North Carolina Serrano Pepper

North Carolina Serrano PeppersThe serrano pepper is a very hot pepper, slightly hotter than a jalapeno pepper. Used often in salsa's and table sauces the serrano chile pepper is thin skinned making it easy to work with. Thin in shape serrano peppers come in several colors ranging from greens to red's. Often used in both Mexican cuisine as well as Asian cuisine this pepper is popular thoughout the world.


North Carolina Serrano Pepper Growers/Shipper List

Cooling/Storage Requirements of North Carolina Serrano 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