Green peppers�Average retail price per pound and per cup by J7G2UPN

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									Green peppers—Average retail price per pound and per cup equivalent, 2008
                                                  Refuse                            Size of a           Number of edible cup
    Form           Average retail price                          Cooking yield
                                              (inedible share)                    cup equivalent           equivalents
      1,2,3
Fresh            $2.13        per pound             18%             100%          149       grams       2.496
Note: It is assumed that the vegetable is consumed raw.

1
 Includes sweet bell peppers; excludes random weight peppers, sliced peppers, cut peppers, diced peppers, hot cultivars like ha
of different colors that are sold together on a count basis in a single bag.


2
 The SR reports that 82% of the weight of a sweet pepper is edible. For small-sized peppers, the SR also reports that the weigh
grams. Thus, for small sweet peppers sold on a count basis, we estimate the weight of a whole vegetable at 90.24 (74/0.82) gra


3
 The SR reports that 82% of the weight of a sweet pepper is edible. For a medium-sized pepper, the SR also reports that the w
119 grams. Thus, for bell peppers larger than a small-sized pepper, we estimate the weight of a whole vegetable sold on a coun
grams, or 0.3199 pounds.

Sources: 2008 Nielsen Homescan data; USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21 (SR); and the M
Database, Version 2.0.
    Number of edible cup             Average price
       equivalents                 per cup equivalent
                per pound                $0.85



ppers, hot cultivars like habanero, and sweet peppers



also reports that the weight of the edible portion is 74
able at 90.24 (74/0.82) grams, or 0.199 pounds.


SR also reports that the weight of the edible portion is
 vegetable sold on a count basis at 145.12 (119/0.82)



elease 21 (SR); and the MyPyramid Equivalents

								
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