NC State Extension

Peppers Postharvest Handling

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Chlorination and Postharvest Disease Control
An NC State publication on handling various diseases with chlorination.

Design of Room Cooling Facilities: Structural & Energy Requirements
This NC State publication describes how to plan a postharvest cooling facility of modest size and how to determine its structural and energy requirements.

USDA Grades of Sweet Peppers
U.S. Grade Standards provide the produce industry with a uniform language for describing the quality and condition of sweet peppers in the marketplace.

USDA Grades of Peppers (other than sweet peppers)
U.S. Grade Standards provide the produce industry with a uniform language for describing the quality and condition of peppers, other than sweet peppers,  in the marketplace.

USDA Grades of Sweet Peppers for Processing 
U.S. Grade Standards provide the produce industry with language for quality and conditions of peppers destined for processing.