The Southwest Chile Pepper Industry. Basic Facts…. The National Pepper Industry is Located Here !. 60% of U.S. chile acreage in NM 30% of U.S. chile acreage in TX & AZ NM is center of pepper processing Green chile Red chile Jalape ño Cayenne. Where is New Mexico chile grown?.
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New Mexico is the Heart of the U.S. Chile IndustryThe Chile Task Force is working to improve the industry’s competitiveness, profitability & long-term viability