The Barcelona wholesale market Mercabarna has seen its exports of fruit and vegetables double since it set up the Mercabarna-Export Cluster in 2013. In 2014, companies house within the market […]
Wed 18/10/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
As of June 17, Jordi Valls has left the general management of Mercabarna to work as a councillor in the Barcelona City Council. During the 2 years and 9 months in charge of the food firm, he promoted collaboration between the public and private sectors.
Tue 27/06/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Fighting food waste is one of the strategic objectives of Mercabarna, the public-private partnership food hub of Barcelona.
Fri 20/01/2023 by Gloria Zorrilla
Spanish fruit and vegetable exports grew 3% last year, to 11.9 million tons, with a value up 6.3% to just over €14 billion, according to Fepex (the Spanish Association of Producers and Exporters of Fruit and Vegetables). Spain’s imports also rose, by 6% to 3.2 million tons, figures from the Customs and Excise Department show.
Fri 24/06/2022 by Maria Belen Barbini
Barcelona’s wholesale market Mercabarna has announced the winners of the 2nd Paco Muñoz Awards which recognise initiatives to reduce food waste. The winner in the private sector was Catalonia-based supermarket […]
Tue 20/07/2021 by Richard Wilkinson
The Minister of Agriculture, Luis Planas, visited Mercabarna to learn about the operation of the food park, its main projects, the Central Market for Fruits and Vegetables and the recently […]
Wed 03/02/2021 by Richard Wilkinson
In presence of J. Tejedo, general director of Mercabarna, A. Colau, Mayor of Barcelona and A. Colom, President of Mercabarna © Mercabarna Mercabarna’s Biomarket in Barcelona opened at the end […]
ProChile has launched a campaign titled “Chile Keeps On Going for You” across the world to transmit Chile’s commitment to the global supply chain and its role as an exporter […]
Wed 16/12/2020 by Richard Wilkinson
The future Biomarket © Mercabarna The new Biomarket was opened last Monday at Mercabarna. This represents the first organic food wholesale market in Spain. The specialist wholesale market cost […]
The Mercabarna Board of Directors – made up of representatives of the Barcelona City Council, the national public company Mercasa and the Government of Catalonia – has today appointed Jordi […]
Mon 05/10/2020 by Richard Wilkinson
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T-Systems, a digital services subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom and Mercabarna, Barcelona’s wholesale market, two leading European companies in the technology and fresh food sector, respectively, have joined forces, together with […]
Wed 22/04/2020 by Richard Wilkinson
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Tributes have been paid by Spain’s police divisions to the Mercabarna workers for the work they are doing to guarantee the food supply during these days of confinement of the […]
Tue 21/04/2020 by Richard Wilkinson