is the most traditional market of the Food Unit
and it consists of two pavilions, one destined
for the commercialization of the products, in
the shape of "L" and other destined
for the integral management of packings.
The first one with 19.845 m2, it is destined for
the establishment of the wholesalers,
with 78 positions and area with 167 modules destined
for the direct sale by farmers of Zaragoza; this
building is provided with all the necessary services:
cameras of daily reservation, weighing, snack
bar, etc. At present 36 wholesalers and 60 vegetable
growers daily occupy this space. Another pavilion
of 3.900 m2 is destined for the integral system
of management of packings.
The commercialization in this department by wholesalers,
overcomes 163 million kilos and 165 million euros.
companies installed in Mercazaragoza, S.A. realized
in 2005 172.155 tons of fruits and vegetables,
number similar to the realized ones in 2004, of
which 90.891 tons of fruits were sold by wholesalers
and 674 by vegetable growers and 75.483 tons of
vegetables were realized by wholesalers and 5.107
vegetable growers . The aging of the productive
sector and the absence of generation change do
that year after year the commercialization and
the presence of local products are marked down.
The most sold fruits keep on being oranges, melons,
bananas and apples. The vegetables most sold also
coincide with the traditional ones. The per cent
of marketing of potatoes, tomatoes and lettuces
sold is 57% of the whole amount of vegetables.