At present, market prices for fruits and vegetables are fixed daily and the factors that influence the rise or fall of prices are diverse. In this article we will comment on the main market in Barcelona for the sector and some of the factors and causes that motivate the aforementioned rise or fall in prices.
One of the most important referents is Mercabarna, where in the fruit and vegetable sector it sells about 1,700,000 tons, with a large number of specialized companies that move around € 4.8 billion, these volumes making Mercabarna In the first European market in the commercialization of fruits and vegetables.
The beginnings of Mercabarna were with the Read More
Fresh Catalan Apples are delicious, one of the most popular and favorite fruits. This beautiful fruit full of rich phytonutrients that, in the real sense, are indispensable for Health.
It also has certain antioxidants that have disease prevention properties.
The apple harvest in Catalonia will increase by 11%, according to the data prepared by Afrucado in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture.
Specifically, in volume apple production throughout Catalonia is expected to stand at 308,720 tonnes, 30,950 more than in 2015.
Of these, 221,930 are expected to be collected in Lleida and 83,600 tonnes in Girona, figures that represent an increase of 13 and 6%, respectively, compared to last year’s harvest.
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Many times we think that by consuming fruit or vegetable not frozen, that is to say the one exposed in supermarkets or the specialists of the stores, those that gain in the quality and in the health, besides obtaining all the benefits that contribute us denominated fresh products and Which was similar to saying “fresh top quality“.
” Freshly recolected fruits and vegetables directly from the farm or your own garden in their proper seasonality are of the highest quality, without a doubt.
However, if you shop at the supermarket frozen products can be the same, in some cases even more nutritious than the fresh ones.
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As a starting point and information for this new season of 2017 in the sector of fruits and vegetables, show some significant data and news both nationally and internationally.
At the national level, we highlight:
- The export of fresh fruits and vegetables in the first quarter of 2017 has increased by 11% in value compared to the same period of 2016, amounting to 4,096 million euros and decreased by 2% in volume, totaling 3, 5 million tons, According to data from the Department of Customs and Excise, under the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, made public yesterday and processed by FEPEX.
- The consumption of fruit and vegetables in Spanish households in January Read More