In spite of this positive turnover evolution, the average prices in the market dropped by 13.8% compared to the preceding year and figures fell to 0.78 euros/kilo.
Fruit Today euromagazine, interviewed Josep Tejedo, who took on the job of General Manager of Mercabarna just four months ago.
The LC Group is backing the idea of freshly cut fruit and fresh fruit juices to supply the supermarkets in Catalonia.
A new warehouse in the town of Cox in Alicante and a sales outlet in the Lonja de Orihuela, make up the new sales outlets in the already extensive network held by the Hermanos Fernández Group in Spain.
Mercabarna is a living and breathing market that is undergoing many changes, some caused by the economic crisis and others by globalisation.
The company Nice Fruit, formed by Cutting’s, Fenoexit Group, a financial group that invests in R&D; the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) and Professor Josep Maria Nacenta have put into practice a pioneer system that can freeze fruit and vegetables.