Mercabarna in figures
Surface area of Mercabarna
Surface area of Mercabarna-flor
Number of companies
- Central Fruit and Vegetable Market: 159
- Central Fish Market: 69
- Slaughterhouse: 12
- Mercabarna-flor: 44
- Multipurpose Pavilion: 10
- ZAC: Around 400
Number of daily visitors
Vehicles that access it every day
Workers in the companies onsite
Financial figures for the company Mercados de Abastecimientos de Barcelona, SA
- €26 million
- €4.3 million
Profit before tax
Trading volume of the Markets, ZAC companies and sacrifices in the Slaughterhouse
- Central Fruit and Vegetable Market: 1,062,000 tonnes
- Central Fish Market: 73,000 tonnes
- Slaughterhouse: 22,000 tonnes
- Mercabarna-flor: 10,754,000 units
- ZAC: Around 800,000 tonnes
The companies export approximately 35% of the total produce that is moved each year by Mercabarna.
The companies import approximately 38% of the total sold at Mercabarna.
30,000 tonnes of commercial and industrial waste collected per year. 72% of this waste is recycled.
17 professionals in the team of vets and support staff at the Barcelona Public Health Agency at Mercabarna which ensures food safety within the precinct.
A professional surveillance team made up of 60 people and more than 200 cameras provide security for Mercabarna 24 hours a day.
Mercabarna has the greatest concentration of cold-storage facilities in Spain, with 800,000 m3 of conventional and frozen industrial refrigerated warehouses.