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Belar García:“If you want to establish your company on a new market,

Interview with Belar García, head of Consignaciones del Mar

Consignaciones del Mar is a company in the Confremar Group dedicated to importing, processing and marketing fish. Q- You’re looking to expand onto new markets, is that right? A- Yes, we have been trying to move onto markets apart from France and Italy since 2011 when the downturn started to bite.

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Mercabarna Businesses to Enjoy Preferential Treatment to Promote Innovating Projects with the Barcelona Science Park

Mercabarna managing director Josep Tejedo and the Barcelona Science Park (PCB) general director Salvador Maluquer signed a cooperation agreement on 15 January by which food estate businesses may use the scientific and technical services afforded by the PCB’s technology platforms under preferential economic conditions (a 30% discount). This means they will enjoy the same prices as any of the 70 organisations and companies located on the PCB premises.

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Mercabarna: Supporting Two Charitable Organisations

In view of the current economic downturn, Barcelona City Council’s Area of Quality of Life, Equality and Sport has created the Food Surplus Committee. This organisation seeks to increase and make better use of the city’s food surplus in order to cover the basic needs of a greater number of families.

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Wholesale Associations Offer Delicious, Reasonably Priced

For the sixth year running, and with Mercabarna’s support, the Fruit and Vegetable Wholesale Business Association (AGEM) and the Fish Wholesale Business Association (GMP) held a joint press conference on 18 December to familiarise consumers with fresh produce trends for this Christmas.

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