What exactly is the "Mercat"? The Mercat de Flor i Planta Ornamental de Catalunya is a wholesale commercial market situated in Vilassar de Mar, which functions legally as an Agrarian Transformers Corporation. The Mercat has over 390 members and over 5,000 customers from companies serving the ornamental flower and plant sector. The Mercat is also a corporation where professionals can find a range of services, from group purchasing to professional advice and general information about the sector. Technical data 64,662 sq. meters surface area on 16,648 sq. meters of which there are buildings. 7,848 sq. meters are used for direct sales, through 300 stalls of ornamental flowers and plants each one measuring 12 sq. meters. 45 stalls are used for the sale of floristry articles varying between 18 and 24 sq. meters and a bank. An adjacent 4,700-m2 industrial building for companies in the produc...
Mercat has a Sales Hall consisting of 300 stalls of cut flowers and ornamental plants, and 45 stalls of floristry supplies. The Hall is open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9.00 to 13.00 hours and 5.00 to 17.00 hours.
To help improve commercial operations in the area.
To rationalize and develop the market to its full potential.
To promote the concentration of supply and demand, with a view to facilitating transactions.
To open new channels of distribution.
To promote the sale of ornamental flowers and plants.
To standardize products and maximize quality.