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SUMMER TIMETABLE: In July and August we only open from 8 to 13 hours

From 2nd July to 31st August -both included- the Mercat de Flor i Planta Ornamental de Catalunya will open according to the summer timetable that has been already used last years.

Thus, the days and hours of operation of the direct sales market will be:

Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 13 hours.

Afternoons closed.

Regarding to the office hours, the market will be at your service from Monday to Friday from 8 to 16 hours.

22 June, 2018

2018 Market calendar

Mercat de Flor i Planta Ornamental de Catalunya calendar of markets and sales is already avalaible.

In it there are indicated the extraordinary markets, the holidays, and the special summer schedules.

In case of changes or modifications in this calendar, it will be reported.

 

If you have any doubt about it, you can put in touch with Information service: Tel. +34 93 750 00 00.

Click HERE to download the PDF archive.

 

3 January, 2018

All Saints Day… much more than chrysanthemums!

All Saints Day and the Day of the Dead arrive again and it is time to remember our beloved and admired ones who have already left. Tradition leads us to visit their tombs and honour them with flowers.

On the one hand, the Mercat de Flor et Planta Ornamental de Catalunya offers you its wide assortment of chrysanthemums, in a multitude of colours and presentations of all kinds, cut flowers or potted plants, which gives us colour on these autumn dates.

But most importantly, we have our own seasonal plants and flowers, which include cyclamens and viola wittrockiana, calluna, foliage and even pumpkins for Halloween. And of course, one of the largest selections of cut flowers and bouquets.

Come to the Mercat and surprise your customers with our products!

(You can also call us and we will send you our available stock.)

 

 

19 October, 2017

We resume our usual timetable: mornings from 9 to 13h and afternoons from 15 to 17h

From Monday 4th September, the Mercat de Flor i Planta Ornamental de Catalunya will resume the normal hours of Direct Selling Hall, opening on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 am to 1 pm and from 3 pm to 5 pm.

The Mercat offices will also be reopened from Monday to Friday from 8 am to 6 pm.

1 September, 2017

The Mercat on summer: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 8 to 13h.

29From 3rd July to 1st September -both included- the Mercat de Flor i Planta Ornamental de Catalunya will open according to the summer timetable that has been already used last years.

Thus, the days and hours of operation of the direct sales market will be:

Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 13 hours.

Afternoons closed.

Regarding to the office hours, the market will be at your service from Monday to Friday from 8 to 16 hours.

 

29 June, 2017

The Mercat will be present at the Salon du Végétal

The Mercat de Flor i Planta Ornamental de Catalunya participates again at the Salon du Végétal, which this year takes place from 20 to 22 June in the city of Nantes in France. We will be present in an information stand located in hall XXL, in the area dedicated to the Production, under the wings of FEPEX (Spanish Federation of Producers Exporters), along with other Catalan companies.

The Mercat will attend this important event in order to attract new customers in France and let them know the commercial services they offer, such as grouped shopping and transportation of a wide range of flowers and plants at a very competitive prices.

The Salon du Végétal release dates and new location this year 2017. After many years when this fair was made in the city of Angers in February, this year it moved to Nantes in late June with the aim of attracting more visitors and encourage businesses, which had gradually decreased.

According to the organisation, “over the years, holding the trade show in February has become more and more challenging: School holiday season and an already well advanced trading season. Visitors surveys and discussions with some exhibitors, buyers and stakesholders have allowed to define a time more appropriated to business. The Salon du Végétal will be hold on 20, 21 and 22 June 2017, a good period for all the categories of buyers and for many reasons:

– For distribution and production, it is after the full season of spring, and this period is fertile for ideas and references and to prepare the next season
– Florists are more available, as the major events have passed by
– For landscapers and town councils, demonstrations outside are a key point
– Plants and new varieties are in full flower
– Prototypes of manufactured products further advanced and thus ready to be unveiled or even ready for market.
– A time (Summer beginning) good for business and conviviality”.

Changing the exhibition city it’s because “the Salon du Végétal fair continues its search for excellence in order to take our place among the greatest events aimed at the flowers & plants, gardening and nature in the cities world. Exhibition in Nantes means “a larger exhibition area, inside and outside, that will allow to present a wider offer and therefore to attract more professional buyers”

Summing up, we hope to return from there with a good new contacts to do business.

 

More information on: http://www.salonduvegetal.com

13 June, 2017

2017 Mercat Calendar

Here you have the Mercat de Flor i Planta Ornamental de Catalunya calendar of markets and sales.

In it there are indicated the extraordinary markets, the holidays, and the special summer schedules.

In case of changes or modifications in this calendar, it will be reported.

Any doubt about it, you can put in touch with Information service: Tel. +34 93 750 00 00.

Click the image below to download the PDF archive.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30 December, 2016

We recover our usual timetable

From Friday 2nd September, the Mercat de Flor i Planta Ornamental de Catalunya recovers its usual timetable of Direct Sales.

If you are a professional of flowers or gardening you can come to buy our products, as usual, on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays from 9 to 13 hours and from 15 to 17 hours.

 

 

 

 

1 September, 2016

All spring plants live at the Mercat

Osteospermums, geraniums, carnations, surfinias, dipladenias, petunias, begonias, daisies, mesems, jasmins, lavenders, aromatics, … in all formats and presentations have taken over the sales area of Mercat de Flor i Planta.

The good weather during the first months of the year has led the floral burst of spring very soon and with all their colorful splendor.

So, we already have all the wide range of plants to decorate public spaces, balconies and gardens of Catalonia and southern France in the coming months.

Come check it out and… start making your orders!

23 March, 2016

2016 Mercat Calendar

Here you have the Mercat de Flor i Planta Ornamental de Catalunya calendar of markets and sales.

In it there are indicated the extraordinary markets, the holidays, and the special summer schedules.

In case of changes or modifications in this calendar, it will be reported.

Any doubt about it, you can put in touch with Information service: Tel. +34 93 750 00 00.

Click the image below to download the PDF archive.

CALENDAR 2016 ENG

4 January, 2016

Excellent ponsetia of local production

The red intense of the ponsetia goes days flooding the lounge of direct sales hall of the Mercat de Flor. The most common plant of Christmas offers this year the highest quality to its buyers, fruit of a benevolent autumn that has guaranteed its good morphologic and sanitary condition.

The traditional ponsetia, the red one, represents more than 80% of the product that is demanded these days, and it is possible to find in different presentations and measures, in pots of 7,5 Ø, 10,5 Ø, 12 Ø, 14 Ø, arbustive or as tree-top.

On the other side, there is a wide range of ponsetia in multiple colors: white, yellow, pink, mottled, fuchsia… in its habitual formats of 12 Ø, 14 Ø.

The princettia also consolidates its space among the plants of Christmas season and relies on the Mercat different formats and colors.

The ponsetia and princetia that go out to the sale in the Mercat these days it’s for the most part of Km 0, elaborated overcoat in the region of the Maresme. Due to being a delicate plant that suffers very much with the transport in long trips, only a small part – correspondent to the mini formats – comes from Holland, and another small part rises of the region of Almeria.

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1 December, 2015

Christmas trees of all kinds in the ‘Mercat de Nadal’

From November 23rd to December 23rd the Mercat de Flor i Planta Ornamental de Catalunya opens one more year the ‘Mercat de Nadal’, in which our professional clients can buy firs and Christmas trees of all kinds, besides different classes of greenery, cork, mistletoe, holly…
The ‘Mercat de Nadal’ is located, in an limited enclosure in the exterior area of our building in which it is possible to enter with the commercial vehicles to load the acquired products and make this way the process of purchase easier.

It opens on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 to 13 hours and from 14.30 to 17 hours, and to accede is necessary to be registered as client of the Mercat.

 

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23 November, 2015

We start new season and we go back to our usual sales timetable

From Thursday 1st September, the Mercat de Flor i Planta Ornamental de Catalunya recovers its usual schedule of Direct Sales.

If you are a professional of flowers or gardens you can come to buy our products, as always, on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays from 9 to 13 hours and from 15 to 17 hours.

On the other hand, the offices schedule is from Monday until Friday 8 to 18 hours.

1 September, 2015

Summers’ direct sales timetable

Starting July the 1st until August 31st (both included) the Mercat will be opened for direct sales on Monday’s, Wednesday’s and Friday’s from 9 to 1 A.M. 

 

 

25 June, 2015

Viridalia provides a benchmark for horticulture professionals

The major nursery production companies in Barcelona have held a new edition of the Viridalia event during the past 3, 4 and 5 of June. During three open days horticulture professionals have had a chance to visit these companies and displays with their latest product news.

These companies are Aldrufeu & Associates, Barberet & Blanc, Grup Roig, Le Petit Géant, Planteles Lloveras, Plantinova, Riera Villagrasa and Syngenta FloriPro Services.

This years’ edition has proven Viridalia to be a benchmark of quality and a commitment by these companies to show and offer their products, service and capacity for innovation. Furthermore, it is also a meeting point and a social event that attracts visitors from all over the world.

The Nursey Growers Association of Barcelona (AAVB) is responsible for organizing and coordinating the Viridalia event. The AAVB is the business association for ornamental plant producers, providing technical service, sales promotion, information or training to more than a hundred companies in the Barcelona area.

The Association is linked to several national and international industry organizations.

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8 June, 2015

Mercat de Flor Easter timetable

We inform you that on Friday, 3rd April, on the occasion of the celebration of Good Friday, the Mercat de Flor i Planta Ornamental de Catalunya will remain closed.

Otherwise, Easter Monday 6th April, it’s also holiday on Catalunya, but the Mercat will be opened extraordinaryly in reduced schedule, from 9 to 13 hours.

Therefore, the timetable for Easter week will be:

Monday 30th March: From 9 to 13 and 15 to 17 hours.
Wednesday, 1st April: From 9 to 13 and 15 to 17 hours.
Friday, 3rd April (Good Friday): CLOSED
Monday 6th April (Easter Monday): SPECIAL MARKET from 9 to 13 hours.

26 March, 2015

Come to start the Spring on the ‘new’ Mercat

Next 9th, 11th and 13th March the Mercat de Flor i Planta Ornamental de Catalunya starts the spring with a very special week: the Great Week of the Mercat.

There will be three days to present the wide variety of flowers, plants and accessories that Mercat producers and wholesalers offer for the new season. We want to make it known to our customers so they can comfortably start shopping for these dates and order more for the following weeks.

For this reason, the Mercat will open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 17 hours without interruption, so you can come and go when it’s better for you to have the necessary time to acquire the entire genre you need. In addition, we have provided a free service restaurant so no one has to hurry to leave lunchtime.

What makes Great Week more attractive is the set of parallel activities and promotions that are planned. With the aim to give ideas to the florists, will be held three flower shows with two of the best catalan florists and a renowned French florist: Eduard Maynegra, Sergi González and Didier Gilles.

There will also be discounts on products for sale and raffles of trolleys with a selection of flowers, plants and accessories for all people who register their attendance during these days. (Read the rules here)

Great Week will also be the time to ‘reopen’ the Mercat, that has taken the winter months to renovate the Direct Selling Hall with improved natural lighting and security measures.

A great opportunity to enjoy everything it offers the Mercat de Flor i Planta de Vilassar .

6 March, 2015

Mercat calendar 2015

This one is the Mercat calendar for the year 2015.

Here there are indicated the extraordinary markets, the public holidays, the special schedules and the celebration of the Big Week.

In case that were giving modifications to this calendar it will be reported correctly.

Any doubt, you can get in touch with Information, to the Tel. 93 750 00 00.

Click in the image to get a copy of the calendar in PDF.

 

Mercat calendar 2015

 

 

16 January, 2015

WE GO BACK TO OUR USUAL SCHEDULE OF DIRECT SALES

From Monday 1st September, the Mercat de Flor i Planta Ornamental de Catalunya recovers its usual schedule of Direct Sales.

We open, as always, on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays from 9 to 13 hours and from 15 to 17 hours.

31 August, 2014

COMMERCIAL SUMMER TIMETABLE

From 21st July to 29th August Mercat Sales Hall will open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 13 hours.

18 July, 2014

Next 16th March the Mercat visits Perpignan again

Again with the name XPOMERCAT Perpignan the Mercat de Flor i Planta Ornamental de Catalunya offers next March 16th from 9:30 to 17 pm an exhibition of flowers and plants in Perpignan, with the aim of attracting new customers and retain the current coming from the South of France, while seeking to establish new business relationships.

XPOMERCAT PERPIGNAN is structured as a showroom for professionals, free admission upon reservation, where attendees could learn about and ask for the wide variety of flowers and plants produced and marketed in Catalonia from the Mercat. Seasonal plant, perennial, rose bushes, aromatic, culinary and medicinal plants, trees and shrubs, conifers, climbing plant, indoor plant, cacti and succulents, cut flowers, greenery, and florist accessories will be the stars of this show.

In addition, in XPOMERCAT PERPIGNAN there will be be a demonstration of floral art by Eduard Maynegra, who won the Spanish Cup of Floral Art in 2013 and will be the spanish competitor in the next European FLorist Championship, on 2015.

The showroom has the support of the Casa a Perpinyà de la Generalitat de Catalunya, and aims to be an important step in the internationalization of the market. With this action, and the XPOMERCAT that will be held on March 9th for the local public, wants to establish itself as a flagship of floriculture and ornamental horticulture cluster located in the Maresme.

29 January, 2014

Getting ready for XPOMERCAT 2014

Next March 9th Mercat de Flor i Planta Ornamental de Catalunya will celebrate XPOMERCAT’s new edition, the great exhibition of our wide offer of flowers, plants and floristry supplies, in an event of reference that tries to come not only to the professionals of the florist’s shop and gardening, but also to the public in general, with the aim to promote the consumption of flowers and plants in an economically very difficult moment to the sector.

The event will have a floral art show, that this year will go at the expense of ROSA VALLS FORMACIÓ as well as a series of playful and formative activities, of which we will be reporting you soon.

In this 2014 XPOMERCAT will be the colophon to the celebration of 30th anniversary of the Mercat de Flor i Planta Ornamental de Catalunya, which took place along last year.

 

15 January, 2014