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Central de Abasto – Mexico City (CEDA)

Understanding food loss and waste at the world’s largest market

December 15, 2021 5 pages

Central de Abasto – Mexico City (CEDA)

Understanding food loss and waste at the world’s largest market

December 15, 2021 5 pages

Description

The Central de Abasto, located in the Iztapalapa borough of Mexico City, is the world’s largest wholesale market, covering 3.27 km2 of land area, making it larger than the country of Monaco, and handling over 30,000 tonnes of merchandise each day. The market houses more than 2,000 businesses, employing more than 70,000 people and serving more than 300,000 customers daily. Thirty-five percent of all food consumed in Mexico is sold through the Central de Abasto.

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Document Type: Project publication
Theme: Green Growth
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