Feature Photo: Mexico: Central


Mexico, Americas

A vendor drops off radishes to sell at Central de Abasto, a main wholesale market in Mexico City, Mexico’s capital. A huge portion of the country’s fruits and vegetables are brought and sold here. One 2011 USDA report noted that it handles 50 percent of the country’s food products. It’s one of 60 central wholesale markets nationwide, but Central de Abasto, as the backbone of the country’s traditional market sector, generates more than 10 billion dollars each year.

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Feature Photo: Mexico: Central