Record attendance at the Mercat de Mercats fifth edition, celebrated in the center of Barcelona, with over 265,000 visitors who tasted and discovered quality products of the stalls representing city markets, besides those of producers of proximity and restaurateurs that offered gastronomical proposals at popular prices. As usual, the Aula Gastronòmica and El Celler del Sumiller have been spaces for learning and exchange of impressions, and have accommodated xso recognized chefs as Joan Roca, of El Celler de Can Roca, or Quique Dacosta.
More than 65,000 food- and wine-tasting tickets were sold during the three-day event, at a fair with the chefs Joan Roca, Quique Dacosta and Carles Abellán as the star attraction on Sunday 19 October.
A week of activities was closed by the Provençals Market's anniversary festivities on Saturday, 7th June. A total of 26 Barcelona municipal markets and another 8 from Abrera, Barberà del Vallès, Reus, Santa Perpètua de Mogoda, Viladecans, Vilafranca del Penedès and Vilanova i la Geltrú took part in the first International Markets Week.
The International Markets Week starts with more than sixty activities in the municipal markets.
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