📌 It was under the Halle aux Carreaux at the Marché de Gros de Perpignan Méditerranée Métropole, for the rdv "Un Chef étoilé au Marché de Gros", that Christophe Comes, starred chef and chef of the restaurant La Galinette, Stéphane Balluet, Toques Blanche and chef of the Restaurant Le Divil and RubenGomez, Toques Blanche and chef of the restaurant Nikkei by Ruben, put the spotlight on market produce. They were surrounded by the 2 winners of the Mini Toques competition, Clémence Leblond from Canet en Roussillon and Léandre Roquetaniere from Saleilles.
🍴 A performance that showcased the Marché de Gros's local producers and their products, as well as the short circuit system.
This event was an opportunity to present the new name: Terroir-Primeurs, the new logo and the new website of the Marché de Gros de Perpignan Méditerranée Métropole. But it was also an opportunity to meet the producers present in the halle aux carreaux as part of an active market.
🍎 A central exchange point for local fruit and vegetable supply and demand, the wholesale market represents 120 subscribed producers, 120 subscribed buyers, 110 fruit and vegetable references, 8,000 tons of fruit and vegetables sold per year and 300 daily entries to the market.
🔍 A day during which children from the ASLH in Toulouges and 8 youngsters from the ETRE school in Alénya were able to discover the world of the market and the importance of short circuits and "eating local".
Entertainment was provided by students from the Montserrat Caballé Conservatory of Music, Dance and Theater and their teacher.
Present at the inauguration were R. VILA, President of PMM, N. Barthe, Vice-President of PMM and Mayor of Toulouges, J. Plouzenec, President of Toques Blanches du Roussillon, JP. Baills, vice-president of the Pyrénées-Orientales Chamber of Agriculture, JP. Trilles, President of A2peps, Pôle Entreprise Perpignan Sud, R. Raynaud, President of SYM Pyrénées-Méditerranée, A. Figuères, President of the Association des producteurs du marché de gros, L. Gauze, Vice-President of PMM and President of the CCI des Pyrénées-Orientales, as well as numerous elected representatives of PMM and the City of Perpignan.