CAAT in figures

Goods marketed at the Turin agri-food centre

Fruit and vegetable marketing is an essential component of the Centre’s activities. Below are the total quantities of goods divided by type of product, along with the main regions of origin in relation to production areas and destinations, or how it is distributed in the market by percentage between wholesalers, large retailers, retail stores, street vendors, and overseas.

Total quantities of goods by type of product:

Fresh Fruit 189,964  tonnes
Dried Fruit 6,362 tonnes
Citrus fruits 96,215 tonnes
Vegetables 241,392 tonnes
Total 533,933 tonnes


Goods’ main origin areas:
data in %

Origin Local Italy Europe Extra-EU
Citrus fruits // 50 42  8
Dried Fruit 9 26 25 40
Fresh Fruit 34 43 8 15
Vegetables  28 42 10 10
Pulses 23 47 13 17


Origin of products by production area:

Production area Fruit Vegetables
Local Apples, kiwis, pears, apricots, cherries, chestnuts, peaches, nectarines, strawberries Lettuces, cabbage, asparagus, tomatoes, courgettes, aubergines, peppers
Central Italy Peaches, nectarines, plums, sharon fruit, melons Carrots, potatoes, courgettes, tomatoes, artichokes, celery
Southern Italy and islands Citrus fruits, figs, prickly pears, apricots, strawberries, watermelons, melons, grapes Garlic, peppers, tomatoes, turnip tops, aubergines, asparagus, artichokes, potatoe


Destination of the marketed goods:

Province-wide wholesalers 16%
Wholesalers outside the province 11%
Large-scale retail purchasing companies 12%
Large-scale distribution companies (direct purchase) 8%
Street vendors 30%
Retail stores 14%
Abroad  (France) 9%