||Cochin - Ernakulam Market, Basin Road, Ernakulam
||Wholesale and Retail
|Market Infrastructure Facilities
||Approach road, shelter, communication, transportion and labour facilities are available.
Cold storage facilities are available in Fruit stalls.
|Type of Auction
|Market Commission Percentage
5 % - 10 % for vegetables
8 % for Banana
|Type of packs Preferred
Tomato: Wooden boxes.
Potato, Radish and other roots and tubers: Gunny bags.
Snake gourd and Ribbed gourd: Palmyrah baskets.
Cabbage :See-through Plastic bags.
Cauliflower: Polythene covers
Mosambi: See-through Plastic bags.
Apple: Carton boxes.
Other Fruits : Plastic crates.
|Mode of Payment
Weekly payment for vegetables, Daily payment for banana and other fruits
||Retailers, small scale vendors, Hoteliers and consumers
|Market Working Hours /Holidays
||Wholesale: 5.00 am - 2.00 pm
Retailers : Upto 9.00 pm
||Rs. 3.00 / gunny bag
Rs. 3.50 / big basket
Rs. 7.00 / gunny bag of 100 coconuts
Rs. 300 / per truck for banana
|Market loading Charges
||To be borne by the buyers
|Market Unloading Charges
||for CITU workers:
Sack weighing upto 50 kg Rs. 250
Bif sack Rs. 5.00
Rs. 3.00 per bag / tray for fruits
Rs. 1000 per truck load in case of banana
||Trucks, mini trucks, mini vans and three wheelers are available in plenty; approximately 33 truck loads are arriving/market day, a truck load varies from 10 -18 tonnes