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Mettupalayam Market Profile

Market Name

Mettupalayam Market

Market Type

Wholesale Market Nilgiris Vegetable Market, Potato Mundies, Banana Mundy


Tamil Nadu

Market Infrastructure Facilities

100-150 Vegetable wholesale shops, 10-15 Flower shops. Well facilitated with approach road, transport, and communication and labour facilities.

Type of Auction

Open auction for all Vegetables

Auction time:

Potato - 8:30 am to 10:00 am.
Nilgiris Vegetables-Cabbage-7.00 am t0 10.00 am
Carrot,FrenchBeans etc 10.00am to 4.00 pm
Banana –Every Wednesday and Sunday Only 10.00 am to 5.00 pm

Market Commission Percentage         

10% Commission for all Vegetables
Banana 6% Commission

Type of packs Preferred  

Potato, Roots and Tubers: Gunny bags.
Cabbage: Plastic bags/Gunny bags.
Cluster beans, Beans, Beetroot, Radish, Knol-Khol,
Turnip, Chowchow : Gunny bags

Mode of Payment         

Cash alone and On the spot payment.

Buyers Profile    

Retailers both from Kerala & Tamil Nadu

Market Working Hours /Holidays

Anna Retail Wholesale Market- Every Month last week Thursday.
Potato Mundies-Every Week Friday.
Nilgiris Market -Every Week Saturday and Deepavali,Pongal and Ramzan

Toll Charges

Lorry: Rs.20.00/vehicle
Other Four Wheelers: Rs.15.00/vehicle


Market loading Charges

Rs.2.50/Small bags
Rs.4.50/Large bags
Market Unloading Charges
Rs.2.50/Small bags
Rs.4.50/ Large  bags

Logistic Details  

Market is easily accessible since it is located on National Highway 67. Lorry, trucks, mini trucks, mini vans are available in plenty.


















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