The Southern Wholesale Market, Debe, is strategically located to service the surrounding retail markets located in San Fernando, Penal, Princes Town, Marabella, Siparia and Point Fortin. The market was officially opened for trading on May 26, 1993. This modern wholesaling facility, spread over five acres of land, offers to the farming public as well as other users the following:
1) Elevated trading bays to allow vehicle to vehicle trading
2) Twenty-four hour security
3) Hygienic surroundings
4) Spacious car park
5) Excellent lighting system
6) Air conditioned fish and meat stalls
One stop facility - there are haberdashery shops, an office of the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB), cafeterias, and the actual retailing of fresh agricultural produce; Night time shopping for fresh fruits and vegetables; and Packing House to facilitate exporters in the southern region.
Opening Hours Wholesaling: Wednesday - 5.00
a.m. - 9.00 a.m.
Saturday - 3.00 a.m. - 6.00 a.m.
Retailing: Sunday - 6.00 a.m. - 12.00 noon
Wednesday/Thursday - 6.00 a.m. - 10.00 p.m.
Saturday - 6.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m
Fees Wholesale/Retail: $10.00/day or $100.00/month