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Hunts Point produce market has no peer when it comes to size, volume of product and influence on a city’s fresh produce business. Here are the vital stats on the New York market that features more than one million square feet of space:

The Bronx, just north of the Fulton Street Fish Market

Toll Plaza Entrance
772 Edgewater Road; Bronx, NY 10474

Physical Address
355 Food Center Drive; Bronx, NY 10474

Mailing Address
101 Food Center Drive, Room #2A; Bronx, NY 10474

(718) 589-4095

Email & Website

Executive Director
Myra Gordon

Hours of operation
Opens at 9 pm EST Sunday
Opens at 10 pm EST Monday through Friday
Remains open until around 12:00 pm EST

Fast Facts & Figures
• 113 acres
• 1 million square feet in 4 main rows
• 35 merchants
• 23,000 restaurants provided food
• 2,500 green grocers interacted with daily
• 10,000 people directly and indirectly employed
• $2.3 billion generated annually
• 210 million packages of produce handled annually
• 60 percent of the food for City and Boroughs supplied
• Feeds 9 percent of the U.S. population in a 50-mile radius

This is an excerpt from the most recent Produce Blueprints quarterly journal. Click here to read the full article.


Courtney Kilian, who is based in Vista, CA, and has worked with both domestic and international growers and organizations, including the Natural Resources Conservation Service and California Avocados Direct.