Top 5 Biggest Food Markets Around The World

When it comes to food, every country has its own centre of attraction. If you wish to know a country in better way then you must look out for their food markets! Food markets not only allow you to have a look towards different variants and customs, but also introduce specialties of the native place.

Natasha Chopra  |  Updated: March 07, 2018 11:33 IST

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Top 5 Biggest Food Markets Around The World
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  • Every country has its own centre of attraction
  • Food markets not only allow you to have a look towards different variants
  • sellers from different countries, wide range of fruit are available
When it comes to food, every country has its own centre of attraction. If you wish to know a country in better way then you must look out for their food markets! Food markets not only allow you to have a look towards different variants and customs, but also introduce specialties of the native place. In a food market, you would quite often spot a bunch of sellers from different countries, wide range of fruit and vegetable hawkers, and many other kiosks as well. If you are planning to visit any of the places mentioned below then you shouldn't miss their famous food markets as well! Read on to know more about them.

1. St. Lawrence Market, Toronto

 St. Lawrence is one of the best food markets in the world. It is an ultimate food junction for tourists and local people. Since 1803, St. Lawrence Market has been the culinary focal point of the city of Toronto. The market has more than 120+ vendors selling products grown within Toronto including the fresh produce, homemade cakes and pies, bread and other local products etc. This market also sells imported items such as tropical fruits or other food items which are not easily available in Toronto.
 

2. Borough Market, London

 It is one of the world's oldest yet biggest market for fruits and vegetables. This market has been running since 1755 and is truly famous for its fresh food. The market usually sells all types of fresh fruits and vegetables and other speciality foods. Vendors from different parts of the UK are believed to come here to export and import European foods.

 

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3. BE Boulangepicier, Spain

 It is one of the most popular and biggest markets in Barcelona and gives you a chance to explore Spanish food, veggies and exclusive spices. It offers you a wide range of flavours and tastes. Even desserts and chocolates too are offered here in large numbers. BE is the perfect place to get a glimpse of the Spanish food culture.

 

 

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4. Or Tor Kor Market, Bangkok

It is known to be as world's 4th biggest fresh market offering infinite varieties of fruits, vegetables, and other food items. If you ever happen to be in Bangkok, then you must visit this place. It also has Thai snacks, desserts, ready-to-eat meals, curries, stir fried dishes etc. This market surely won't let you down and you can spend hours here by just trying different kinds of traditional foods.

 

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5. Khari Baoli, India

It is known to be as world's grandest wholesaling market of spices and offers all kind of spices, nuts, herbs and food products like rice and tea. It is famous among the tourists for showcasing its specialties.

If you are a food lover and happen to be in any of these countries, then do visit these food markets at least once to explore different food cultures.

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