The secretary of the board of tenants of the Municipal Market in Mazatlan said that sales have dropped to 60 percent, especially in the basic basket.
Mazatlan, Sinaloa.- Even though the famous January slope, hypothetically, it ended. Still for the second half of February the damage is felt, especially by the increases suffered by several of the products that make up the basic basket, which is why sales have been low, said Alejandro Ontiveros.
The secretary of the board of tenants of the Municipal Market “José María Pino Suárez” said that are the businesses dedicated to fruit and vegetables who have suffered the most increases, including sales that were maintained at almost 100 percent early year, they have fallen by up to 60 percent.
“Some products of the basic basket, especially concerning the greengrocers, there has been an increase in some products and colleagues see it reflected in their sales, they see the decrease in their sales”.
He added that not only the fruit stores are the ones with the least sales, but also butchers and creeries have had to raise some pesos to the most demanded products, since to ensure the merchandise they have to pay extra to arrive in time and in shape, on all if they come from Jalisco.
In the Pino Suárez are waiting for the arrival of festivities such as Valentine’s Day and Carnival, so that sales improve for all businesses, since many of the local restaurants supply their products in this market and in turn, the local souvenirs They can register numbers thanks to tourists.
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