The future relocation to Marsdorf remains the main topic at the stands at the Cologne wholesale market hall. The reason: The traders want to know where they can sell their fruit and vegetables in the future.
Sharp criticism from the traders
Quite a few merchants say that the city is stalling them, hoping that some merchants will give up beforehand. Because then there would be no need to build such a large facility in Marsdorf. The city denies this and claims that it is "in a constructive process with the merchants". These are obviously very different perceptions.
Impressions from the Cologne wholesale market.
The slow-moving negotiations on the relocation of the wholesale market have been the focus of criticism for several years now. Many suppliers fear that the delay in the move will lead to the demise of the wholesale market in the long run.
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