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About us

La place des producteurs

Almost 100 years of history to better promote our Quebec fruit and vegetable
producers and ensure the link with their customers

La Place des producteurs is the implementation of an optimal framework to ensure the representation and marketing of the fruits and vegetables of our Quebec farmers. First created on what is now the Place Jacques-Cartier in Old Montreal, then moved to the Marché Central site, the PDP occupies the premises of a refrigerated warehouse at the cutting edge of technology according to agrifood standards. More than just a place of storage and marketing, the PDP is a crossroads of meetings, exchanges and discoveries between producers and customers.

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Business hours

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Service and delivery
Monday to Saturday 24 hours

Producers on site
Monday to Sunday 11:00pm to 7:00am

Mission and values of La Place des producteurs

The PDP's mission is to provide all the tools, advice and space necessary for Quebec’ fruit and vegetable producers, so that they offer the best product sown, harvested, packaged and processed in Quebec to their customers.

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Our positioning in the industry

La Place des producteurs is the only place in Quebec where it is possible to sell, buy or represent, fresh or processed fruits and vegetables, originating exclusively from Quebec.


The Place des producteurs is located at the Pie-ix Market in a modern, fully refrigerated building that meet’s today’s agrifood standards. This move now offers fruits and vegetable producers the opportunity to store and market their products year round in a safe and healthy environment.


The Marché Central is revitalized. La Place des producteurs is built first. Then, in 1996 the agri-food park is redeveloped to provide new access and buildings.


The Marché Central opens its doors and integrates its first premises.


The mayor of Montreal, Camillien Houde, concedes to the Marché Central a large piece of land located at the corner of the boulevard McEachran, today l’Acadie, and Crémazie.


L’Association des Jardiniers Maraîchers de la Région de Montréal (AJMRM) is created under the leadership of its founding president, Adrien Moquin, a farmer from Prairie County.


Beginning of wholesale market activities on Place Jacques-Cartier and at the Bonsecours Market. A large number of agricultural producers arrive from the villages of St-Léonard, Rivière-des-Prairies, Sainte-Rose and Sainte-Dorothée.

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