DOAG: More Facts About the Regional Market


 
Facts About the Hartford Regional Market
 
  • The Market is overseen by an appointed Board of Directors and a staff of eight;
  • A staff member is on duty 24 hours a day, 365 days a year;
  • The Market is the largest food distribution terminal between New York & Boston;
  • Product is recieved at the Market from across the United States, foreign countries, and off-shore islands;
  • The Market contributes $165 million in annual gross sales to to Connecticut's economy;
  • The Market sits on 32.7 acres;
  • Approximately 1,000 vehicles enter the Market each day; 
  • There is an active siding and three miles of railroad tracks;
  • The loading dock area is 5,196 feet long (84 feet short of 1 mile);
  • Fresh product is offered daily and year round at reasonable prices;
  • 9 private wholesale businesses are located at the Market;
  • The Market contributes 450 jobs to the labor force;
  • Outreach programs, tours, and community projects are hosted regularly by various group at the Market;
  • The Market has been serving the greater Hartford area and surrounding states since 1951.