In 1997 Talaad Thai was developed with a vision of building the largest wholesale market in ASEAN for the trade of agricultural goods.

Today the Talaad Thai market occupies 1 million square metres of land on Phaholyothin Road, 45 kilometres North of Bangkok. The market is the central point for the trade of Thai and imported fruit and is a vital market for vegetable farmers. Product is received from and dispatched to countries all over the world each day. Talaad Thai has become a vital part of the supply chain for Thai agricultural products and has achieved the founders vision of becoming the largest wholesale market for agricultural products in the ASEAN region.

Key statistics:

  • Market area – 1 million square metes
  • Shop houses inside the market – 998
  • Traders inside Talaad Thai – 3,500
  • Daily traffic through the market – 25,000 vehicles
  • People on site each day – 100,000
  • Farmers reliant on Talaad Thai – 200,000 – 250,000
  • Product throughput – approximately 10,000 MT per day
  • Annual market turnover – US$6 billion