3.en.112 Despite pouring rain, we went to the Olivar Market, Son Vivot, Mercadona and El Corte Inglés

In order to carry out our project on eating habits, today we went on an outing to the Olivar Market, two different supermarkets and a shop specialized in Majorcan products. Here are some pics on the outing. Now, you have to sit down and do your group work to present to the class. Some questions to get you started.

  1. Were you surprised by price differences?
  2. Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?
  3. What did you think of the fish market? 
  4. Was fresh fish affordable? was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why?
  5. Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before?
  6. Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market?
  7. Were most products available in bulk?
  8. What kind of packaging?
  9. What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women?
  10. Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?
  11. Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you?
  12. Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food?

Silvia, Ariadna, Marta and Marga checking vegetable prices

María and Sergio at the butcher's

Andreu, Pau & Pau, Ritish, Noé, Taylor and Álvaro at a fruit stall

Marina, Paula, Miquel and Josep holding their notes at the Olivar


Ritish, Noé and Álvaro at the fish market


Group work: Monday  6th June Write a paragraph, one per group and post your answers to the blog. You can add any aspects you believe are worth mentioning. Remember to write the name of your group and  the names of  its members. 
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33 Respostes to “3.en.112 Despite pouring rain, we went to the Olivar Market, Son Vivot, Mercadona and El Corte Inglés”

  1. paulinguigs Says:

    Were you surprised by price differences?
    Yes, I was surprised because for example the fruit was more expensive in “Mercado del Olviar” than “El Corte Ingles”.

    Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?
    Yes, I had reflected because I like buying products of my isalnd more than the Peninsula.

    What did you think of the fish market?
    I think its very expensive. I saw one lobster that cost 72€.

    Was fresh fish affordable? was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why?
    No, its very expensive. Yes, there was. Because fresh fish is of the same day but frosen fish can be one month old.

    Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before?
    Yes, I learned.

    Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market?
    Yes, I did. For example lots of fruit was packed.

    Were most products available in bulk?
    No, there were not most products available in bluk.

    What kind of packaging?
    The packaging was in plastic.

    What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women?
    There were more women than men both of all ages.

    Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?
    Yes, it was very busy. The supermarkets were more busy.

    Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you?
    Yes, they were. No, they didn’t.

    Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food?
    Yes, I think it was very useful.

  2. mloredo Says:

    Well done, Paula!
    What are the names of new fish you learnt?
    Check your spelling: in bulk

  3. merysantos1998 Says:

    1·Were you surprised by price differences? Not very much.

    2·Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?No, I had not reflected.

    3·What did you think of the fish market? There are a lot of kinds of fish and of shellfish. Also I have to say that smelled a little bit bad.

    4·Was fresh fish affordable? was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why? No it wasn’t. Yes there was, because fresh fish it’s from this day and frozen fish is older.

    5·Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before? Yes, I did. Emperador.

    6·Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market? At Olivar Market no but at mercadona and at the Corte Ingles yes.

    7·Were most products available in bulk? No there weren’t.

    8·What kind of packaging?
    Plastic packaging.

    9·What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women? There were a lot of people from here. They were approximately between 40 and 60 years old. I think there were more women than men.

    10·Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?
    No it wasn’t. And the Mercadona and the market of the Corte Ingles were not busy.

    11·Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you? The women sellers were more friendly than the men sellers. No they didn’t.

    12·Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food? Yes, I do.

  4. paucampomar Says:

    Were you surprised by price differences?
    – No so much
    Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?
    – No
    What did you think of the fish market?
    – Is very big compared to the others markets
    Was fresh fish affordable? was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why?
    – Yes, because the frozen fish is not so good like the other
    Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before?
    – Yes
    Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market?
    – No, very few
    Were most products available in bulk?
    – Yes
    What kind of packaging?
    – Frozen
    What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women?
    Vegetables, and fish, the people are old, had more women
    Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?

    Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you?
    – No
    Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food?
    – Yes

  5. andreafr98 Says:

    1.- Were you surprised by price differences?
    No, are very similars.
    2.- Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?
    No , no much.
    3.- What did you think of the fish market?
    I think that there are diferents types of fish , and I don’t like much the fish.
    4.- Was fresh fish affordable? was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why?
    No , it wasn’t. Yes there are a big difference, because is better the fresh fish than the frozen fish.
    5.- Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before?
    Yes :
    Shell fish : marisco.
    Sepia : sepia.
    Squid : calamar.
    6.- Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market?
    Not much.
    7.- Were most products available in bulk?
    I think that no.
    8.- What kind of packaging?
    A plastic packaging.
    9.- What were the people shopping like?
    The most of people was from here.
    Age?
    The mostly was the fourty to seventy.
    Were there mostly men or women?
    Women and also some men.
    10.- Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?

    11.- Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you?
    Yes , they are friendlies. No , they didn’t.

    12.- Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food?
    Yes , and I learn more thinks like a names of food etc…

  6. silviamartinm Says:

    1.Were you surprised by price differences?
    * No, I wasn’t.

    2.Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?
    *No, I hadn’t

    3.What did you think of the fish market?
    * That there are a lot of fish and it is a littls bit dirty.

    4.Was fresh fish affordable? was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why?
    *No it wasn’t. I think no.

    5.Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before?
    *Yes, I did.

    6.Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market?
    *No, I don’t.

    7.Were most products available in bulk?
    *No, they weren’t.

    8.What kind of packaging?
    * The plasctic packaging.

    9.What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women?
    *I think the mostly people were from here from Majorca.They were approximately between 40 and 60 years old. There were mostly women than men.

    10.Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?
    * No, it wasn’t. The Mercadona and “El corte inglés”, yes.

    11.Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you?
    *Yes, they were. They gave us information.

    12.Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food?
    *Yes, I do.

  7. martitaserra28 Says:

    1-Were you surprised by price differences?
    Yes, because “El corte ingles” is more expensive than “Mercadona”.
    2-Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?
    No, I hadn’t.
    3-What did you think of the fish market?
    I think there were many types of fish but was a little bit expensive.
    4-Was fresh fish affordable? was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why?
    No, it wasn’t. Yes, it was because the fresh fish is more recent than the frozen fish.
    5-Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before?
    Yes, I did. For example: shell fish is “marisco”.
    6-Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market?
    In the Olivar market no but in “El corte ingles” yes.
    7-Were most products available in bulk?
    No, they weren’t.
    8-What kind of packaging?
    The packaging was of plastic.
    9-What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women?
    I think that the people was from here. There were all ages. I think there were more womens than mens.
    10-Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?
    The market and the two supermarkets were busy.
    11-Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you?
    Yes, there were very friendly. No, they didn’t.
    12-Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food?
    Yes, I do.

  8. margaabauza Says:

    Were you surprised by price differences?
    Yes, I was surprised because there are very differences of prices.

    Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?
    Yes, I had reflected.

    What did you think of the fish market?
    Its very expensive!

    Was fresh fish affordable? was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why?
    No, its very expensive.
    Yes, there was, because the frozen fish can be many days and the fish of es mercat de l’olivar is the day.

    Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before?
    Yes, I did:
    crabs – cangrejos
    clams – almejas
    lobsters – langostinos
    and many more

    Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market?
    A little bit.

    Were most products available in bulk?
    No, there were most products available in bulk.

    What kind of packaging?
    In plastic.

    What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women?
    I saw many women but men too. There were of all ages.

    Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?
    Yes, it was busy. The supermarkets were busy.

    Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you?
    Yes, they were. Yes, they gave me information that surprised me.

    Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food?
    Yes, I think that it was very useful.

  9. Joan Sebastià Says:

    1.-Yes, so the corte inglés is more expensive than the others
    2.-No, I hadn’t
    3.-I think there were many types of fish and the prices are good
    4.-No, it wasn’t.But the fresh fish is of the day and the frzen resists more time
    5.-Yes, lobster:langostino
    6.-No, Its so naturally
    7.-In the fruits department of the olivar
    8.-I didn’t see any packaging
    9.-I think that the people was from here. There were all ages. I think there were more womens than mens.
    10.-Yes, was busy.Are busy
    11.-Some are very desagradable and not give much information
    12.-I think yes

  10. noesanzu Says:

    # Were you surprised by price differences?
    – Yes, because the market of “El Corte Inglés”, was more expensive than the market of “Mercadona”.

    # Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?
    – No, I hadn’t reflected about that.

    # What did you think of the fish market?
    – I think, that the fish market could be cleaner.

    # Was fresh fish affordable? Was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why?
    – No, it wasn’t. Yes, there was a price difference, because frozen fish is older, and fresh fish is new, from this day.

    # Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before?
    – Yes, I did.
    Squid: Calamar

    # Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market?
    – At Mercadona and at Corte Inglés yes, but at Olivar Market no.

    # Were most products available in bulk?
    – No, there weren’t.

    # What kind of packaging?
    – Plastic packaging.

    # What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women?
    – They were from here, old, some ones were nice…They were about 50, 60, 70 years old. I think they were most women.

    # Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?
    – I think yes, it was very busy, but the supermarkets more.

    # Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you?
    – Yes, they were very friendly (with me). Yes, they give us very informatione, but they didn’t surprise me.

    # Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food?
    – I think, yes.

  11. noesanzu Says:

    Correction:

    # Were you surprised by price differences?
    – Yes, because the market of “El Corte Inglés”, was more expensive than the market of “Mercadona”.

    # Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?
    – No, I hadn’t reflected about that.

    # What did you think of the fish market?
    – I think, that the fish market could be cleaner.

    # Was fresh fish affordable? Was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why?
    – No, it wasn’t. Yes, there was a price difference, because frozen fish is older, and fresh fish is new, from this day.

    # Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before?
    – Yes, I did.
    Squid: Calamar

    # Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market?
    – At Mercadona and at Corte Inglés yes, but at Olivar Market no.

    # Were most products available in bulk?
    – Yes, there were.

    # What kind of packaging?
    – Plastic packaging, and cartoon boxes.

    # What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women?
    – They were from here, old, some ones were nice…They were about 50, 60, 70 years old. I think, that there were more women shopping.

    # Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?
    – I think yes, it was very busy, but the supermarkets more.

    # Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you?
    – Yes, they were very friendly (with me). Yes, they gave us a lot of information, but they didn’t surprise me.

    # Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food?
    – I think, yes.

  12. izabelaigorova02 Says:

    # Were you surprised by price differences?
    * I was surprised by price of fish in “Mercado del Olivar” and the price of meat in “El Corte Ingles”.

    # Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?
    *No, I hadn’t.

    # What did you think of the fish market?
    *I think is a very good place to buy fish to organize a lunch or dinner.

    # Was fresh fish affordable? was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why?
    *Yes. The difference in the fresh fish and frozen fish price are not big.

    # Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before?
    *Yes.
    Crayfish: Cigala.
    Squid: Calamar.
    Sea Bass: Lubina.

    # Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market?
    *A little bit.

    # Were most products available in bulk?
    *

    # What kind of packaging?
    *The most products in “El Corte Ingles” and in “Mercadona” are packaging in plastic.

    # What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women?
    *They were from Mallorca. Most of them are old people. There are many womens.

    # Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?
    *Yes. The supermarkets were busy.

    # Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you?
    *Yes, they were friendly with clients.

    # Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food?
    *Yes, I thinks is useful to learn about eating habits and new names of products.

  13. vladis890 Says:

    1. Were you surprised by price differences?
    -Not very much.
    2. Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?
    -No, I had not reflected on where the products came from.
    3. What did you think of the fish market?
    -I think that there were lot of different types of fish.
    4. Was fresh fish affordable? was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why?
    -No, it wasn’t affordable. There was a big difference between frozen fish and fresh fish, becouse the fresh fish it’s of the same day that it’s catched and the frozen fish is of some days ago.
    5. Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before?
    -Yes, I did.
    6. Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market?
    -No, I didn’t.
    7. Were most products available in bulk?
    -I think no.
    8. What kind of packaging?
    -The packaging was of plastic.
    9. What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women?
    -Most people was from Mallorca, but there were some turists. Their ages were between the 30 and the 60. There were most women than men.
    10.Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?
    -The market was busy and the supermarkets too.
    11. Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you?
    -Some of them were very friendly, but other no. They didn’t give information that surprise.
    12. Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food?
    -Yes, it does.

    Name of the group: An apple at day keeps the doctor away.
    Group members: Sergio, Jhazmin, Maria and Vladis.

  14. jhazminmarmol Says:

    1. Were you surprised by price differences?
    -Yes, because “El Corte Inglés” is more expensive than “Mercadona”.
    2. Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?
    -No, I hadn’t.
    3. What did you think of the fish market?
    -I think there were many types of fish but expensive.
    4. Was fresh fish affordable? was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why?
    -No, it wasn’t. Yes, it was because the fresh fish is more better than the frozen fish.
    5. Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before?
    Yes, I did.
    *Shell fish : marisco.
    6. Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market?
    -A little bit.
    7. Were most products available in bulk?
    -No, they weren’t.
    8. What kind of packaging?
    -The packaging was of plastic.
    9. What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women?
    -I think the people was from here, most of them was an older people and I saw more womens than mens.
    10.Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?
    -Yes, the market and the supermarkets was busy.
    11. Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you?
    -Yes, the sellers was friendly. No, they didn’t.
    12. Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food?
    -Yes, I do.

    • jhazminmarmol Says:

      10.Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?
      -Yes, the market and the supermarkets were busy.

  15. marinaescarpa11 Says:

    1-Were you surprised by price differences?
    *Not very much.
    2-Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?
    *No, I hadn’t
    3-What did you think of the fish market?
    *Is a little bit old and is not very expensive.
    4-Was fresh fish affordable? was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why?
    *No,it wasn’t affordable,Yes, there are a big differente because the fresh fish is hunt at the same day and the frozen fish no.
    5-Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before?
    *Yes, I learnt new names
    6-Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market?
    *Not so much, but in the Mercadona a little bit.
    7-Were most products available in bulk?
    *No, they weren’t.
    8-What kind of packaging?
    The packaging was made of plastic.
    9-What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women?
    *They were turists, more or less 30 from 4o years old and they were more women than men
    10-Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?
    *More or less. At in the supermarkets like Mercadona was normally.
    11-Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you?
    *Yes, the sellers wew friendly. No, they didn’t.
    12- Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food?
    *Yes, I thought that outing was very helpful.
    7-

  16. ariadnabalufo Says:

    1.Were you surprised by price differences?
    * Not very much

    2.Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?
    *Yes, a little

    3.What did you think of the fish market?
    * That there are a lot of different tipes of fish.

    4.Was fresh fish affordable? was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why?
    *No it wasn’t. Yes, because frozen fish is from days before and the other is of the same day.

    5.Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before?
    *Yes, I did.

    6.Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market?
    *No, I don’t.

    7.Were most products available in bulk?
    *No, they weren’t.

    8.What kind of packaging?
    * The plastic packaging.

    9.What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women?
    *I think the mostly people were from here.They were approximately between 30 and 50 years old. There were mostly women than men.

    10.Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?
    * No, it wasn’t. The Mercadona and “El corte inglés”, quite busy.

    11.Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you?
    *Yes, they were. Yes, they did.

    12.Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food?
    *Yes, I do.

  17. pausegui Says:

    1.Were you surprised by price differences?
    -Not very much.
    2.Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?
    -Yes, they were. Yes, they did.
    3.What did you think of the fish market?
    – Very great fishes.
    4.Was fresh fish affordable? was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why?
    -No it wasn’t. Yes, because frozen fish is from days before and the other is of the same day.
    5.Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before?
    -Yes, I learnt new names.
    6.Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market?
    -No, I didn’t.
    7.Were most products available in bulk?
    -No, they weren’t.
    8.What kind of packaging?
    -The plastic packaging.
    9.What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women?
    -I think the mostly people were from here from Majorca.They were approximately between 40 and 60 years old. There were mostly women than men.
    10.Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?
    -The market and the two supermarkets were busy.
    11.Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you?
    -Yes, they were. Yes, they did.
    12.Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food?
    -Yes, I do.

  18. sergiomr226 Says:

    1.- Were you surprised by price differences?
    – No very much, because the price was similar in the 3 shops where we visited.

    2.- Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?
    – No, I had not reflected where the products came from.

    3.- What did you think of the fish market?
    – I thank that is not very expensive and some fishes are very big.

    4.- Was fresh fish affordable? was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? If so, why?
    – No, because is veru expensive.
    – Yes, because frozen fish is a few days and bring him fresh fish that day.

    5.- Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before?
    – Yes, I learned some new names for fish that I not Know before. For example: serviola, cap-roig, barracuda, salmonetes, sardinas…

    6.- Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market?
    – Yes, I found lots of packed products at the Olivar Market. For example some sausages.

    7.- Were most products available in bulk?
    – Yes, most products available in bulk. For example: apples, strawberries…

    8.- What kind of packaging?
    – The packaging was of plastic, wood…

    9.- What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women?
    – Some of the people are from here and then turists.
    – I think that most of them are 30.
    -There were men and women.

    10.- Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?
    – Yes the market and the supermarkets are busy.

    11.- Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you?
    – Yes, the sellers was friendly.
    – No, they didn’t give my information that surprised I.

    12.- Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food?
    – Yes, I thank that the outing was useful to learn about our eating and the cost of food.
    __________________________________________________________________________________________

    Last Thursday we visited the Olivar market, Son Vivot, Mercadona and El Corte Inglés. My group and I went to see the prices of products in each of those sites and then compared. Also add it all up for what you spend a family of 4 people in one week. I thank that we spend per weekend approximality 200 E.

    My group are:
    María, Vladis, Jhazmín and Sergio.

    – Yes, I think the outing was useful to leatn about our eating habits an the cost of food.

  19. psocies Says:

    Were you surprised by price differences?
    Yes, I was surprised because there are very differences of prices.

    Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?
    Yes, I had reflected.

    What did you think of the fish market?
    Its very expensive!

    Was fresh fish affordable? was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why?
    No, its very expensive.
    Yes, there was, because the frozen fish can be many days and the fish of es mercat de l’olivar is the day.

    Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before?
    Yes, I did:
    crabs – cangrejos
    clams – almejas
    lobsters – langostinos
    and many more

    Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market?
    A little bit.

    Were most products available in bulk?
    No, there were most products available in bulk.

    What kind of packaging?
    In plastic.

    What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women?
    I saw many women but men too. There were of all ages.

    Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?
    Yes, it was busy. The supermarkets were busy.

    Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you?
    Yes, they were. Yes, they gave me information that surprised me.

    Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food?
    Yes, I think that it was very useful.

  20. miquelbv9 Says:

    1·Were you surprised by price differences? Not very much.

    2·Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing? Yes, I had reflected.

    3·What did you think of the fish market? That the fish was very fresh and it was the best fish.

    4·Was fresh fish affordable? was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why? There wasn’t. Yes there was a very big difference of price becouse the fresh fish is bether that the frozen one.

    5·Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before? No, I didn’t.

    6·Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market? No, but at mercadona and at the Corte Ingles yes.

    7·Were most products available in bulk? No there weren’t.

    8·What kind of packaging?
    Plastic packaging.

    9·What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women? There were a lot of people from here. They were between 40 and 60 years old. There were more women than men.

    10·Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets? No it wasn’t. And the Mercadona and the market of the Corte Ingles were not busy.

    11·Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you? The women sellers were more friendly than the men sellers. No they didn’t.

    12·Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food? Yes, I do.

  21. jospomar Says:

    Were you surprised by price differences?
    Yes because i thougt that the shell fish was cheper and that they buy fish alive.
    Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?
    No but i think that are more healthy the fresh one form here than the bulked one from Peninsula.
    What did you think of the fish market?
    That it was itresting because you can see all type of fish and learn a lot.
    Was fresh fish affordable? was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why?
    No a lot it was so expensive. -Yes because it last more long.
    Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before?
    Lobsters:langostas
    Crabs: cangrejos
    Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market?
    No most of them were in bulk.
    Were most products available in bulk?
    Yes, but in mercadona no.
    What kind of packaging?
    Plastic ones.
    What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women?
    Old about 60-70 most of them were womens.

    Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?
    Yes a lot.Not so much.
    Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you?
    Yes, they were. No they didn’t.
    Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food?
    Yes so useful.

  22. vidalsiquierj Says:

    Were you surprised by price differences?
    -Yes, because I looked different stalls and the diferences of the price of the same product are very different.

    Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?
    -No, I don’t reflected on this.

    What did you think of the fish market?
    -Most fish was fresh but not all. It was good, but I don’t know if the prices are high, because I never go shopping food. Just in “Mercadona”.

    Was fresh fish affordable? Was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why?
    -No, fresh fish was very expensive I think. Yes, there was a big difference, but I don’t know why.

    Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before?
    -Yes, I learned so much words, for example:
    almejas→clams
    cangrejos→crabs
    pez espada→swordfish
    caracolas→shells
    langostas→lobsters
    rodaballo→turbot
    pulpo→octopus
    calamar→squid

    Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market?
    -No, most of products where in bulk.

    Were most products available in bulk?
    -Yes, but in the outing I learned much more about from where came from products.

    What kind of packaging?
    -Plastic packaging.

    What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women?
    -The people shopping was old, they had about 50-70 years old. I don’t know, but I think that mostly were women.

    Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?
    -Not so much, but there were plenty of people. At the supermarkets were not so much people.

    Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you?
    -I don’t know if the sellers were friendly. No, I don’t asked any think.

    Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food?
    -Yes, for me is the best form tho learn about our eating habits and the cost of food.

    • vidalsiquierj Says:

      Correction: At the 1st answer, I puted “diferences” ( is differences )

    • vidalsiquierj Says:

      Correction: At the 7th answer, I puted an incorrect answer and the correct answer is: In the Olivar Market yes, but in El Corte Inglés and in Mercadona no.

  23. alvaroalemany Says:

    Were you surprised by price differences?
    – Yes, because there are many different prices.

    Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?
    – No, never.

    What did you think of the fish market?
    – I think that the prices are very high.

    Was fresh fish affordable? was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why?
    – Yes there are. Yes there are a very different price with frozen fish.

    Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before?
    – Yes, many names. For exemple:
    * lobsters→langostas

    Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market?
    – Yes, many packed products.
    Were most products available in bulk?
    – Yes, in many bulks.
    What kind of packaging?
    – Some plastic.

    What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women?
    – The people that buy in the olivar market was, and is old. And there are mostly wemens.

    Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?
    – Yes, but the supermarkets , normaly have more people than the olivar market.

    Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you?
    – Yes, They were. No, they didn’t.
    Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food?
    – Yes, I think it was very useful.

  24. ritish7580 Says:

    Were you surprised by price differences?
    Not so much, because I went there many times.

    Had you reflected on where products came from before this outing?
    No, bacause I didn’t buy it.

    What did you think of the fish market?
    That some fishes are repeated on many places.

    Was fresh fish affordable? was there a big difference in price with frozen fish? if so, why?
    Some fishes yes and some not so much.
    Yes, because it’s more tasty than packed fish.

    Did you learn any new names for fish you did not know before?
    Yes, some ones.

    Did you find lots of packed products at the Olivar Market?
    No.

    Were most products available in bulk?
    Yes, like fish or fruits.
    What kind of packaging?
    Vacuum.

    What were the people shopping like? Age? Were there mostly men or women?
    They were a little bit old and there were most women.

    Was the market busy? What about the supermarkets?
    No, it were not busy, the supermarkets too.

    Were the sellers friendly? Did they give you information that surprised you?
    Yes, they were friendly.For me there not were special information.

    Do you think the outing was useful to learn about our eating habits and the cost of food?
    For the eating habits not so much, but the cost of the food, yes.


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