The tradesman give amenity to the consumer with pack all order, include accompanying to place of even send to the town outside of Surabaya. The shops that market the snacks, crisply and bandeng smoke and presto generally reside in roadside through Genteng Baru street. All the shops average to give the amenity to consumer especially in order not to disturb consumer. Product that sold also have been tidy and something have ready to be dined.
Some tradesmen even consider to marketing through the Internet. For the shake of consumer, everything is watered down including payment of poison bank transfer and ordering of telephonic goods. Product that sold between 400-700 types of snacks, include bandeng presto, bandeng smoke, terasi, petis and otak-otak. Almost 70 % snacks the food complement at the shop, and produced by its factory in Sidoarjo and Pasuruan.
While bandeng smoke, presto, and petis is made self without using preservative material. Special petis, besides its various raw material, its process is also complicated. For bandeng presto and smoke even without preserver, can be holding up four to seven days.
While terasi is come from Sidoarjo, briny fish from Tuban, the snacks in the form of plant and sea animal like lorjuk, eggplant, and tripang come from Kenjeran, Gresik, and Sidoarjo. The supplier that generally is women, has trained and constructed in expectation of tilling its product is suitable with the consumer appetite, both international and also local. Construction to the goods supplier is always done because the consumers seldom ask more crisply snack or more saline. In principle all products is match with the consumer tongue.
In principle innovation is always dug that product don’t be leaved consumer. Other effort is ask the consumer opinion directly especially the customers who concerning it aroma and product taste. The step is also fulfills the desire of consumer to new product.
This flaky lorjuk and tripang is special snacks from Surabaya, because there are have not other its producing area. Flaky melinjo or chips emping from Kediri with various tastes now is in so many that is hot, prawn and cockle, the price can be reach Rp 30000 per kg. Melinjo usually tidy in box and plastic as heavy 250 grams and heaviest 500 grams.
More than anything else the market also become the center commerce of electronic and the complete cake raw material and bread in Surabaya. Its titled as the center cake raw material, electronic, and souvenirs from Surabaya have been very stick, so that this market is more crowded visited. So, it’s time to correct, that its status as tourism object expense can defend.
Now Genteng Market that built in 1973 equipped with 1142 stand broadly building 7043 square meters. The condition of this three floors traditional market’s building is around 75 %. Floor I is allocation for merchant fruit and requirement of household, Floor II for electronics component merchant, Floor III is not many applied besides market office.
This market location is enough strategic and encircled with big shopping centre like Tunjungan Plaza, Surabaya Plaza and white collars. This strategic location has make Genteng market as Shopping Tourism Object.
Wish to bring some gifts from Surabaya, stop in Genteng market.