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News Flower Coolroom availability – EOI now open

A rare opportunity to secure two trading stands with a coolroom has become available within the National Flower Centre. Click the link to read more and complete the Expression of Interest. 

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News Children in the Market – September 2019

People often say working at the Melbourne Market is like being part of one big family. It certainly felt like that during the school holidays when we held our regular “Children in the Market” days. All children in attendance received some delicious fruit for a healthy snack as well as a ‘Make your body sing’… Read more »

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News Could your business sustain a 35% drop in productivity? – Why Bees Matter

  There will be a hive of activity at Melbourne market this Thursday 15th November as beekeepers swarm in for National Pollinator Week: 11-18 November, to make a buzz about Why Bees Matter.   “If your business handles fresh produce, then you’re likely exposed if we experience pollinator decline” says Fiona Chambers, CEO of Wheen… Read more »

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News Children in the Market – July 2018

During the July school holidays approximately 60 children visited the Market. The Children in the Market events, held during the school holidays, allow families to bring their children to experience the workings of the Market, and in some cases, expose them to the family business they may one day be running.  

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News Summer Road Closures 26 December to 25 January

SUMMERTIME ROADWORKS VicRoads warning all drivers to plan ahead as extensive roadworks will be carried out across Melbourne from 26 December 2016 to 25 January 2017. Electronic road signs and advice about alternative routes will help guide drivers through the work zones and detours. To plan ahead, please visit VicTraffic or download the VicTraffic app. Tullarmarine FreewayThe Tullamarine… Read more »

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News New retail precinct to open in Leopold – new opportunity for greengrocers

  Gateway Plaza in Leopold is getting set for a $72 million redevelopment. The redevelopment includes a new fresh food precinct, 45 additional specialty stores as well as Bunnings and Kmart. The Plaza is currently looking for a fresh produce retailer to occupy a 468 square metre premises next to Aldi. If you’re thinking of… Read more »

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Epping Tell us what you think of the new Market

If you work at the Market, now is your opportunity to provide the MMA with feedback on the relocation and the new Market. What do you think about the new Market? What works? What can be done better? The MMA want to hear from you. Complete survey Before the move to Epping hundreds of people… Read more »

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News New Melbourne Market To Boost Horticulture Industry

Media release Premier of Victoria The Hon. Daniel Andrews MP The Andrews Labor Government today welcomed the opening of Victoria’s new purpose built wholesale fruit, vegetable and flower market in Epping, in Melbourne’s north. The Victorian Government has made a significant investment in the future of Victoria’s horticultural industries with this state of the art facility. Over… Read more »

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