Advisory Committees

Advisory Committees work with the MMA to advise on matters relating to Market operations and the fresh produce industry. Advisory Committees represent each key stakeholder group:

  • Storeholders
  • Standholders
  • Fruit & Vegetable Buyers
  • Flowers

The term for these committee members expires March 2022. Refer to each category below to see your new committee members.


  • Harry Kapiris, Chairman – Kapiris Bros (VIC) P/L
  • Grant Nichol – Flavorite Market P/L
    • Jason Cooper – Fresh State Limited
  • Brett Collins – Perfection Fresh Australia P/L
  • Michael Barker – Barkers Melbourne
  • Tranh Truong – Aus Asia Produce
  • Leon Mugavin, Chair – Leaf Elwood
  • Graham Gee –┬áThe Happy Apple Greengrocer
  • Dean Lamb – Watt’s Fresh
  • Desmond (Des) Hopwood – Henry’s Mercato Bayside Pty Ltd

For all enquiries call 03 9258 6100

8AM - 4PM, MON - FRI