This Week in the Market – 28 June 2022

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In this week’s Market News:

– Heartkids Hero Day Tomorrow!
– Foodbank Hamper Drive
– Expression of Interest Warehouse 6.11A    

Market News  
Heartkids Hero Day Tomorrow!

HeartKids Hero Day at the Market!
Wednesday, June 29 | 5am – 7.30am

HeartKids Hero Day is tomorrow! Don’t miss out on this amazing event!
Join us between 5am – 7.30am outside Customer Service. HeartKids Hero Day will be the biggest event the market has seen since the start of the pandemic, and we’re proud to get behind such a worthy cause. 

There will be plenty of fun activities for children and adults alike, including entertainment from our MC’s Adam & Symon from Logie winning show, Gogglebox Australia.

Tune in to find out what a day in the life of a professional footballer looks like when Adam & Symon interview AFL stars Jack Riewoldt from the Richmond Football Club and Jaidyn Stephenson from the North Melbourne Football Club. Then test out your handball skills and even get some pro tips at the handball competition!  

All Market users are invited to come along to enjoy a delicious breakfast and hot coffee, just keep an eye out for the superheroes; they could drop in at any point to take some action shots! And make sure you’re prepared for the auction, where you’ll be able to outbid your fellow market users for some fantastic prizes on offer.

Please ensure any children attending are pre-registered before the event and accompanied by their parent or guardian at all times. To register, please complete the registration form here and print and return it to Customer Service. Once submitted, your application is automatically accepted unless you are notified otherwise.

Remember to visit Gate 1 upon arrival to collect your child’s hi-vis vest and access card.    

Foodbank Hamper Drive

The Melbourne Market is proud to support Foodbank Victoria when they run their annual hamper drive this Sunday, 3 July between 12pm – 5pm.

Foodbank will be distributing over 1000 boxes containing non-perishable items and fresh produce sourced directly from the market to those in need.

The hamper drive will take place in the Visitor carpark in front of the administration building near Gate 1. During this time there may be minor delays for those accessing the site. However, traffic management will be in place to ensure access for market users is available at all times, via the left lane, as you approach Gate 1.

Thank you for your ongoing support and generosity for such a worthy cause.    

EOI for the lease of Warehouse 6.11A

A rare opportunity to secure a sort after Warehouse in building 6 is now available. Warehouse 6.11A is 190m2 and comes insulated with PIR Panels and a lease term from 2 – 5 years.

For further information, please download the Info Pack.
To apply, please download the EOI Form and email the completed form to

 Applications close Friday, July 15, 2022.
Should you have any general enquiries, please contact the Property Team on 9258 6140.    

Win a Holiday promotion!

We are into the final 4 weeks of the Win a Holiday campaign!

Congratulations to the below stores who have had customers win a $500 Webjet voucher.

Watts Fresh
Palamara Village Fruits
Big Watermelon
Lucke’s Fresh Food Market
Greavesy’s Fruit and Veg
Henry’s Mercato Mornington

There are still 4x $500 vouchers to be won, plus the major $2,500 Webjet voucher!

The Retailer of the Year will be awarded to the store with the most nominations, remind customers to scan and enter for the chance to win in the final weeks!    

Zespri TV Giveaway

The Zespri Sungold Kiwifruit partnership is now underway with Zespri giving away 4x 75inch TV screens to the retail store with the best display promoting Sungold kiwi fruits.

Gain inspiration from the displays below and download the information flyer here.

To activate your store for the Zespri Sungold promotion, contact Zac.  



Upcoming Events  
Heartkids Hero Day – Wednesday, 29 June    

Industry News  
Australian farms deliver high-quality grapes to Filipino tables

Australian Table Grape Association, Hort Innovation and Austrad reintroduced to the Philippines high-quality Australian table grapes under the “Taste Australia” banner.

Australian table grapes are renowned for being crisp, juicy and sweet and it is the quality that makes Australian table grapes distinct. Click here to find out more.   

Scientists develop antimicrobial, plant-based food wrap designed to replace plastic

Aiming to produce environmentally friendly alternatives to plastic food wrap and containers, a Rutgers scientist has developed a biodegradable, plant-based coating that can be sprayed on foods, guarding against pathogenic and spoilage microorganisms and transportation damage. Click here to find out more.     

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