This Week in the Market, Edition 109 – 22 November 2016

In today’s This Week in the Market, we announce Christmas trading hours at the Market  and come along to a free health and well-being seminar in December. 

Market News

Survey closes this week – Tell us what you think of the Market for your chance to win!

Don’t miss out! Complete the survey to tell us your views on the Market and what your priorities are going forward plus every entry goes in the draw to win a $100 Crown gift card (conditions apply).

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Survey and competition closes this Thursday 24/11/16 at 3:00pm. 

Christmas trading at the Market – what you need to know.

This year Christmas and New Year fall on a weekend with public holidays on the following weekdays. Below are the Christmas and New Year trading hours for 2016.  

Fruit and Vegetable Market

  • Thursday, 22 December 3:30am to 7:00am
  • Friday, 23 December 2:00am to 7:00am
  • Saturday, 24 December to Tuesday 27 December: Market Closed*
  • Wednesday 28 December: 2:00am to 7:30am
  • Friday, 30 December: 3:30am to 7:00am
  • Saturday, 31 December: Market Closed
  • Sunday, 1 January: Market Closed
  • Monday, 2 January: Market Closed
  • Tuesday, 3 January: 2:00am to 7:30am

Flower Market

  • Thursday, 22 December 3:30am to 7:00am
  • Saturday, 24 December: 4:30am to 7:30am
  • Sunday 25 December to Tuesday 27 December: Market Closed
  • Thursday 29 December: 3:30am to 7:00am
  • Saturday, 31 December: 4:30am to 7:30am
  • Sunday, 1 January: Market Closed
  • Monday, 2 January: Market Closed
  • Tuesday, 3 January: 3:30am to 7:00am

Warehouse access over Christmas

Warehouse access remains unchanged over the Christmas and New Year period. The Christmas Trading Hours only apply to the trading floor. Access for warehouse tenants is 24 hours 7 days a week.

*Picking up and delivering of produce over Christmas break

There will be no access to the trading floor on 24 to 27 December, being Christmas Day and Boxing Day and corresponding public holidays. Access for buyers to the Market for the distribution/collection of pre-ordered produce (as per prior arrangements with your supplier) will be allowed between 4.00 am and 6.00 am on Saturday, 24 December only.

Entry and parking for buyers after a public holiday

If you parking permit only allows access on a day where a public holiday falls, and would like to come to the Market the following day (for example your parking permit is for Monday and you would like to access the Market on Tuesday 3 January), you will not be charged for parking and can enter the Market. However please note, your regular bay may not be available. Please seek instruction from a Market Relations Officer on arrival.  


Industry News

Come along to a FREE seminar to improve your health and well being.

Passionately driven about knowing the power of food, Michelle Reeves is an accredited as a personal trainer and metabolic nutritionist with experience in health coaching.

Michelle is running a FREE fat loss seminar at the Melbourne Market on Friday, 15th December at 8:00am – Why People Fail.

The seminar will arm you with some great tips on fat loss, health eating as well as provide you with opportunities to continue learning.

The program is not about restricting what you eat or fad diets and best of all your food doesn’t have to be boring and bland. Learn how you can achieve amazing results with sustainable outcomes by learning how to exercise efficiently to maximise fat loss.

The 30 minute seminar will provide you with tips to get the body you’ve always wanted plus you’ll see results from the transformations of Corey Reeves and Rachel Vanderzee’s and learn how they achieved them.

Register today! 

Date: Friday 15 December
Time: 8:00am to 8:30am
Location: Melbourne Market Conference Room, ground floor Administration Building

All attendees at the seminar will be given a special offer for the highly-sought-after MRT Transformation Challenge.

Key Dates

Health and well being free seminar

  • Friday 15 December

Christmas Day and New Years public holidays

  • Sunday 25 December – Christmas Day
  • Monday 26 December – Boxing Day public holiday
  • Tuesday 27 December – Christmas Day public holiday
  • Sunday 1 January – New Years Day
  • Monday 2 January – New Years Day public holiday

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