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2020 Melbourne Market Charity Golf Day

REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN! Each year the Melbourne Market Lions Club runs a Charity Golf Day Event that supports DEBRA Australia, a not-for-profit organisation that supports people with Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB). The 2020 Melbourne Market Charity Golf Day is to be held on the 13th of March 2020, with the support of Fresh State, DEBRA Australia, […]

Fresh State of Affairs: Issue #50

Issue #50 of Fresh State of Affairs is the last market magazine to be published in 2019, and is packed with market news and Christmas messages from around the market. This edition goes over topics including the evacuation policy at the market, how to combat sleepiness, forklift safety and servicing, and many more. Of course, […]

FRESH STATE OF AFFAIRS: ISSUE #49

Issue #49 of Fresh State of Affairs is the fourth market magazine published in 2019, and is packed with information about the market and our recent 2019 Annual Gala Ball. This edition goes over the issues of Road Safety, events like the Annual White Asparagus Auction and a short story from someone who’s dedicated his […]

FRESH STATE OF AFFAIRS: ISSUE #48

Issue #48 of Fresh State of Affairs is the third market magazine published in 2019, and is packed with information about the market and our recent National Horticulture conference, Hort Connections. This edition goes over the issues of the Early Buyers Permit, all the different facets of Hort Connections including the tradeshow, the visit to […]

Fresh State of Affairs: Issue #47

Issue #47 of Fresh State of Affairs is the second market magazine published in 2019, and is packed with information about the market. This edition goes over the issues of the Fairwork Commission’s Changes to the Horticulture Award, the Upcoming Review of Melbourne Market Operations, and the recent national election and the Agriculture Visa. Read […]

Fresh State of Affairs: Issue #46

Issue #46 of Fresh State of Affairs is the first market magazine published in 2019, and is packed with information about the market. This edition contains an article about the Horticultural Industry’s response to the Australian Recycling Crisis, all the news from the Melbourne Market Charity Golf Day in March this year, and also an […]

2019 Golf Day – Celebrity Player Silent Auction

  HOW WILL IT WORK? This year there will be a silent auction before the Melbourne Market Golf Day, that will be held for the celebrity players that will be attending the event. The winners of these auctions will get to have their celebrity join their golf team on the day of the event. These […]

Fresh State of Affairs: Christmas Edition – Issue #45

Our Christmas Edition of Fresh State of Affairs is packed with information about the market, including an article on the changed market hours, what the Victorian election results mean for the market, and what the idea of a “public market” really means. Our Melbourne Market wholesalers and market associated businesses have also put together Christmas advertisements to wish their customers the very best over the holiday season and into the New Year.

October 2018 – Pricing News from the Market Floor

Pricing News updates from the Melbourne Market floor as of October 2018.     Bananas: Lighter supplies of bananas are coming through the market currently and values are higher than usual.         Avocados: There is a moderate to good supply of the Hass variety of avocados and prices are adjusting accordingly.   […]

Fresh State of Affairs – Issue #44

Find out how the Labor state government is holding the market back, which familiar face at the market has been working in the industry for 50 years, and all the highlights from the Fresh State Gala Ball (including photos) in issue #44 of Fresh State of Affairs