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

New committee members have now been announced. Refer to each category below to see your new committee members.


  • David Wallace, Chairman – Wallace Vegetable Farms P/L
  • Ben Apted – Leslie Apted & Sons
  • Vince Doria – Freni & Doria P/L
  • Alec Berias – D Berias & Sons P/L
  • Anthony Mould – Urbanfresh Trading P/L
  • Harry Kapiris, Chairman – Kapiris Bros (VIC) P/L 0407 536 733
  • Grant Nichol – Flavorite Market P/L
  • Shane Schnitzler – Produce Time P/L
  • Brett Collins – Perfection Fresh Australia P/L
  • Joseph Manarti – Premier Fruits Group
  • Greg Duffy, Chair – Mayblooms 0409 590 504
  • Fidrim Halit – Halit Flowers
  • Cheryl Roehrich – Dakota Flower Company
  • Jashar Rustemi – J & E Flowers
  • Danny Malikovski – Five Way Flowers
  • Paul Ahern, Chair – Aherns Fruit Market 0419 523 380
  • Leon Mugavin – Leaf Elwood
  • Tony Mecca – Mecca Brothers
  • John Psarakos – Psarakos Market
  • Graham Gee – Lime Fresh Produce

The Epping Market Advisory Committee was dissolved on 31 December 2015. Committee members were:

  • Stephen McArthur – Chairman of MMA and Epping Market Committee.
  • David Wallace – Chairman (Growers)
  • Harry Kapiris – Chairman (Wholesalers)
  • Geoff Maguire – Chairman (Flowers)
  • Paul Ahern – Chairman (Retailers)

For all enquiries call 03 9258 6100

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