After weeks of powerful campaigning from traders, public voting has officially closed on the 2015 Melbourne Market Awards. With more than 7,500 votes received by Market shoppers, the South Melbourne Market 2015 trader favourites have now been revealed!
Congratulations to all our South Melbourne Market 2015 favourites:
Poultry and Game: Chicken Johns / K&L Fresh Poultry (it’s a tie!)
Fruit and Vegetables: Georgie’s Harvest
Meat: Kirkpatrick’s Meats
Delicatessen: Emerald Hill Deli
Specialty Food: Rita’s Coffee & Nuts
Seafood: Aptus Seafood
Coffee: Padre Coffee
General Merchandise: The SuperCool
Eateries: Claypots Evening Star
Nursery and Flowers: Azalea
Fashion and Accessories: Gianna Molinaro
Services: Market Lotto & News
Hair and Beauty: Better Price Cosmetics & Toiletries
Veteran Trader: Rita’s Coffee & Nuts
The winning favourite Market traders now go in the running to become Melbourne’s Best. Each favourite will soon be visited by an expert panel of judges who go undercover as secret shoppers to test trader performance using strict criteria, including quality of product, presentation and customer service.
Stay tuned to find out who will go on to become Melbourne’s Best Market Traders at the Melbourne Market Awards ceremony this November.