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Fruit and Vegetable WHOLESALE Business

Fruit and Vegetable WHOLESALE Business
Turnover $3,500,000

Details

Turnover $3,500,000
Location Rocklea QLD
Categories Food/Hospitality – Wholesalers Import/Export/Whole – Wholesale Transport/Distribution
Date Listed 15th February, 2016
Listing ID 3338

Description

Fruit and Vegetable WHOLESALE Business

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR SALE BY TENDER

A rare opportunity exists to acquire a Fruit and Vegetable Wholesale Business with both premium Sales Floors and Warehouses within the recently upgraded Brisbane Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Wholesale Markets. These premises would be ideal for:-
• Local F&V Family Owner/Operators
• Farming Co-operatives wholesale outlet
• International businesses Australian base
• Fruit & Vegetable Distributors


This is an exciting opportunity to become a member of Brisbane Markets Limited (BML) the owner of Queensland's only central fruit and vegetable market, the Brisbane Markets.

This long-established, well-respected FRUIT & VEGETABLE WHOLESALE business has been in operation for some 22 years and is both Quality Assured and HACCP Approved. Growers for speciality lines are sought Australia Wide with selected imports occurring. Enormous potential exists to further develop aspects of this business including:
• both Importing and Exporting opportunities.
• extending Local Distribution within the hospitality industry.
• introducing new and exciting products.
• introducing processing and packaging.

Brisbane Market premises are leasehold. The sale would be for the business as a going concern with premises

Premises available:-
- 2 Sales Floors on separate leases

Sales Floors:
Two fully insulated, lockable sales floors are in a premium position within BML's central courtyard. These bays, on separate leases, are larger than average - each measuring 170 square metres with an enviable 6 metre frontage each. Additional external display space is available during selling hours in front of the section and on the back dock. The sales floor includes sales, display and packing areas, and office.

There are 6 separate temperature controlled areas to cater for different product requirements. The main cold room is equipped with 3-pallet-high racking.

Above the sales floors there are the mezzanine floor offices consisting of 3 separate office spaces. These are fully equipped with desks, chairs, horizontal and vertical filing cabinets, printers computers etc. The office space could be subleased if not required.

The central position of the business provides easy access to the BML Administration Building, other warehouses and the Market Cafe from the back dock.
Though our warehouses are under contract other warehouses are currently available within the Brisbane Markets.

Equipment:
A variety of sales floor/warehouse equipment is also available including forklifts, pallet jacks and some stainless steel storage and shelving.

The Brisbane Markets are the State's most important centre for the marketing and distribution of fresh fruit and vegetables. Recently BML recorded annual trade in excess of 550,000 tonnes of produce valued at more than $1.045 billion.