Fresh Produce Market


Fresh Produce Market To provide and manage a facility for bulk handling of fresh produce and related fresh trading activities

1.     Purpose

The purpose of the Gqeberha Fresh Produce Market is to provide and manage a facility for bulk handling of fresh produce. The provision is meant to supply the inhabitant of the City with adequate and affordable range of good quality fresh produce.

1.     Function:

The Fresh Produce Market undertakes the following core functions:

·        Provision and maintenance of an infrastructure for the bulk assembling, handling, and selling of fresh produce

·        Provision and maintenance of efficient and cost-effective ripening and cold store facilities for the ripening/storing of subtropical/deciduous fruit

·        Provision and maintenance of a computerized sales system

·        Provision of cash-handling facilities

·        Provision of an information management system

·        Provision of a security service

·        Provision of a cleansing service

1.     Buying procedure

To be able to purchase at Gqeberha Fresh Produce Market, a buyer has to apply for a personalized buying card to be utilized for all purchases at the market. It is essential that a buyer brings an ID book on the day they wish to apply for a card.

How to apply for a personalized buyer’s card?

·        Collect a buyer card application form at our inquiries window in our Cash complex.

Depositing money into your buyer account

·        Cash can be deposited at the Market Cashiers.

·        Process an Electronic Fund Transfer to the market’s bank account below and include your buyer card number as a reference.

·        Cash deposits can be done at any Absa branch, the details are as follows:


Branch Name: Absa Bank
Branch Code: 630717Account Holder name: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality
Account Name: Market Account
Account Number: 40-7953-3957
Reference: Buyer number on your card (COMPULSORY)

1.     Lost/ Stolen cards      


  • Report lost or stolen cards immediately to the Enquiries window in the Cash complex or to the Office block (1st Floor

1.     Operating hours: 

Monday to Friday (06:00 to 10:30)

Saturday (06:00 to 09:00)

Sundays and Public holidays (Closed)

1.     Physical Address: 

Corner of Markman and Ranger Road

Markman Township


1.     Contact details: 

Mr. Xola Saba (Deputy Director) – 0662179228

Mr.  Sydney Rasmeni (Operations Assistant) – 0823122036


Miss Phumza Sandi (Admin Controller) – 0713021469


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