AGENTS at joburg market
Market agents receive between 5% and 7,5% commission on the gross value of the sold product. Commission varies according to commodity and should be negotiated between the producer and the market agent. The market receives a fixed 5% commission for managing and maintaining a competitive marketing system and infrastructure that makes fresh produce trading possible, including a computerised sales system, cash collections, cleaning and security.
It is important to note that all produce at the market remains the property of the producer until sold, via a market agent, to willing buyers. The market never owns the produce, and neither do the market agents.