The best ingredients for a bakery franchise success

Why Ferguson Plarre has the Best Ingredients for a Bakery Cafe Franchise

Imagine if you could own and run a bakery cafe without actually having to bake any of the delicious products on the shelves? Well, at one of Ferguson Plarre Bakehouses, one of Australia’s oldest bakeries, this is just what’s on offer when you sign up as a franchisee.Ferguson Plarre has made a name for itself as a premium bakery serving up award-winning cakes and pastries made fresh daily from the finest ingredients.It all started way back in 1901 with the first store opening in the suburbs of Melbourne.Today we are just as renowned for our selection of mouth-watering desserts, wedding and birthday cakes, and award-winning pies as we were more than 100 years ago.Our award-winning, sustainable bakery provides the daily array of delicious cakes and savouries: flavoursome chunky Angus beef pies, sausage rolls and bacon and cheese Tiddly Oggies; sweet classics such as lamingtons, apple pies, mud cakes and baked cheesecake.

Famous for its hand decorated celebration cakes, Ferguson Plarre is not just the first choice for customers, but for potential business owners as well. This fifth generation bakery-café with a European lineage is still family-owned, and that resonates with potential franchisees who love that a passion for food and tradition is at the heart of the business.

  • It means that a focus on family values directs the business
  • It equates to more than 120 years of experience in the baking industry.
  • It provides a brand with an unparalleled history.
  • It provides the perfect foundation upon which to build strong coffee sales

The business model is simple to operate, and Ferguson Plarre provides plenty of training and support to its franchisees. It all starts with the 10 Star Excellence training program to ensure franchisees are ready to take on the exciting challenge of running a bakery.Well-informed franchise buyers wanting to invest in an established business system also value the royalty free model on offer.The exclusivity of the product range is another advantage for franchisees, with quality control at the central bakery ensuring the highest standards are maintained, this means there’s no need to rely on third party suppliers for your bakery products.Added to these great benefits, is a full menu range that allows franchisees to serve customers morning, lunch and evening meal solutions and of course a delicious and very profitable cup of coffee, which finishes off the experience.Professional pastry cooks make the fresh goods daily for seven day a week delivery, so there’s no need to master baking skills to operate a Ferguson Plarre franchise. It’s an ideal business choice for anyone with some life experience who wants to build a relationship with customers, to make their day with a smile and an amazing cup of coffee.So if you have a talent for delighting customers, an appreciation for heritage and family business, some financial assets to invest, and you are ready for a new lifestyle, contact Ferguson Plarre today.