Starting a bakery
Demand for bakery products is growing as people learn more about the health benefits of eating protein-rich bread varieties such as brown, multigrain and rye.
Bakery operators sell an assortment of bread, cakes, tarts and biscuits that are usually made on premises or bought from domestic wholesalers. They require skills and knowledge in baking and marketing bakery products, as well as running a business.
Starting or buying a bakery business involves many essential steps. Legally, you must ensure that you apply for and receive the correct licences.
This guide explains how to start a bakery business. It will help you understand the challenges and opportunities of entering the bakery industry so you can make good business decisions.
Note: Bakery industry information sourced from IBISWorld, March 2012.
- Last updated
- 11 April 2013
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