Bakers Delight

Nature of Business: Largest Retail Bakery Franchise
Year established:
Number of outlets:
Retail Association, Franchising Council of Australia
Initial Fee:
Minimum Investment:
Phone: 0800 225 388
36 Enfield Street, Mt Eden, Auckland 1024 NZ

Bakers Delight are an Australian iconic brand. We’ve been baking bread since 1980 and currently have over 600 bakeries across Australia, Canada and New Zealand. We are the largest Bakery Franchise and a household brand name. At Bakers Delight we offer a large variety of business support, including:

  • Business Operations
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Property & Projects
  • Purchasing
  • Information Support
  • Full Training
  • Financial & Commercial Management

With almost 40 years of experience in the franchise sector, Bakers Delight has become one of the nation’s most recognisable brands but, did you know most of the network’s over 600 outlets are operated by franchisees who entered the business with no prior knowledge?

A 16-week competency-based training program, both in-store and online forms the foundation of the onboarding process. Additionally, franchisees receive strategic marketing support, with workshops offered an on ongoing basis.

Purchasing a franchise business involves a lot of trust so we approach the entire process like a partnership and make information on just about every aspect of the business freely available to you.

If you have the passion and drive to be the local face of a bigger brand. Take the first step and contact our team to learn about any local business opportunities available within your area.


Established sites include:

• Trading history with an established customer base

• Existing equipment & fit out

• Support with business handover and transition

• Head lease negotiated and managed by Bakers Delight


Existing Site


Bakery Purchase

$50,000 - $1,000,000 +gst


$8,000 +gst

*The purchase of an established bakery will include any remaining term on the current Franchise Agreement; however, Bakers Delight will request that the Franchise Agreement term is topped up to be 10 years at commencement, at a cost of $5,000 plus GST per year required.


New sites include:

• Head lease negotiated and managed by Bakers Delight

• New equipment at negotiated cost

• Full turnkey design & construction of bakery managed by Bakers Delight

• Operational and marketing support for bakery

New Site


Bakery Purchase

$500,000 - $550,000 +gst


$8,000 +gst



Under the franchise agreement a number of recurring or isolated payments are, or may become, payable by the Franchisee to the Franchisor or an associate of the Franchisor.



Due Date


7% of Net Sales +gst

On the Friday of each week

Advertising contribution

2% of Net Sales +gst

On the Friday of each week

Transfer fee

A minimum of 4% of the sale price of the franchisee’s business

Payable by existing franchisee at or prior to settlement of sale of business

Your level of investment will vary depending on whether you decide to open a brand new Bakers Delight or decide to purchase an established bakery. Opportunities to purchase within the Bakers Delight network are shared with you during the franchise recruitment process

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