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“There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” – George Bernard Shaw


Welcome to our July/August issue of Business Franchise Australia and New Zealand magazine!

In this issue we celebrate food, glorious food! Over the past year-and-a-half, food and beverage franchises have kept us well fed while we navigated various states of lockdown. Some struggled to keep business going, while others were well equipped to adapt to the new normal. To all those brands, we say thank you for the essential service you provided and here’s to a happy and healthy future for your business.

On the cover, we are delighted to welcome Banjo’s Bakery Café. This family business has its roots in Tasmania. Opening its first store in 1984, it now has 44 locations across the country and counting. We spoke with CEO Jessica Saxby about growing up in the family business and how the brand has evolved to keep up with consumer demands. Turn to page 12 to read the interview.

In our special feature we have plenty more Food and Beverage Franchises on the menu, including expert advice on challenges and opportunities in the industry. Turn to page 31 for more insights and inspirations.

And, as always, we have plenty more expert advice from those in the know, the latest franchising news and profiles with some of the best names in franchising in Australia.

Plus, you’ll find our A-Z franchise listing directory with all of the best franchise opportunities available right now.

Enjoy the read!


Vikki Bradbury & Sinead Horan-Webb

Business Franchise magazine