NOW IS THE PERFECT TIME TO INVEST IN BAKERS DELIGHT
If you’re passionate about the baking industry and your community, and seeking your next investment opportunity, we’d love to hear from you!
Simply complete the form to begin the journey of becoming a Bakers Delight Franchisee.
3 reasons to grow with us
1. A RECIPE FOR SUCCESS
Just like yeast makes bread rise, our proven training programs and support systems help your business rise too. No prior baking experience is required, and you’ll be mentored every step of the way.
We believe that the right combination of support and resources is key to a successful business.
2. HOW WE HELP YOU SECURE THE DOUGH
Support for our franchisees comes in many forms. Everything we do for your bakery, from marketing campaigns and social media support to product innovation and local area promotions, is designed to drive customers to your bakery.
You can focus on delighting your customers, growing your sales, and securing your dough while we assist in marketing your freshly baked products.
3. A BRAND KIWIS KNOW
We’re the world’s most successful bakery franchise. Bakers Delight is an iconic brand, and you can share that success with us.
With over 40 years of experience as a pillar of the community, and consistently delighting customers, we have the right ingredients to get you there.
We are here to help you rise to success!
Our training programs and support systems, combined with guidance from experienced franchisees and our operations team, will provide the foundation for creating a profitable and successful business, regardless of prior baking experience.
WHO MAKES A GREAT FRANCHISEE?
An affinity with food
In addition to making a good financial return for our franchisees, we like to think they are doing it because they love food and believe in what they are doing. If you are passionate about food and have a flair for it, you will be successful in your bakery. Our training systems will provide you with the technical knowledge you need to run a successful bakery.
Be hands-on and caring
You will be baking delightful bread for your local community – caring about people is at the core of our values.
Flair and character
As our bakeries have an inbuilt environment, we seek teams who can provide the same positive vibes for our customers. People come to Bakers Delight for a reason, and part of that reason should be you!
A hardworking and dedicated attitude
At Bakers Delight, we really value go-getters. While we provide the recipe and training, it is the franchisees who will put in the work that will make the business successful.
Residency & language
We require our franchisees to hold New Zealand residency & demonstrate a competent level of English literacy.
There will be a significant investment required – at least 50-60% of the cost of the bakery.
You will need to be able to commit to 16 weeks without pay so you can undertake the full-time Bakers Delight training program to learn all the skills you need.
NOW IS THE PERFECT TIME TO INVEST IN BAKERS DELIGHT
FAQ’S ABOUT A BAKERS DELIGHT FRANCHISE
Why should I join a Franchise and not just do it myself?
Not only do we have a proven formula and a load of experience at running a successful franchise system, we also have all the recipes and products that we know customers want, along with a strong brand that customers know and trust. We also have large buying agreements with key suppliers and partners that allows our Franchisees to the best pricing for the raw ingredients that go into our meals.
Do I need to be a qualified baker to own a Franchise?
No, whilst we have Franchisees within our network who are qualified Bakers, this is not a requirement to become a Franchisee with us. Our Franchisees have come from all works of life, from tradespeople or a corporate background, they have made the transition to small business owners.
How much does a bakers delight franchise cost?
The cost of setting up a bakery depends on its size, equipment, and professional fees. The average cost will be between $500,000 and $600,000 plus working capital.
How much royalty do I expect to pay?
Our royalty fee is 7% plus GST of Net Sales and our national advertising contribution fee is 2% plus GST of Net Sales payable weekly.
To build sales of Bakers Delight, how much should a franchisee contribute to local store marketing?
In addition to the national marketing contribution, franchisees are advised to spend a minimum of 2% of Net Sales on local marketing. You’ll build community engagement in your local area by doing this. The support office can provide tools and ready-to-go kits for your events.
Can I invest in a Bakers Delight and run it under management?
Franchising is essentially an owner operator business, however if an investor has a partner who is prepared to share some of the financial risk in setting up a Bakers Delight franchise, we will consider this on a case by case basis.
What is the minimum cash unencumbered amount I must have to be considered for a franchise?
Bakers Delight is a 50 – 60% bank accredited business model (circumstances may apply).
How long is the training?
The full-time Bakers Delight training programme is 16 weeks unpaid and you will need to be able to commit to this to take on a franchise.
What are the expected returns from owning a Bakers Delight franchise?
Average bakery sales over a 12 month period are $750K+ and we will discuss this in more detail in the enquiry process.
How long does the franchise agreement last?
We offer a 10-year franchise tenure and the opportunity for multi-site ownership.