Industry Links for your business

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Business & Employment Information

McPhail Gibson & Zwart Ltd

Employment law specialists. McPhail, Gibson & Zwart Ltd is a company dedicated to providing quality and cost-effective employment law advocacy services for employers throughout New Zealand.

Telephone 03 365 2345 (free helpline for BIANZ members only)
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Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Information and services, law and policy – call 0800 20 90 20 (free advice)
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Employment New Zealand/ Department of Labour

Frequently asked questions, holidays and leave tool, paid parental leave calculator, and more.
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Trends / Inspiration


Hundreds of inspirational recipes, biscuits & slices, cakes & loaves, cupcakes & muffins, scones & pastries, desserts & sweet treats, jams & preserves, special occasions, kids recipes, gluten-free!
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A US-based online community for professionals in wholesale and retail baking. It offers daily news, extensive article archives, and technology and product information, The site include the editorial and data resources of Milling & Baking News, Baking & Snack, and Baking Buyer magazines.
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The Australian Baker

The Australian Baking Industry’s version of our Slice’ magazine.
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Modern Baking

The professional baker’s on-line magazine. A very good resource.

Progressive Baker A great website for baking skills, new recipes and techniques, and sales-boosting ideas for craft retail bakers. Highly recommended.
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Worldwide Associations

American Society of Baking

A portal to information on many aspects of baking in the US and worldwide
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Australia’s National Baking Industry Association

The National Baking Industry Association together with its associated entities (Baking Industry Association of Queensland, Baking Industry Group and Baking Industry Training Australia) is the representative and employer body for the baking industry.
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The British Society of Bakers promotes the exchange of knowledge and experience between members of the baking and related industries.
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Technical Information

NZ Cyberguide to Flour Milling and Baking A resource for students, teachers and anybody interested in wheat, flour, bread and baking worldwide. This is the Internet version of a CD-ROM that can be ordered through the site. A great resource for bakers and people considering a career in baking.

Bakeinfo is the website of the New Zealand Baking Industry Research Trust (BIRT). It offers fast access to baking information, opportunities, and research plus profiles of some New Zealand bakers and news of innovations. An excellent resource.
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Training and Education

Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology
CPIT is home to the New Zealand Baking Training Centre, the only one in New Zealand, offering a wide range of industry-led courses, both full-time and part-time. The theory of baking is also offered on-line to apprentices and any other people interested in developing an underlying knowledge of baking.
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Competenz-Baking Training in NZ
The New Zealand Engineering Food & Manufacturing Industry Training Organisation.
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Manukau Institute of Technology School of Baking and Patisserie
Offering a range of baking and patisserie courses.
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Other helpful links

Milly Systems
Milly Systems offer software designed for food handling operations including bakeries. The system includes: costings, labelling (including nutritional labelling from recipe input), production scheduling, accounting, specialised debtors incorporating standing orders, sales training and support. It promises to do 90% of the administrative work in a bakery.

Moffat New Zealand
The Moffat group designs, develops, manufactures and markets a comprehensive range of commercial food service & catering equipment and products including Warewashing (Dishwashers and Glasswashers), Cooking, Bakery, Refrigeration equipment as well as Meal Distribution and Food Shelving & Storage systems to New Zealand and throughout the world via a global network.
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Home of Fruitpackers Co-operative suppliers of premium products.
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Golden Bridge Marketing
A leading New Zealand supplier of cake decorations and food enhancers. Informative background on the company, its history, and of course its product range.
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Marsanta Foods
A New Zealand natural food ingredients supplier.

Our Partners

Farmers Mill
Farmers Mill is a manufacturer and marketer of high-quality flour and speciality grains. All our flours are proudly 100% grown and 100% milled in South Canterbury, New Zealand. Farmers Mill is the only independent grower-owned and operated flour producer in the country, enabling manufacturers and bakers to pass on the promise to their customers of baking from 100% New Zealand wheat for a 100% New Zealand made product.
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Coca-Cola Amatil
At Coca-Cola Amatil (NZ) Ltd, our mission is to keep the people of New Zealand hydrated and refreshed. We do this by producing an extensive range of beverages. These include household names such as L&P, Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero, Diet Coke, Powerade, Pump, Fanta, Sprite, Keri Juice, Schweppes, and a range of other beverages such as cordials and coffee. Our own brands include L&P, Pump, Baker Halls & Co, and Grinders Coffee.
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