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Business & Employment Information

Employment New Zealand/Department of Labour

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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)

Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment
Information and services, law and policy - call 0800 20 90 20 (free advice)

Food Safety and Health & Safety Programmes

We currently have a list of members ready for the BIANZ Food Safety and Health & Safety Programmes. Please contact BIANZ 0800 NZBAKE (0800 692 253) 

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!
The Australasian Baker 
The Australian Baking Industry's version of our Slice' magazine.
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 includes the editorial and data resources of Milling & Baking News, Baking & Snack and Baking Buyer magazines.
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.

Worldwide Associations

American Society of Baking
A portal to information on many aspects of baking in the US and worldwide
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.
The British Society of Bakers promotes the exchange of knowledge and experience between members of the baking and related industries.

Technical Information

Bakinfo 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.

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.

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.
Competenz - Baking Training in NZ 
The New Zealand Engineering Food & Manufacturing Industry Training Organisation.
Manukau Institute of Technology School of Baking and Patisserie
Offering a range of baking and patisserie courses.

Other helpful links

Home of Fruitpackers Co-operative suppliers of premium products.
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.
Marsanta Foods 
A New Zealand natural food ingredients supplier.
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.

Our Partners

Bakels New Zealand
NZ Bakels manufacture and distribute a wide range of bakery ingredients, some of which are tailor made for industrial bakeries, while others are developed specifically for the craft and food service sectors.
Products are formulated to suit each bakery sector and NZ Bakels companies have well established sales and technical teams focused on serving either the industrial or craft bakery sectors. The industrial teams are even more specialised with separate industrial bread bakery, pastry or cake and confectionery service teams in place. Customer service teams ensure expert support to our respective customers.

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.

Mauri anz
MAURI is dedicated to the development of innovative bakery solutions which exceed our customers' expectations on quality and performance. As a leading supplier of bakery ingredient solutions across Australia and New Zealand, MAURI offers a comprehensive portfolio of high quality flours, yeasts, pre-mixes and improvers under our trusted brands Weston Milling, Mauri and Cereform.

Nova Engergy
A nationwide New Zealand owned and operated company, providing great value energy for Kiwi families and businesses. More than 100,000 Kiwis have switched to Nova because we have helped them save on their power bill, we provide a smart mix of energy options, such as electricity, natural gas and LPG and we offer great service.

Barkers Fruit Processors
After 45 years, Barker's of Geraldine is still nestled at the foot of the southern alps on a corner of the original family farm. "We make jams, chutneys, fruit syrups and condiments and always use local produce wherever possible."

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.

Bartercard is a founding member of the International Reciprocal Trade Association (Australasia) IRTA(A), whose main role is the governance of the industry’s common code of ethics and peer review self-regulatory system. The IRTA is a non-profit organisation of companies committed to promoting just and equitable standards of reciprocal trade (barter).

New Zealand Sugar Company Limited
At Chelsea, we aim to provide competitive supply arrangements, attain excellent operating performance, deliver on our promises, proactively communicate with our customers and develop workable relationships with personnel from all levels of our customers business with all levels of our business.

The world's leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness company. Our mission of "Good Food, Good Life" is to provide consumers with the best tasting, most nutritious choices in a wide range of food and beverage categories and eating occasions, from morning to night.

We’re pretty Kiwi here at Toops and we try to keep things simple. So we like to think that Toops is made up of these three simple points, we have supplied New Zealand businesses for over 20 year, we have ‘food’ passionate people in our stores, distribution, call and support centre, we’re committed to delivering the best service of the best products at the best everyday low prices.

Food & Health Standards (2006) Ltd
BIANZ are working with Food & Health Standards on the BIANZ Custom Food Control Plan (with MPI for approval) and have the updated BIANZ Health and Safety Manual available for members to purchase.

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)

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