Brumby's Bakeries

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Brumby's Bakeries
Founded1975, Ashburton, Victoria
FounderMichael Sherlock [1]
HeadquartersCamberwell, Victoria
Key people
Chairman Terry O’Dwyer [2]
Director Michael Sherlock
Number of employees
3,501 (as of 2007)[3]
ParentRetail Food Group
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Brumby's Bakeries (commonly shortened to just Brumby's) is a chain of Australian retail bakeries. It was established in 1975 by Roger Gillespie[4] (co-founder of Bakers Delight) with the opening of its first bakery, The Old Style Bread Centre, in Ashburton, Victoria.

Company information[edit]

In 2003, the chain was listed on the Bendigo Stock Exchange.[3]

On 18 December 2006, Brumby's announced Retail Food Group (ASXRFG) had proposed a merger.[2]

As of 2007, Brumby's Bakeries has over 320 franchises throughout Australia and New Zealand, up from 280 in 2003.[3]

In 2012 Brumby's Bakeries Managing Director wrote an internal memo that suggested franchisees increase their prices and "let the carbon tax take the blame".[5]

The bakery chain is part of the publicly listed Retail Food Group, which also owns Gloria Jeans Coffee Donut King and Michel's Patisserie.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Eli Greenblat (1 May 2003). "Galloping Brumby's puts off float plan". SMH. Retrieved 15 February 2007.
  2. ^ a b "Announcement" (PDF). 8 January 2007. Retrieved 15 January 2007.
  3. ^ a b c "Brumby's Join BSX". Bendigo Stock Exchange. 5 December 2003. Archived from the original on 22 July 2012. Retrieved 15 February 2007.
  4. ^ Sherlock, Michael (2011). Jumpshift. VIctoria: Hinkler Book Distributors. p. 23. ISBN 9780646544304.
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