Ferndale Confectionery has a state-of-the-art facility located in Ballarat, regional Victoria. Ferndale are experts in developing, designing and producing innovative  packaging solutions for the food industry. Contact us today to discuss how we can help you.

PACKAGING.

Six packing lines in Ballarat, including fully-automatic systems, running speeds up to 240ppm, depending on product type.

  • click-shut boxes
  • re-closable tins
  • blister packs
  • multi-flow wraps
  • plastic bottles
  • plastic jars
  • form fill & seal

Ferndale also has relationships with some of the worlds best packaging providers, and our buying power allows us to source at the best prices available.

WASTE.

Quality of products, materials and processes minimise waste – historically less than 1.5%.

COST EFFECTIVE.

Ferndale has a relatively low labour cost in operations enabling the business to be based in Australia without cost disadvantage.

INSTALLED CAPACITY.

Ferndale has made capital investment, investing in a ‘factory for tomorrow.’ Most lines run a single shift. Some run extended shifts. Running all lines on three shifts, would permit production increases of 200 – 300% without additional capital expenditure.

Therefore Ferndale is very happy to work with other organisations, in partnership as a co-packer or total solutions provider.

INBOUND & OUTBOUND FRIEGHT HANDLING.

All processed via Ballarat warehouse

Warehouse: 1,200 SQM

Production area: 1,200 SQM

Pallet capacity: 800 onsite

FOR ALL CO-PACKING, PRIVATE LABEL OR BRAND DEVELOPMENT DISCUSSIONS, PLEASE CONTACT LEIGH EDWARD.

Email: leigh@fdale.com.au

Phone: 0353 351 633

PRIVATE LABEL.

Ferndale has pursued a high quality/low cost private label program for retailers, where sales are (substantially) incremental and do not cannibalise core brands. Ferndale are regarded as the Private label experts in the Gum & Roll Pack category.

SUPERMARKETS.

Ferndale has developed an long term relationship, producing products for a large, European-owned chain with 500+ supermarkets in Australia. Ferndale has held these contracts since the chains inception.

The business philosophies of high quality/low cost align, and Ferndale’s sales are growing rapidly in line with the rapid expansion and growing popularity of the supermarket chain.

Because of the success of Ferndale’s products, the company has been included on the preferred suppliers list in other markets, opening up the huge opportunity of 6600 stores worldwide.

FOOD SERVICE.

Currently, Ferndale supplies coffee chains, GLORIA JEANS, STARBUCKS with tins of our famous Sugar Free pressed mints.

SPECIALITY RETAIL.

Historically Ferndale has supplied products to VICTORIA’S SECRET (USA), MOVIEWORLD and outlets including the Melbourne Zoo

CONTRACT MANUFACTURE.

Because of it’s expertise in sugar free products, flavour development and tablet pressing, Ferndale has manufactured under contract, STEVIA based sweeteners, for an Australian company. Ferndale has previously worked with global confectionery organisations to provide them additional capacity or new innovation on pack sizes and formats.

ADMINTS .

Ferndale has the only capability available in the world to produce at high speed, promotional tamper evident, click shut boxes, filled with mints, supplied as promotional items to a multitude of businesses, particularly, hotels, airlines, casinos.

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