Ferndale Confectionery has a state-of-the-art facility located in Ballarat, regional Victoria. Ferndale are experts in developing, designing and producing innovative confectionery products and packaging solutions for the food industry. Contact us today to discuss how we can help you.
For all co-packing, private label or brand development discussions, please contact Leigh Edward:
Phone: 03 5335 1633
Because of our expertise in (predominantly) sugar free products, flavour development and products with additional functional or health benefits, Ferndale has become the go to company for anyone looking to develop a branded or private label confectionery offer.
Ferndale also works with global confectionery organisations to provide them additional capacity or new innovation on pack sizes and formats.
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.
Ferndale has a relatively low labour cost in operations enabling the business to be based in Australia without cost disadvantage.
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.
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.
Ferndale has a track record spanning 25 years, producing own-brand confectionery products for some of Australia’s largest retailers, including ALDI, COLES, WOOLWORTHS & METCASH.
Currently, Ferndale supplies coffee chains, GLORIA JEANS, STARBUCKS with tins of our famous Sugar Free pressed mints.
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.