Arial shot of Yarrows Bakery in Manaia
Black and white of Noel Yarrow needing bread


Since it was established almost 90 years ago, the Yarrows group has experienced phenomenal growth.

Today, the family owned and operated business has bakery operations in Manaia (flagship), Rotorua and Tirau, producing a wide range of world-class frozen bakery products supplying major wholesale and foodservice customers in New Zealand, Australia and throughout much of Asia.

The Yarrows team is always looking at new and exciting solutions for its customers. We fully understand the dynamics of the industry and are flexible and experienced in making specialty products.


Today Yarrows has a wide range of products, catering for the different needs of modern bakeries and the fast paced foodservice industry.

Our product range includes long shelf life frozen dough for bread, buns and rolls, specialty breads, artisan breads, cookies, croissants, danish and muffins.

We also provide a range of premium quality parbaked, thaw and sell products for just in time operations.

Bread rolls on a conveyor
Sheet pastry on a conveyor


Yarrows is committed to hands-on technical services. We have a dedicated and knowledgeable expert bakers’ team that works in partnership with customers to provide support and advice on new ideas and techniques, equipment, baking methods and best practice bakery operation.

Yarrows has been working with the world’s largest fast food chain, Subway, for over 15 years supplying Subway with their Subway sandwich. Now, every month, Yarrows makes, shapes and freezes Frozen Dough Sticks for countries that include New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia & Vietnam.


We invest in the community around us and as such we support a wide range of community and recreational events & activities around Taranaki.

Our biggest passion is rugby and our greatest achievement is gaining the naming rights and sponsorship of the Yarrow Stadium in New Plymouth where each season international rugby matches are played.

Arial shot of Yarrows Stadium at night