Old black and white of original bakery location
Old black and white of yarrows trucks outside bakery


Yarrows the Bakers is one of the largest remaining independently owned bakeries in New Zealand. Yarrows was founded by Alfred Yarrow in the small South Taranaki township of Manaia in 1923.

Proudly owned and operated by the third generation of Yarrows (John and Rosaleen Yarrow), our state of the art Manaia bakery operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, supplying an extensive range of breads, speciality breads, rolls, croissants, gourmet cookies and other quality bakery products to leading supermarkets, retailers and food companies throughout New Zealand and around the globe.


At Yarrows, we have a long standing history of blending the latest technologies with traditional bread making methods. Today we continue this pioneering spirit, travelling the world to source the latest technological innovations and learning new baking and production techniques to ensure we remain at the leading edge of the Industry.

Sheet pastry being rolled on a machine