- It all started when Ken Macgregor (aka Mr Mac), moved with his family from Melbourne to Perth, Western Australia.
- He then established a pie and cake wholesale business called 'Bakewell Pies'.
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- Things were going well, so it was time to move to a new site in Morley.
- Close to the city, transport and employees, the Morley site is instrumental in allowing the business to grow.
- Iain Macgregor, son of the first Mr Mac, recognises an opportunity, and joins Mrs Mac’s.
- The bakery enjoys significant growth, serving fresh pies and pastries to our ever-growing customer base.
- A big day: The Mrs Mac’s brand is born. The mission is to set new standards for meat pies, pasties and sausage rolls in Australia.
- A new standard: Mrs Mac’s pioneers the glass front pie warmer in Australia allowing for great in-store display and helping to drive sales.
- The business ships its first products outside WA into the Northern Territory and beyond.
- The Mrs Mac's Traditional Beef Pie drives the successful expansion into Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, South Australia and, goes globally into New Zealand.
- The Mrs Mac’s bakery gets upgraded with new manufacturing and packaging equipment, to meet the growing demand of Mrs Mac’s lovers across the country.
- Another new standard: a new display unit with angled glass front and feature lighting is developed to enhance product display.
- A range of healthier-eating products with a reduced fat and sodium content, is developed in conjunction with schools and health authorities.
- Launch of the Bakehouse Classic Microwave range into supermarkets in Western Australia, expanding into New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria over the following 12 months.
- A new Head Office is built to provide much needed space and allow for an even more professional operation.
- Exported Bakehouse Classic Microwave products move into select supermarkets in Singapore and Hong Kong.
- Hot Hold merchandising units, based on newly applied technology to transfer heat, lead to superior display and holding features.
- Mrs Mac's gets a new look with exciting changes that ensure the pie landscape – and Mrs Mac’s - will look better than ever. The packaging is new. So are the POS, signage, advertising, social media and promotions the Western Australian pie company are planning to put behind it.