Peerless Foods are passionate about encouraging the current and the next generation of artisan bakers. We support the growth of the Australian baking community through numerous sponsorships and industry partnerships.
- BIA National Scholarship Awards - We are the principal sponsor for the Baking Industry Association’s National Scholarship Awards- granted to students who submit the best academic papers on the baking industry. There are 2 scholarship categories - one for ‘the over 25s’ and the other for the ‘18-24s’.
- William Angliss Pastry Cook Award - We offer a dux award to the top final year student in pastry at the William Angliss Culinary School.
- Regency College SA pastry cook - We offer a dux award to the top final year student in pastry at the Regency College SA.
Baking Shows & Competitions
- BIAV Easter in the fruit bowl - We have been the proud sponsor for many years of the Baking Industry Association of Victoria’s feature Easter event – the Best Hot Cross Buns.
- Live Bake Skills at Fine Foods - We demonstrate and showcase new bakery recipes as part of the Bakery World stand at Fine Foods.
- Bake Skills Comp at Fine Foods - Major sponsor of Bake Skills – Australia’s premier baking industry teams’ competition where the finest young apprentices and newly qualified baker pastry chefs compete for the honour of representing their states at The Bake Skills Nationals.
- Official Great Australian Pie Competition at Fine Foods - Major sponsor of this acclaimed competition – the annual competition’s open to all pie making professionals and attracts thousands of entries from bakers across Australia. As the original and nationally recognised pie competition in Australia, it is highly regarded by the baking industry and represents the pinnacle of pie making excellence.
- Petey Pie Bakery Royal Melbourne Show - We sponsor this event by providing promotional collateral, such as our Petey Pie Mascot to assist in the running of the event.
- Great Australian Vanilla Slice Competition - We provide judging assistance and prizes to various category winners.
- Aussie Pie Month - Official sponsor of Aussie Pie Month, which serves to celebrate Australia’s much-loved icon; the pie. Pie month is focused on assisting bakers to promote pie consumption during the month of September.