Arnott’s is Having a Bakery Tour This November at Virginia

Witness and experience the magic behind Australia’s iconic biscuits at the Arnott’s Bakery Tour Day, happening at Newtown Street in Virginia on 2 November 2019.

Ever wondered how Arnott’s scrumptious biscuits were made?

If you answered yes, well then it is time for you to mark your calendar because Arnott’s Virginia Bakery is opening its doors to the public for the second time in 30 years. How cool is that, right?

On 2 November 2019, Arnott’s Bakery in Newtown Street at Virginia will allow families to enter the biscuit-making facility through a one-hour guided tour from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

On the tour inside the bakery, guests will be able to witness how raw ingredients are combined and manufactured into a variety of Arnott’s best-selling biscuits. Guests can also expect to be involved in the different activities prepared by Arnott’s. 

Photo credit: The Arnott’s Foundation‎/ Facebook

Here are some of the activities prepared inside the tour:

  • Arnott’s Mobile Bikkie Bakery
  • Arnott’s Merchandise Stall
  • Chocolate Wheel
  • Face Painting for the kids
  • Free photo opportunity in our 1925 Albion truck
  • Food & Beverages available for purchase through Sodexo onsite catering

Ticket Price

Family (2 Adults & 2 Children)$80

You may purchase your tickets online at EventBrite. Make sure to select your chosen time slot during checkout at the payment page.

All net funds raised through ticket sales as well as other activities inside Arnott’s bakery during the tour will be donated to Camp Quality, a primary beneficiary of the Arnott’s Foundation.

Camp Quality is a non-profit organization that helps children with cancer. They have been operating in Australia since 1983 by offering programs that are specifically designed to help children aged 0-13 cope with the daily ups and downs of dealing with cancer.

Camp Quality
Photo credit: The Arnott’s Foundation‎/ Facebook

Arnott’s Bakery Tour Terms and Conditions

Here is a short-list of reminders for all guests of the bakery tour:

  • Guests should arrive at least 30 minutes prior to their scheduled tour. This is to ensure that there is sufficient time to check in all personal belongings before entering the site.
  • Children below five years of age are not allowed inside the tour for safety reasons.
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • All jewelries and accessories must be removed. Guests with nail polish will be required to wear cotton gloves during the tour.
  • All hair must be covered, hairnets to be worn over the ears; and beards, moustaches and long sideburns must be covered by snood (all provided).
  • Shoes must be fully enclosed with a non-slip sole, such as trainers. Thongs, sandals, and heeled shoes are not permitted.
  • A Lab coat must also be worn (this will be provided on day).
  • No cameras or mobile phones permitted in manufacturing area and no photos are allowed.
  • Some areas inside are very warm. Please do not participate if you are prone to heat stroke, heat exhaustion or suffer from heat intolerance.

For more information about Arnott’s Bakery Tour, click here.