Buying The Right Equipment For Your Bakery

Are you planning to start a bakery? Then you will indeed require a range of equipment to handle the requirement. Bakeries mainly produce cookies, cakes, pies, pastries, and more, and therefore, you would require equipment that helps you in making all these without any hassle. Apart from requirements, there are many other factors that need your attention when buying bakery equipment.

Following are some important factors to consider when buying the right equipment for bakery:


How much space do you have in your bakery? If you have a small space, would you prefer having moveable equipment? Are you limited in space? Generally, a two door refrigerator is preferred to store your baking ingredients, and you can also move it if you need. If you have limited space, then you can find under-counter refrigerators as well to use available space efficiently. You can store your dough mixers and rollers, rolling pins or more on the top of the refrigerator to save floor space.


Do you have a few workers in your bakery? Then, you must search for equipment which are automatic, and does not require more supervision. Get the right bakery equipment that can perform more than one tasks to get maximum output, and reduce human involvement.


Bakery equipment can range in price, so you must have a fair idea about what you require, and what you are getting. Search for energy star-rated equipment because they save the utility cost, and good for the environment as well. Saving a few bucks per unit will benefit you in the long run.

Warranty & Service

Considering warranty period is important as what if something goes wrong? Everything, whether eggs, cream or baking supplies cost you money, and having any issue with your refrigerator or any other equipment for a long time will definitely affect the production. Look for one of the best warranties in bakery equipment, and even if you buy second hand equipment, ask for the warranty.


Choosing the right features in your bakery is also important. Check out how many shelves in your refrigerator, whether the oven or any other electronic appliance has a digital programmable display, capacity of the oven, metal used for the equipment and more.  Make sure your equipment incorporate all necessary features to help you speed up the work without creating any mess.

These are the basic factors that you must consider when buying the right equipment for your bakery. In case you need more information about any equipment, ask the vendor, and also call customer care to get detail.

Macadams has a distribution facility in Cape Town and specialises in baking equipment. We are known as a leader when it comes to hospitality food service solutions and we supply our products to customers around the world. Contact us today to get the best quality equipment for your bakery or restaurant.