Our Story

Our Story

Ray Khabbaz and Michael Demetriou acquired the Australian Wholefoods group in 2010 having operated in the food industry for over 20 years, previously owning Copperpot Dips. in 2017 Australian Wholefoods entered a joint venture partnership with Patties Foods through investment with Pacific Equity Partners (PEP).

A leading manufacturer and marketer of branded and private label meal solutions that innovate in chosen markets, Australian Wholefoods employs over 165 full-time equivalent staff and produces over 100,000 chilled ready meals every week, with capacity to triple that number.

With its production platform currently consisting of four main areas Quiche, Ready Meals, Bakes and Custom Exclusive Contract Packaging, Australian Wholefoods core competency is producing quality fresh and frozen meal solutions through its world class production facility.

Using the freshest locally sourced ingredients wherever possible and with no artificial colours or added preservatives in any of its meals; quality, excellence and innovation are showcased in Australian Wholefoods’ portfolio of proprietary brands.

Australian Wholefoods brands Banquet Classic, Banquet Deluxe and Alaska are available at leading independent supermarkets and convenience stores across Australia.