Bellis was first established in 1952 in Unley, South Australia and has since grown to become a well-known and respected food manufacturer.
The company has adapted to the changing business environment of the 21st century by continuing to improve processes and by expanding our own unique core products in an efficient and sustainable manner.
Bellis established at Unley
Market Share increases with Products including School Fruit Bars; Glazed products & Gift Packs.
Bellis moves to Norwood under the name of Bellis Exclusive Products.
School Fruit Bars well established. Exports increase.
Bellis moves manufacturing operations to Graves St, Newton in Adelaide's Eastern Suburbs.
Bellis sold to Allens Sweets and renamed Bellis Fruit Bars. A new range of products established including enrobed products.
Bellis Apple & Spice
Allens Sweets sell Bellis to four independent shareholders.
Bellis Assorted Fruit Slices.
Bellis products feature in all major supermarkets in Australia. Exports account for 10% of sales.
Bellis internal restructure with ownership transferred to two directors.
Bellis moves production to current facility in the Playford Council area at 171 Philip Highway, Elizabeth South. The premises were opened by, then Governor of South Australia, Sir Eric Neal AC CVO.
Bellis Baskets & Gourmet store open in Renmark.
Bellis increase research and development activities and start sub-contracting to customers manufacturing proprietary and 'Home Brands’ on behalf of major retailers.
Bellis research & development and sub-contracting well established. Exports increase to China and UK. Well diversified range of products, including fruit based confectionery bars, fruit & oat bars, apricot slice & delight and nutritional protein bars.