Garlo's Pies

Organisational Profile

Founded in 2000, this famous family business distributes pies and pastries to a vast range of businesses across Sydney and beyond. Their focus is product development, creating the healthiest yet tastiest pie, using quality Aussie ingredients, crafted by passionate pie lovers.

Service: Grant application

gemaker worked closely with the Garlo’s Pies team to prepare a detailed application for a grant from the Australian Government’s Manufacturing Modernisation Fund. This included strategic advice and hands-on assistance with their project plan and budget, plus creation of compelling, evidence-based responses to the selection criteria.

Garlo’s Pies sought funding to build a high-tech, efficient, automated production line to expand their product lines and increase manufacturing capacity, so they can meet demand from large, multi-national clients.

The application was successful, winning the business $746,571 in Government funding for their manufacturing upgrade.


gemaker’s guidance was invaluable. They helped us structure and refine an application that showcased our strategy and project to best advantage. We were extremely happy with their service.

Katrina Guseva

Financial Controller, Garlo’s Pies