The Treat Factory

The Dairy Bar


Tour Groups

An essential South Coast destination for food lovers and families

Visit The Treat Factory & Dairy Bar in Berry

The Treat Factory in Berry boasts a four-generation heritage of crafting gourmet condiments, old-fashioned confectionary, and decadent chocolates. Enjoy the scent of simmering fudge, savor gelato and milkshakes at The Dairy Bar, or join our hands-on chocolate workshops for a fun experience. Buy direct from the producer for the freshest flavours.


The Treat Factory

Discover the charm of The Treat Factory, an iconic destination nestled in the historic Central Creamery of Berry. With a legacy spanning over four generations, we invite you to explore our world of traditionally crafted condiments, confectionery, and chocolates. Products range from tangy marmalades, spicy sauces to moorish sweet treats and decadent chocolates.

Maxwell’s Treats boasts the largest selection of condiments in Australia. Developed on tradition, our quality range is crafted in a modern HACCP approved facility. Our range includes jams, marmalades, relishes, sauces, dressings, aiolis, syrups and more.

In Berry we handcraft a range of chocolates and old-fashioned confectionary. Step inside the store and be greeted by the tantalizing scent of simmering fudge and brittles. From timeless classics like rocky road to indulgent Belgian chocolates, our sweet treats cater to every taste and preference, delighting young and old alike.

We also stock other popular Australian confectionery brands, as well as popular European & American favourites ensuring there's something to satisfy every palate.


The Dairy Bar

Welcome to The Dairy Bar, where you can take a seat at our udderly delicious milk bar café. Satisfy your sweet tooth with our freshly churned gelato, made in-store, or treat yourself to one of our irresistible icy cold milkshakes or sundaes. The Dairy Bar has you covered with breakfast, lunch, morning and afternoon tea including your caffeine needs. Relax on our undercover outdoor deck, where you may even catch a glimpse of the herd grazing in the adjacent pastures.

Located in the historic Berry Central Creamery, The Dairy Bar offers a unique blend of history and dining experience. As the first factory in NSW to adopt pasteurization of cream for manufacture into butter, our location holds a special place in the region's dairy industry heritage.

For wholesale gelato and gelato cart hire enquiries, please contact the office



Want to know the art of crafting beautiful chocolates? Looking for activities to do while visiting the Shoalhaven? Or looking to treat the kids during the school holidays? Welcome to The Treat Factory, where chocolate dreams come to life! Join us for a hands-on chocolate experience that's both fun, educational and delicious. Check out our range of chocolate workshops and experiences.

Chocolate Classes for Children - School Holidays: Treat your kids to an educational and fun chocolate-making experience during the school holidays. They'll taste, learn, and create their own chocolate treats to take home. Book now for an unforgettable chocolate adventure!

DIY Giant Freckle: Choose your chocolate base and decorate your own Giant Freckle with a variety of toppings. While it sets, discuss how chocolate is produced and explore different chocolate types, then take your creation home in a beautiful gift box.

DIY Chocolate Box Workshop: This is our most advanced class. Participants craft their own selection of Belgian Chocolates to place into a Chocolate Box. Various methods are used to create a range of chocolates. Participants leave with a lovingly made box of  their own creations.


Tour Groups

Welcome Tour Groups! At The Treat Factory and Dairy Bar, we offer an array of delightful experiences tailored just for you.

Chocolate demonstration: Indulge in our Chocolate Demonstration for only $10 per person, where you'll delve into the origins of chocolate, sample various types, and witness our skilled staff craft this delectable treat before your eyes.

Devonshire Tea: Treat your group to morning or afternoon tea, also priced at $10 per person. Enjoy a house-baked scone with fresh whipped cream and Maxwell's Treats jam, accompanied by your choice of percolator coffee or tea.

Lunch Box: Looking for a heartier option? Our Lunch Box package at $20 per person includes a seasonal sandwich, a house-baked scone with fresh whipped  cream and Maxwell's Treats jam, and your choice of percolator coffee or tea.

Booking accepted for Monday- Friday. Please see our full Terms and Conditions for tour groups here. 

For more information and to make a booking please email the office  

Opening hours

The Treat Factory and The Dairy Bar are open seven days a week

The Treat Factory:

Everyday 9:30am - 4:30pm.

The Dairy Bar:

Monday- Friday 9:00am - 4:30pm

Weekend 9:30am - 4:30pm

How to find us

The Treat Factory is located in historic Old Creamery Lane, an easy five minute walk or two minute drive from the centre of Berry, on the South Coast of NSW. Only two hours from Sydney or three hours from Canberra, Berry is a beautiful rural escape with excellent shopping, fantastic eateries, wonderful wineries and a splendid landscape.

To get to The Treat Factory from Berry's main street (Queen Street / the Princes Highway), go down Prince Alfred Street and cross the railway tracks. Turn right down Old Creamery Lane, go past the South Coast Dairy and Rural Co-op, and The Treat Factory is at the end on the right side of the lane, opposite lush green fields with local herds of dairy cows. 

Our address is:

The Treat Factory
6 Old Creamery Lane
Berry NSW 2535


Wheelchair access, easy parking, groups welcome

Visiting The Treat Factory is easy, with plenty of free parking and full wheelchair access. Public and disability toilets are available.