David Beak, founder and chief executive of Australian food business Beak & Sons, discusses motivations for starting the family business more than 30 years ago in Sydney and the business' ties to New Zealand.

What does the business do?

Beak & Sons creates delicious food to make busy lives more easy. The business started out as a family butchery business in 1986 supplying restaurants with their steaks and supermarkets with pre-cut meat, and then we evolved into making meals and soups and slow cooked ribs for restaurant chains and they became so popular we then decided to move them into