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Cultivate Food & Beverage

Bedford-backed social enterprise, Cultivate Food and Beverage, supplies over 2,000 stores, including the largest supermarket chains across Australia, by providing an extensive food and beverage manufacturing capability.

At Cultivate, we are investing in facilities, equipment, systems and people that are to a world class standard, resulting in increased capacity, production efficiencies and an inclusive working environment for people of all abilities.

With two locations in South Australia, at Brooklyn Park and Lobethal, and a third under construction in Salisbury, which will expand production space to 7,000sqm, Cultivate Food and Beverage is well placed to cater for large contract food manufacturing services and new product development.

As a social enterprise, Cultivate has an appetite for social good and offers open employment for people of all abilities to earn a full award wage.

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What We Offer

  • Contract food manufacturing capability to scale by providing equipment, labour and facilities
  • Full supply chain solutions including procurement, production, storage, logistics and packaging
  • Direct-to-store retail products under a range of well-known brands such as Emmaline’s, Barossa Pizza and Emma & Myrtle’s Bakehouse
  • Co-packing: labelling, packaging, pick & pack, assembly
  • Third party representation and distribution of a number of local, interstate and international brands that are all premium, quality food products
  • Bulk food service
  • New product development including trials, labelling, recipe development
  • Quality control: SQF, batch tracking, inventory management etc
  • Storage solutions: cold, chilled, ambient, frozen
  • Distribution: access to nationwide, direct-to-store or distribution centre labelling, metal detection and weight monitoring

Cultivate’s future potential also includes expansion into canning, bottling, packaging, labelling, with ambitions to open a retail and cafe space for the community.

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Bedford's internal hospitality department serves more than 600 meals a day to clients, residents, staff and visitors at our Panorama, Balyana and Elizabeth sites.

The department also cater for internal events, including the bi-monthly awards lunches and other celebrations of achievement.

Each year, Bedford Hospitality produce over 3.5 tonnes of various flavoured ‘Bedford Bikkies’ which are supplied to funeral homes across Adelaide.

Bedford Hospitality offers development to our employees in essential workplace skills, such as health and safety, cash handling, food preparation, food storage, customer service, and barista training.

The variety and diversity of work within Hospitality is a major drawcard for prospective NDIS participants as well as current employees and clients.

The Bedford hospitality team's recipes are so popular they decided to put together a cook book. Click here for more info