Read about some of the businesses that are participating in or have previously completed our Cultivate Accelerator program.
Good Riddance is uniquely formulated by Jeannie Lynch, a qualified cosmetic chemist who specialises in natural ingredients. While travelling around Australia with her family, she decided to leave her corporate career behind to follow her passion for natural skincare.
Samara and Toni are ex-Nurses from the UK who founded Kissing Chickens – a natural deodorant brand. They want “To learn and be guided on how to grow our business, how to upscale and to supply large chain stores.”
Kaiyu Superfoods was founded by Cate & Pete who both wanted to get back to the land and farming, so they decided to combine farming with their passion for, and knowledge of native plants. After much research, they were disappointed to find that the same problems that faced the native fruit industry in the 1990’s still hadn’t been solved, with limited stock and few First Nations growers and business owners in the industry (currently around 2%).
Deva Cacao produces organic raw chocolate naturally sweetened only with raw Australian bush honey. Free from dairy, gluten, soy, refined sugar,GMO ingredients, and artificial colours/flavours/preservatives. Absolutely no nasties!
Ugly Duck Foods
A few years ago, the Ugly Duck Foods founders decided it was time to join the fight against wasted fresh produce, drawing from a heritage of family jam-makers to create unique and delicious solutions to the food waste problem.
Thai Larder Success Story
Thai Larder started in late 2020 with an innovative idea – the first ever fresh Thai curry “cook-in sauce” designed to bring authentic fresh Thai cuisine to Australians without the hours of work associated with making an authentic Thai curry.
Daily Good Success Story
Daily Good is one of our current Cultivate Businesses, making daily immunity shots with natural and organic ingredients. We love the health benefits, and there’s no denying the product is just damn good!
Hive & Harvest Success Story
Hive & Harvest are producers of single-origin honey based on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. We love their commitment to sustainable management of their beehives and the incredible quality of their honey 🍯
San Elk: Good Stuff from Scratch
San Elk is one of our Cultivate businesses making artisanal stock products to act as the base of ingredients of your daily meals so you can make good stuff from scratch.
Drinking Better with DrinkHOPR
HOPR is a new kind of beverage that gives you the buzz without the booze. Founder Jose Ramirez is one of our Cultivators, and is passionate about driving a new type of beverage that provides a better way to drink socially.
Taking Tea to Another Level with East Forged
East Forged is a new, unique style of iced tea created by tea specialists Kym and Tania. They’re currently part of our Cultivate Program, and we adore their enthusiasm for tea and the creation of a completely unique product.
Red Cow Organics Success Story
Andy and Matt Jackman from Red Cow Organics took part in the pilot program Seedlab Tasmania – even just from doing Bootcamp, Andy said she got a “Clear direction for our company, focussed & driven for success”.