T.H.E. Kakadu Plum Pty Ltd (Traditional Homeland Enterprises) is a collaborative partnership between Kindred Spirits Enterprises, Mamabulanjin Aboriginal Corporation (Broome WA), Palngun Wurnangat (Wadeye NT), Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation (Kakadu Region, NT) and the Indigenous Lands Corporation.
The partnership consortium has a vision is to build an Indigenous-owned Kakadu plum supply chain business linking community harvests across Kimberley and the Top End to large scale national and international markets. Business planning, economic modelling and marketing analysis has commenced, to establish a backbone that ensures the supply chain is culturally, environmentally and economically sustainable.
It is envisaged that extensive product research and development, solid industry partnership and long term community engagement will enable T.H.E. Kakadu Plum to support Indigenous landowners across the regions to work together to control the supply of bulk Kakadu plum products to large, high value pharmaceutical, nutriceutical and functional food markets.
T.H.E. Kakadu Plum team collaborates with
- Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI), University of Queensland
- Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods (Riel), Charles Darwin University
- EcOz Environmental Consulting Services
- Kimberley Institute
- Engineers Without Borders – EWB Connect.