Located in Adelaide’s north, approximately 25 kilometres from the CBD, the Edinburgh Parks site is well-serviced and has a range of shovel ready allotments, ready for immediate development.
The Northern Adelaide Food Park will create opportunities for businesses to co-locate and will enable both new and existing food and beverage processors, manufacturers, food packaging specialists, cold-chain suppliers and logistic and transport companies to expand and grow.
Businesses can now leverage the opportunities of co-locating and accessing services on one site, improving their potential to export, collaborate and build productivity through economies of scale.
Existing occupants include Ingham’s, Coles, Infuse Bottling Company and Toll Freight. Coles' and Ingham’s strong commercial interest continues to build from a number of high-profile food businesses.
De Lorean is planning to build a bioenergy plant at the Food Park that will convert up to 200,000 tonnes of waste each year into energy.
Local specialist cheese producer, La Casa del Formaggio is set to re-locate to Food Park, as is Auscold Logistics, which will build a transport, distribution and storage hub for small to medium food producers, including chilled and frozen cold storage.
Australia’s largest independent grocery retailer, Drakes Supermarkets, is building a state-of-the-art $80 million grocery distribution centre just 2.5 kilometres from the Food Park. It will have the capacity to house approximately 23,000 separate product lines, including grocery, dairy and frozen foods.
Food Park is a premium, value-for-money location for business and industry
Investment and partnerships
Advanced food manufacturing
Processors and manufacturers can take advantage of local, premium produce and access to key domestic and export markets.
Packaging and associated technologies
Includes advances in traceability, sustainability, presentation and extended shelf life, as well as design and sales.
New research and development partnerships in processing, manufacturing, packaging and distribution systems can be established and there are opportunities for pilot plants and demonstration facilities.
Creation of direct links with overseas trading hubs to provide cost effective consolidation of food processed and manufactured within South Australia and interstate for export to the fast growing middle classes in South East Asian countries.
Businesses that deliver technologies and services including resource efficiency, renewable energy, low emissions technologies, water and wastewater reuse and treatment technologies, waste management, recycling and waste utilisation and demand side management for energy, water and other resources.
This premier food manufacturing precinct is located at the northern end of the Northern Economic Corridor within easy access to the interstate main rail line through the SCT Direk Intermodal terminal) and Adelaide’s upgraded expressway system through the Northern Expressway and the Northern Connector, now under construction. The estate also offers high quality industrial-grade roads, services and access to a significant employee base.