The Board of the Food and Beverage Development Fund SA Inc are pleased to announce the establishment of a series of support payments designed to assist and support students or intending students within the food and beverage industries.

Successful recipients receive between $1,000 and $10,000 to develop their skills and knowledge through research, education and/or training.  The support payments are intended to reward individuals that have shown exceptional commitment to vocational education and training and who are committed to furthering their skills and knowledge within their chosen industry.

We firmly believe in the importance of learning and we are committed to assisting those individuals who share this belief.  We have proudly assisted 173 people so far.


From 2016 we will also be responsible for the Cooks Trade Recognition and Bakers Trade Recognition processes for the State.  Further information regarding Trade Recognition is available from the links on this page.


2016 Support Payment Funding Applications have now been completed.  Information regarding 2017 will be announced later in the year.  Please refer to Support Payments page for further information.

Cooks and Bakers Trade Recognition applications are now being accepted.  Please refer to Trade Recognition page for further information and application forms.

 Story of one of our recipients – Keva Freeman.



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