Mr Mulder said the business is the culmination of Mr Farmer's father's vision: "to bring equity and ownership into the sandalwood industry for the Indigenous people from the central desert".
"Currently, the Dutjahn Custodians are the only Aboriginal or Indigenous Business involved in the sandalwood industry that are actually actively out there harvesting and seeing their product all the way through to the value-added process," he said.
It is a business model that has proven enticing to buyers like mega beauty company Estee Lauder.
Read more in From the Gibson Desert to New York, these sandalwood harvesters are winning over the perfume market at ABC News Australia. Hat tip to Sara!