Market access – farm assurance is required to enter the retail supply chains.
Due diligence – critical to show necessary steps have been taken on matters such as food safety, health and safety.
Smaller producers have board representation, giving them a voice where they may not have one in other assurance schemes.
Powerful for industry confidence
Membership grants access to the Fera Liaison website, a database for checking pesticide approval information.
Membership grants baseline entry for farms wishing to complete LEAF Marque.
A.P. benchmarking permits Red Tractor certified farms who access the benchmark to complete GG modular add-ons, such as GRASP, which are a requirement in some supply chains.
Membership provides a solution to need for British Retail Consortium Global Standards certified manufacturers/processors to manage supplier approval through a supplier auditing system – providing even greater market access.