Grading and Packing

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Key – Those standards which have greater significance (all other standards are normal)

Recommendation – Those which do not affect certification

New – A completely new standard which the member must now adhere to

Revised – A standard that has changed and requires the member to take some different or additional action to before

Upgraded – The standard has been upgraded to a Key standard or from a Recommendation to a full standard

Appendix – Referenced in ‘How you will be measured’. Indicates that additional information is provided in the Appendices, which are available at the end of each section.

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Where to find help – at the end of each section we have indicated where you can get extra guidance if you need it.


Grading and Packing



Non Safe Haven Assured seed or ware potatoes must not be handled, graded or stored on the Safe Haven Assured production unit.



Safe Haven Assured seed potatoes must not be handled, graded or stored on a non-Safe Haven Assured production unit.

  • Traceability records showing
  • Contract / agreement



Packing records must be kept for all seed and ware potatoes from the Safe Haven Assured production unit.

How you will be measured

  • If a packing site handles Safe Haven Assured seed potatoes from more than one Safe Haven Assured member records must be kept in order to demonstrate traceability from final pack to supplier.
  • Documented controls for packing.
  • Packing records



If the Red Tractor Safe Haven logo is used it must be used in conjunction with the Safe Haven Scheme membership number.

How you will be measured

  • If the Safe Haven logo is used, packaging, stationary, trade documentation, website and social media must display the Safe Haven member’s number alongside the Safe Haven logo.
  • Copies of original artwork for printing are available from Red Tractor at safehaven@redtractorassurance.org.uk
  • Safe Haven Logo, where used, must always be reproduced in accordance with guidelines on the Red Tractor website https://assurance.redtractor.org.uk/contentfiles/files/SchemeLogoRules.pdf
  • Examples of stationary, packaging, trade documentation, website, social media etc