Supply chain and sourcing support
Whether you’re a producer, processor or distributor we can help with your supply chain needs
We believe that sustainable supply chains are key to helping ensure continued sector growth, so we're supporting organic businesses by developing dedicated help with:
- Understanding challenges and opportunities facing organic supply chains
- Reducing risk and supporting integrity in organic chains
- Accessing new and emerging sectors with your organic offer
Understanding supply chain challenges and opportunities
Whether balancing supply and demand, improving efficiency or managing risk, we know that managing supply chains is a complex business and you need the insights and information to help you plan.
We've worked with organic businesses to establishing an industry consensus around the challenges and opportunities within organic supply chains. Our finds are available in our recent Supply Chain Challenge & Opportunities Report, which is free to download for our licensees.
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Helping your business reduce risk in supply chains
From certification, product testing and risk or traceability based IT platforms, to innovation in supply chain structures and relationships, there are many ways to guard against organic integrity failure.
We're developing resources for businesses who want further support in this area and we'll providing more information and updates via Trade News as we progress the project. If your business has been working with suppliers, or new IT solutions to help improve organic integrity, we'd like to hear from you.
We travelled to Sri Lanka to better understand how supplier relationships could support trust and integrity.read more
From the English Organic Action Plan to integrity and risk, key supply chain themes unpacked at this years National Organic Congressread more
Access new and emerging sectors
If you’re a Food for Life award holding caterer looking for suppliers that can supply products which meet the requirements of the award, then our Find a Supplier resource can help connect you with members of our Food for Life Supplier Scheme.
Connect with caterers, join the Food for Life Supplier Scheme
We offer our licensees the opportunity to become members of the Food for Life Supplier Scheme free of charge and half price to organic wholesalers.
Winners of the BOOM Awards Best Public Sector Caterer, find out how Oldham Council sourced organicread more