Our work allows farming, food and drink businesses to realise the commercial advantages achievable by working together more effectively, and to contribute to the success of Scotland’s food and drink industry and rural economy.
At SAOS we work with food and farming businesses to make them more profitable, competitive and sustainable.
We are Scotland’s experts on farmer co‑ops and food industry collaboration. We provide a range of specialist information, development and consultancy services.
A co-operative (co‑op) is a business owned by individual members rather than investors. Co‑ops bring people together in a fair and equitable way.Read more
SAOS leads the way in the development of collaboration and consumer-responsive food and drink supply chains in Scotland.Read more
At SAOS we are constantly looking for different ways to benefit Scotland's farming and rural businesses. Technology and innovative new developments really get us excited.Read more
SAOS is leading the way on delivering co-operative approaches to data management that protect the rights of farmers and will help unlock the value of precision farming for Scotland.Read more
Scotland's farmer co‑ops are leading industry innovation. Co‑ops are ideally placed to drive forward innovation and supply chain relationships that enable shared risk-taking and scaleability, both amongst farmers and in their connections with supply chain customers.Read more
SAOS is working together with the Scottish agricultural industry to support growth, capture mitigation and adaptation opportunities in response to the challenges of climate change.Read more
We are a development organisation owned by our members. We provide a range of specialist services that our members have requested, that are not available elsewhere.
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