About us

Scotland’s experts on farmer co-ops and food industry collaboration, we provide a range of specialist information, development and consultancy services.

What we do

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.


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. Discover how we can help you.

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Latest news, views and updates from us here at SAOS.

Over many years, SAOS has developed and expanded, and today we work together with co‑ops and businesses in a wide variety of ways, helping shape the future of farming and food.

People often ask what our name stands for (the Scottish Agricultural Organisation Society) but we’re more concerned with what we actually stand for - getting people and businesses to work together more effectively, whatever that may look like.

Our team

Our team is the key to our success, but we’re also the key to yours. SAOS has never been an organisation to blow its own trumpet, but when it comes to the team we’re happy to.

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Board & Council members

Our council and board members are from around Scotland and a variety of different industries helping us shape SAOS.

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