About us

SAOS was established in 1905 to strengthen the profitability and effectiveness of Scotland’s farming and rural businesses through co-operation.

What we do

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


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.


SAOS Ltd, Rural Centre,
West Mains, Ingliston,
Newbridge EH28 8NZ

Tel: 0131 472 4100
Fax: 0131 472 4101
Email: saos@saos.coop

Registered Number: 325 R(S)
VAT Number: 270 0759 68


Details for our staff can be found on our Staff Team page