Scotland’s experts on farmer co-ops and food industry collaboration, we provide a range of specialist information, development and consultancy services to help businesses work together more effectively. #workingtogether we grow
Now more than ever, it’s vital for farmers and food and drink businesses to work together more effectively - all of SAOS’s work centres on facilitating this.
As a development organisation, owned by our members, we provide a range of specialist services not available elsewhere, to assist them in developing their people and their businesses. Get in touch to find out how we can help you.
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SAOS offers a raft of specialist information and services – strategy development, training, governance and initial set up advice for agri co‑ops. Our supply chain work provides strategic development and innovative solutions to complex market challenges. We are trusted and valued partners because we get things done.
Co‑operation brings people together, in a fair and equitable way, to achieve a shared goal. Co‑ops are businesses, owned by individual members rather than investors.Find out more
SAOS leads the way in the development of collaborative, co-operative and consumer-responsive food and drink supply chains in Scotland.Find out 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.Find out 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.Find out 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 scalability, both amongst farmers and in their connections with supply chain customers.Find out more
SAOS is working together with the Scottish agricultural industry to support growth and capture mitigation and adaptation opportunities in response to the challenges of climate change.Find out more
Food Integrity Assurance (FIA) has been established by SAOS to deliver best-in-class assurance services with a client-centric business culture.Find out more
Our knowledge and guidance have helped develop a new strategy for the Scottish pig sector.Read more
SAOS was integral in creating the vision for the Scottish Venison Association.
SAOS has helped Scottish Shellfish address various supply chain challenges.Read more
SAOS played a pivotal role in the formation of SCDA.Read more