About us

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

What we do

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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What is supply chain collaboration?

Supply chains are increasingly challenged to demonstrate their credentials on sustainability, environment, climate, welfare, packaging and many other areas, to satisfy emerging and complex consumer concerns. That means there is great advantage in everyone in the chain working together to share expertise and overcome these issues.

SAOS’s supply chain team are experts in strategic development and innovative solutions, problem solving, providing answers to complex market and logistical challenges and the creation of collaborative groups.