What could we learn from the Spanish supply chain?

| May 5, 2016

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Did you know that 11 member states in the EU have specific legislation in place to cover supply chain trading, six have voluntary agreements in place and only three have nothing at all, namely Sweden, Poland and Estonia? But arguably the Spanish system is the most interesting to UK farmers. So far, since September 2014, the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture has imposed 261 sanctions out of 3,000 commercial operations inspected in the supply chain. The Spanish Agency of Information and Agri-food (AICA) covers around 130,000 markets and more than a million farms. There was a major imbalance in the food supply chain, because of the strength of buying power from the largest retailers, so in 2013 a law was passed to oversee commercial relationships. While some parts of the law are mandatory, others are only voluntary there are some significant differences between the Spanish and UK legislation.

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