'Joined-Up' Food Chain Key to Profitability; L UKASTA Is the Leading Trade Association in the Agricultural Supply Industry. Its 350 Members Include Global Companies, Family Firms and Farmer-Owned Co-Operatives. Combined Turnover Is Pounds 5 Billion a Year

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'Joined-Up' Food Chain Key to Profitability; L UKASTA Is the Leading Trade Association in the Agricultural Supply Industry. Its 350 Members Include Global Companies, Family Firms and Farmer-Owned Co-Operatives. Combined Turnover Is Pounds 5 Billion a Year


KEY to profitability for United Kingdom farming is getting costs down and a joined-up food chain. An important catalyst for this process will be traceability coupled with assurance schemes.

This was the theme underlying UKASTA's evidence to the Commons Select Committee on the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on the subject of the future of farming in the UK on Wednesday.

It formed part of the committee's follow-up to the Curry Commission's report on the subject.

Representing UKASTA (the United Kingdom Agricultural Supply Trade Association) were chief executive, Jim Reed, Policy director, Paul Rooke, former chairman, Andrew Barnard, who is commercial director of the Dalgety Group, and Martin Humphrey, a member of UKASTAs Feed Executive committee and director of Humphrey Farms.

The UKASTA team said UK farming was strategically important because while clearly everyone wanted to eat, the big questions were how, and with what. That is where the UK's robust assurance schemes proved their worth.

In answer to a question on what had happened to input prices over the years, the team said the relationship between inputs and agricultural turnover had remained fairly constant at around 35 per cent. …

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