CLA62 - The food chain and adding value to your business

This advisory handbook examines a number of important inter-linking areas in the food chain.

These include:

+ a definition of the food chain;
+ the local food economy;
+ country of origin labelling;
+ the importance of EU protected designation of local food;
+ local sourcing;
+ the Groceries Code Adjudicator;
+ farm assurance;
+ farmers’ markets;
+ the application of quality control in the food chain through Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP).

The handbook is intended to provide the reader with an overview of the main elements of the food chain and the main political developments as they affect food policy in the UK. It should also aid those who are already involved in local food production as well as those considering entering the market.

To order this handbook:

telephone 020 7460 7969 – please have your membership and credit card numbers to hand;


go to the CLA online shop.

Price for members: £22 - Price for non-members: £122

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