Earlier this year the organisation vowed to help reform outdated agreements which a team of lawyers deemed grossly imbalanced in favour of egg buyers.
Birketts LLP examined contracts provided by producers and found numerous areas requiring improvement. They included pricing, payment terms and termination clauses which the legal team said were weighted entirely towards packers in some cases. For the past 10 months BFREPA has been working through the necessary changes and asking more than 40 packers to engage and feedback on the proposals.
Today, at BFREPA’s national conference in Birmingham, CEO Robert Gooch launched the Model Egg Supply Agreement and outlined why the piece of work was so important to his membership. Read more: http://www.poultrynews.co.uk/news/bfrepa-launches-contract-guidance-to-restore-supply-chain-balance.html