Guidance for retailers of local produce

A Good Range will vary depending on the type of outlet.

Multiple and Symbol Stores
A minimum of 10 lines from one or more of the following categories

  • Meat, poultry and game
  • Fruit and Vegetables
  • Dairy and eggs
  • Drinks
  • Bakery
  • Preserves, Condiments and Confectionery

Village shops, Community Shops, Convenience Stores and Delicatessens
A minimum of 10 lines from one or more of the following categories

  • Meat, poultry and game
  • Fruit and Vegetables
  • Dairy and eggs
  • Drinks
  • Bakery
  • Preserves, Condiments and Confectionery

Farm Shops
At least 20% of the lines offered or 20 different lines minimum should be from local suppliers from at least two of the following categories.

  • Meat, poultry and game
  • Fruit and Vegetables
  • Dairy and eggs
  • Drinks
  • Bakery
  • Preserves, Condiments and Confectionery

Specialty Shops (Butchers, bakeries Fishmongers, cheese shops, green grocers etc)
A selection of produce within the ‘type’ offered – there should be at least 10 local ‘lines’ available.

Gate Sales/producers on-site retail outlets
The produce offered should be from their own range but could allow for a minority of products from other sources.

On-line retailers (who do not have another retail presence)
At least 20% of the lines offered or 20 different lines minimum should be from local suppliers from at least two of the following categories.

  • Meat, poultry and game
  • Fruit and Vegetables
  • Dairy and eggs
  • Drinks
    Bakery
  • Preserves, Condiments and Confectionery

Hamper Suppliers
Should offer at least one predominantly ‘local produce’ hamper including lines from the at least two following:

  • Dairy and eggs
  • Drinks
  • Bakery
  • Preserves, Condiments and Confectionery