United Farmers was established as a federal co-operative in 1971. Essentially a ‘not for profit’ purchasing agency its main goal was to consolidate the buying power of co-operatives in order to deliver competitive advantage through scale of purchasing.
United Farmers has developed geographically and now has a membership base of 32 businesses with a turnover of around £1.2 Billion. With over 135 retail sites, stretching from the South of England to the Orkney Islands in Scotland, including Ireland and the Falkland Islands, United Farmers offers excellent geographical coverage of UK agriculture with country retail stores.
United Farmers operates across a wide product portfolio including, Fertiliser, Feed, Animal Health, Farm Hardware, Fencing, Timber, Crop Packaging, Garden & Household, Dairy Chemicals, Crop Protection, Equine products and Clothing for all types of outdoor use.
United Farmers encourages transparent business relationships between its members and suppliers, always looking for new opportunities to develop advantage for both parties.