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Central Storage Benefits

The ongoing development and expansion of our associated Central Stores reflects growing recognition of the benefits of membership:

  • Rapid movement off-farm
  • Integral part of the farm business giving flexibility of cropping and varietal choice
  • Flexible commitment levels – 100% of production in not required
  • Producers having “ownership” of first stage processing facilities
  • Improved route to market. “Vendor assured”
  • Lower unit capital cost than alternative smaller units
  • Segregation of commodities on load by load basis
  • No rejections/allowances
  • Lower annual handling charges to all Members
  • Improved facilities & lorry turn around times
  • Alternative use opportunities for existing stores
  • Flexible
  • Improved marketing returns
  • Capital asset that retains its value