Current suppliers

Here is a selection of frequently asked questions which we have collated for our current suppliers.

Where can I find the AB Agri purchase terms and conditions?

The terms & conditions that govern the purchase of good and services are available on the AB Agri terms & conditions which can be found at the footer of the website.

What is the Associated British Foods Supplier Code of Conduct?

As an international business with suppliers and representatives the world over, we accept that we have a duty to trade responsibly. We therefore want to ensure that those people with whom we deal, particularly our suppliers and our representatives, live up to our values and standards and share that responsibility as set out in the Code of Conduct and in the AB Agri terms & conditions.

What is the SafeContractor scheme requirement from our suppliers?

The SafeContractor scheme delivers a tailored health and safety accreditation allowing contractors to showcase their capabilities to AB Agri. Further information on the SafeContractor scheme is available on the AB Agri terms & conditions.

How do I find out about the new AB Agri purchase-to-pay system?

Full details on the AB Agri purchase-to-pay system, including news updates, our rollout timelines, supplier benefits and supplier user guides are available on the AB Agri purchase-to-pay section.


What is the Authenticate, and what are the requirements on supplying direct/raw materials to AB Agri?

Authenticate is used across AB Agri to map our supply chain without approved suppliers and their direct/raw material products across the globe. Further information on Authenticate is available on the AB Agri terms & conditions.

How do I enquire about my invoice payment status?

If you are signed up to the AB Agri Basware purchase-to-pay system then your invoice payment status is available in the portal. For purchases made outside of the purchase-to-pay system, please contact your usual Accounts Payable representative at AB Agri.

How do I notify AB Agri of changes in my supplier company details?

In the first instance please contact our Finance team who will advise on the necessary documentation and proof of changes via:

If I’m an approved supplier for (e.g.) AB Vista, am I automatically approved to sell my goods or services to the other businesses within AB Agri?

No, each business division across AB Agri may have slightly different approval criteria for their suppliers. If you are interested in expanding your supply network across AB Agri please discuss with your usual AB Agri contact.