What is AIC?
The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) is the agrisupply industry’s leading trade association. Formed in October 2003 by a merger of three trade associations, AIC has over 250 Members in the agrisupply trade and represents £6.5 billion turnover at farmgate.
The trade association represents several sectors within the agrisupply industry including: Animal Feed; Crop Protection and Agronomy; Fertilisers; Grain and Oilseed; Seed.
AIC works on behalf of its Members by: Lobbying policy makers and stakeholders; Delivering information; Providing Trade Assurance; Offering technical support.
Who do we represent?
AIC Members represent the agrisupply industry which provides inputs into the agricultural and farming sectors. The sectors and % representation is shown below:
- Animal Feed 90 %
- Crops Protection and Agronomy 90 %
- Distributors Fertilisers 95 %
- Grain and Oilseeds 90 %
- Seed 80 %
The voice of the agrisupply industry
By listening to various groups of companies within AIC, the Confederation has become the voice of the agrisupply industry.
AIC Member companies are fully involved in the working and communication process which ensures that AIC is the leading representative force in these sectors.
AIC promotes the benefits of modern commercial agriculture in the UK and supports collaboration throughout the foodchain.
This infographic covers some of the key policy areas and background information regarding AIC.