Fair Business Practices
Fair dealings with our suppliers
As a part of the voluntary European Supply Chain Initiative, Kaufland has committed itself to implementing and complying with ten Principles of Good Practice in the food supply chain. The initiative was launched in Brussels in 2013.
Fairness and Partnership
Long-term and sustainable relationships with our suppliers form the basis of our business model. Every day we strive to fulfill customer expectations by providing a varied, sustainable, and regional product range with fresh and high-quality products at low prices. We can only achieve this by working hand in hand with our suppliers. Therefore, fairness and partnership are core principles for us. A key element of the voluntary initiative is the internal dispute resolution body, which companies establish as part of their commitment. This body can always be contacted if one of the business partners suspects behavior which is in breach of the principles of fair business practices. Kaufland meets this commitment by enabling suppliers to make use of our online notification system.
For further information on the Supply Chain Initiative visit the following website:
For a detailed description of the Principles of Good Practice check out these documents: