What type of food co-op should you set up?

There are lots of different types of food co-ops which run in different settings such as community centres, schools, universities, church halls or workplaces.

The type of food co-op you decide to set up and the method you choose for distributing food will depend on a variety of factors, such as what food you want to buy and how many members/customers you aim to have.

It will also depend on what type of scheme you have the capacity to run, as some will require a lot more time and money. The main types of food co-ops we work with are shown below (some large projects with several outlets may have combination of all of these):

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