• Ensure that raw materials are pesticide-free by monitoring the contracted farms.

  • Application of traceability schemes to improve quality and raise yields.
  • Vertical (Upstream) integration by building farming capacities to overcome contracting problems and ensure strict quality This however will not entail investing in farm land.
  • Improve machinery to control yield loss.
  • Improve logistics and transportation of raw materials to avoid large yield losses because of transportation conditions.