1. A seller and buyer code is required. The same code is used for buying and selling.
2. Sellers and buyers are responsible for the unloading and loading of their own product.
3. Sellers must fill out their own consignment contract (supplied by the auction) and individual lot tags (also supplied by auction firm). Black or blue ink pens or markers shall be used to complete lot tags stating: seller code, quantity, and product name. NOTE: red ink is for recording the buyer's code.
4. Sellers are to use uniform packaging which is available at the auction site.
5. Any sale or resale of product on auction grounds is subject to the standard commission rates as established or posted.
6. Buyers are responsible for checking their products before purchasing them. Any misrepresentation of a product will be subject for adjustment, between the buyer and seller. Management/Floor Supervisor has the right to reject any or all inferior products.
7. Any complaints from a buyer concerning possible misrepresentation of a product must be reported to the office or management-- on the supplied complaint form-- within 30 minutes of sale of the last product of the day.
8. Product is sold by volume, not by weight. Example: A 10 pound tomato box is sold by the box full, not as 10 pounds of tomatoes.
9. All baked goods shall have labeling as required by law.
10. Checks will be available on the Tuesday for the auctions of the prior week.
11. All consignors are encouraged to attend food safety meetings annually.
12. The auction management will advise when a product is not grown in Fairfield County region, (Fairfield County or surrounding counties) to the best of knowledge.
13. Consignors/sellers shall not bid on their own product.
14. All sales are absolute. Meaning NO SALE of a product by the seller/consignor will not be permitted.
15. Bremen Farmers Produce Auction, Inc. is not responsible for accidents that may occur on the grounds.