7 steps to membership

  • Fill in application forms

  • Executive Committee decides about application

  • Payment of first member contribution fee

  • Official welcome as new member

  • First plant audit and analysis of samples taken

  • Results are communicated

  • In case of positive results, indication as approved supplier in the list of VCS participants and provision of the certificate

Calculation of Membership Fees

  • for ordinary members (Bottler and Processing)

  • for extraordinary members (Broker, Transport, Warehouse, Tank Cleaning)

  • for supporting members


Ordinary Members

  • pay a scaled annual basic fee on basis of the sales volumes of the year before last
  • pay an additional fee per production plant from the second production plant on, even if the maximum contribution is being exceeded
  • pay at least 500  and maximum 13,000 € p.a.
  • pay an additional fee of 500 € from the 2nd production site on

Sales Structure 

sales up to 12 million €                           0,5 ‰
plus sales from 12 to 47 million €           +0,2 ‰

 

 


Example for calculating the membership fee

Annual sales volume report: 15,000,000 €
2 production sites


up to 12 million                    6,000 € (= 0,5 ‰)

from 12 to 15 million            + 600 € (= 0,2 ‰)

2nd production site               + 500 €

Total membership fee       7,100 €

  • pay at least 5,000 and maximum 50,000 € p.a.
  • pay an additional fee of 4,500 € from the 2nd production site on

Sales Structure 

sales up to 10 million €                        0,8 ‰
plus sales from 10 to 150 million €     + 0,3 ‰

 

 


Example for calculating the membership fee

Annual sales volume report: 15,000,000 €
2 production sites

 

up to 10 million                    8,000 € (= 0,8 ‰)

from 10 to 15 Mio             + 1,500 € (= 0,3 ‰)

2nd production site           + 4,500 €

Total membership fee    14,000 €


Extraordinary Members

  • pay an annual flat fee

Broker/Trader

  • pay an annual flat fee of 3,000 €



Transport

  • pay an annual flat fee of 3,000 €




Warehouse

  • pay an annual flat fee of 3,000 €




Tank Cleaning

  • pay an annual flat fee of 300 €

Supporting Members

  • pay an annual flat fee, which is agreed upon by the Executive Committee, minimum 2,500 €

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