Terms and Conditions

CARNE TRADE LLP welcomes you on its website. By browsing this website, you are accepting our current Terms and Conditions. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.


The term CARNE TRADE LLP or ‘us’ or ‘our’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered address is 63-66 HATTON GARDEN, LONDON EC1N 8LE, UNITED KINGDOM. The company registration number is OC399733 The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.


Our company sources a great variety of products from the finest agricultural regions. These include will not be limited to protein and other related products as we do coffee, Vege Oils and other specifically ordered articles from our suppliers. All items specifications meet our customers’ strict requirements and needs accordingly. 


The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:


  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by UK law.
  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  • All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
  • Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.


The use of our website is subject to the following conditions:


  1. As frozen food wholesalers, we don’t do any retail. Our MOQ (Minimum Ordered Quantity) will be one FCL (40’ HCR container 25-28 MT net roughly) or one 40’ reefer trailer (20-21 MT net roughly).


  1. We ensure transit from the supplier’s cold storage or producer’s production factory to the port of the final destination, alternatively either to the customer’s warehouse or a bond warehouse indicated by our customers.


  1. We ensure the manufacturer’s transportation requirements are to be met throughout the entire transit of the goods.


  1. Customers independently approach their domestic customs or other authorities to sort out formalities as well as import clearance procedures on either their end or alternatively at the final destination that has been indicated in supporting paperwork.


  1. Prices are set forth in the price list CARNE TRADE publishes to Buyer unless otherwise stated in CARNE TRADE’s Order Confirmation or Invoice (“Price”). Prices are exclusive of all sales, use, and excise taxes, and any other similar taxes, duties, and charges of any kind imposed by any governmental authority on any amounts payable by Buyer. Buyer will be responsible for all such charges, costs, and taxes; provided that Buyer will not be responsible for any taxes imposed on CARNE TRADE’s income, revenues, gross receipts, real or personal property, or other assets. CARNE TRADE reserves the right to change its Prices if increases or decreases in costs occur subsequent to Agreement conclusion, in particular as a result of labour agreements, government regulations, market conditions, unforeseen events, or changes in prices of raw materials. CARNE TRADE will notify the Buyer immediately with any price adjustment. During periods of Order Allocation Supply, CARNE TRADE reserves the right at its sole discretion to engage with Buyers to discuss Price changes based on market dynamics.


  1. All product info that can be seen in Products catalogue is subject to the final confirmation on the trade negotiation and the subsequent order placement stages. We are able to offer a few specifications for an article which will differ from one another depending on its producer and country of origin. Having those options in pace we are targeting to approach our customers’ requirements.


  1. Our customers are entitled to ensure their own shipping instructions or alternatively accept the instructions provided by CARNE TRADE LLP Customers follow the payment instructions advised on Proforma Invoices raised against them. Carne Trade will proceed with shipments or deliveries of goods, provided that customers have secured clear funds on the account of Carne Trade.


  1. Delivery shall be made in accordance with the terms of the purchase order or as otherwise agreed to by CARNE TRADE and Buyer. Unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Parties title to and risk of loss of Goods passes to Buyer upon delivery of Goods to a carrier’s dispatch point regardless of any agreement to the contrary, including any agreement to pay the freight, express or other transportation, or insurance charges.


  1. CARNE TRADE shipment of Goods varying not more than +/- 10% in quantity from that ordered will be considered a fulfilment of an Order. Buyer may not object to or reject Goods or any portion by reason of surplus or shortfall and will pay for Goods at the price stated in the Order Confirmation adjusted on a pro-rata basis.


  1. Trade currency once used on Proforma Invoice is not negotiable regardless of the FX market trends in either the Selling or Purchasing parties ends. The above also refers to other sales conditions and to payment terms as well as to delivery terms in particular.


  1. Customers are always liable for payments of the taxes and other duties on their end or at the final destination. CARNE TRADE LLP are responsible for sorting out export formalities provided these are a part of the agreement on Proforma Invoice. Goods shipped upon each trade will be exported and shipped in accordance with the existing legislation of both the goods exporting country and the UK laws as well as in accordance with international trade rules. 


  1. We ensure that the quality, quantity and branding of the shipped goods correspond with terms and conditions specified on Proforma Invoice. It could be the case when local authorities’ regulations in some origins prescribe modification of the labelling. If it’s so, we notify our customers accordingly and ensure the product itself has not been manipulated so that our customers could remain on the safe side being secure they are getting their product in accordance with the order placed.


  1. Delivery and transit times are always subject to final confirmation and at Seller’s best judgement. Subject to shipping schedules and other external factors beyond the Seller’s control.


  1. Should a customer (buyer) for whatever reason fails to comply with the terms and conditions of one Proforma Invoice in a range of multiple trades we will do our best to prevent the other orders from being affected for the reason of that failure. However, the final decision is always to the Seller’s discreet.


  1. Once Buyer has submitted a purchase order to CARNE TRADE, Buyer may only cancel the purchase order with the written consent of CARNE TRADE, whereupon Buyer shall remain liable for the noncancelable costs (which shall not exceed the original purchase order cost).


  1. Seller has been released from any liability to Buyer or any thirds party whatsoever in case of subsequent sales of goods after the contractual liabilities of Seller have been terminated. Therefore, Seller shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, punitive damages or damages of any other nature which may include but will not be limited to loss of business, loss of profit and additional losses, devaluation of brands and etc. Buyer has assumed all risks arising from any subsequent sales or processing of goods.


  1. Buyer will comply with applicable laws concerning improper or illegal payments and gifts or gratuities, including the UK Bribery Act, and other similar applicable statutory, local, or foreign laws. If Buyer, its agents, or its representatives breach this Section then CARNE TRADE may terminate Buyer’s order without liability of any kind and recover from Buyer any loss resulting from such termination.


  1. In the case of non-conformity of goods, Seller has committed to offering commercial settlement where the settlement amount shall be reasonable and based on the market prices were available at the time of goods have been shipped. Seller has committed to offering Buyer settlement in subsequent shipments and in reasonable proportions only unless different has been agreed.


  1. In the event of alleged non-conformity of goods, Buyer shall inform the Seller on short notice of that alleged non-conformity (within two days since the goods have been cleared for import at destination). Buyer shall report the details of the alleged non-conformity which must include evidence and proofs. Should Buyer fail to deliver these and other details to Seller goods should be deemed as conforming. No alleged claim can prevent Seller from conducting payments in a way where the remitted amount will be short in comparison to the amount initially indicated on Proforma Invoice.


  1. In the event when a trade has been closed as multiple shipment trade, then the contractual volume of goods shall be divided by a number of shipments. Payment terms will then explain that prepayment regardless of its amount has to be made as one transaction that would be equal to the entire cost of that trade. All balances are payable later upon each shipment has been complete. The timescale for the balances shall be indicated individually for every trade in accordance with the agreement reached between parties.


  1. In the event of force-majeure circumstances, namely: Fire, Acts of Lord, blockade, military actions, export or import embargo and if the f/m circumstances had directly affected the Contract implementation, the period of execution of obligations is automatically extended pro-rata period of f/m circumstances and their consequences. In the event the period of f/m circumstances lasts over 6 months, either Party has a right to suspend executions of the contractual obligations hereto but neither Party is obliged to request for compensation of losses borne. The Party failing to implement its contractual obligations hereto should immediately notify the other Party on the f/m circumstances, obstructing to implement the contractual obligations. Such a notification should be proved by the Industry & Commerce Chamber of the notifying country. The irregular notification on F\M circumstances will deprive a corresponding Party a right to refer to them in future. A Certificate issued by the ICC of the Seller’s or the Buyer’s country in the event of F\M circumstances will be adequate proof for availability, validity and duration of such circumstances.


  1. Seller right to raise default remains indisputable in the following circumstances:

    • Buyer fails to provide shipping instructions in a timely manner.
    • In the event of multiple instalments trade deal Buyer fails to book contracted goods for shipment in a timely manner.
    • Buyer fails to remit Deposit as explained above.
    • Buyer fails to remit Balance as explained in Proforma Invoice.
    • Should Buyer choose to cancel either freight, haulage or an entire shipment in terms of the confirmed Order, subsequently remove either a container or a lorry from a loading site, Seller at their discreet will either choose to offer a reasonable substitute for the time of the collection at the same site or a reasonable alternative for the product in a different area or will retain the received deposits or prepayments in full. The right for a Buyer to raise claims against Seller will therefore have been withdrawn. Buyer should be accountable for the costs of possible amendments or cancellations.
    • Should Buyer fail to follow the above commitments it enables Seller treating such a non-fulfilment of trade either in full or partly in accordance to Sellers discreet: (a) cancel the entire trade, (b) seize the trade progressing as to the portion thereof in default or as to any unshipped balance, or both, and/or (c) resell, after five (5) days’ notice to the Buyer, any of the goods which have been shipped and which the Buyer has wrongfully failed or refused to accept or pay in full. Buyer then shall be liable of arranging repayment of the difference that will arise between the quoted price in Proforma Invoice and revised quote obtained on the resale if the latter be less than the initial.


  1. Trades’ Terms and Conditions are binding for all parties and are aimed to ensure both Buyer and Seller shall solely benefit from those trades. No third-party profit or loss shall be taken in any consideration. Any trade remains effective until accomplished unless otherwise has been agreed by both parties.


  1. Intellectual Property Rights means all industrial and other intellectual property rights comprising or relating to patents; trademarks; internet domain names, web addresses, web pages; works of authorship, designs and design registrations, whether or not copyrightable, including copyrights and copyrightable works, software, data, data files, records and documentation; trade secrets; and all other industrial and intellectual property rights, and all rights, interests and protections that are associated with, equivalent or similar to any of the forgoing, however arising. Buyer acknowledges and agrees that: except to the extent provided in a separate written agreement between Buyer and CARNE TRADE, CARNE TRADE (or its licensors) will retain all intellectual property rights used to create, embodied in, used in, and otherwise relating to the Goods; any and all CARNE TRADE’s Intellectual Property Rights are the sole and exclusive property of CARNE TRADE or its licensors; and Buyer shall not acquire any ownership interest in any of CARNE TRADE’s Intellectual Property Rights under this Agreement. (c) Buyer shall not: take any action that may interfere with any of CARNE TRADE’s rights in or to CARNE TRADE’s Intellectual Property Rights challenge any right, title or interest of CARNE TRADE’s in or to CARNE TRADE’s Intellectual Property Rights; make any claim or take any action adverse to CARNE TRADE’s ownership of CARNE TRADE’s Intellectual Property Rights; or engage in any action that tends to disparage, dilute the value of, or reflect negatively on the Goods. All Tooling used to manufacture the Goods is owned by CARNE TRADE (“CARNE TRADE Tooling”). Buyer has no right, title, or interest in or to any of the CARNE TRADE Tooling. “Tooling” means, collectively, all tooling, test and assembly fixtures, gauges, patterns, molds, documentation (including engineering specifications and test reports) used by CARNE TRADE in connection with its manufacture and sale of the Goods, together with any accessions, attachments, parts, machinery, accessories, substitutions, replacements and appurtenances thereto.


  1. Carne Trade LLP have been entitled at their own discreet alter, amend or cancel any article in their Terms and Conditions without any prior notice to Buyers in relation to these amendments or cancellations.


  1. These terms and Conditions have been designed in the English language. Therefore, the English language shall prevail in any disputes. Terms and Conditions are governed by UK law only. Any dispute can be brought forward once and the time is limited for up to one year. Should Buyer fail to provide sufficient proofs and evidence to ensure their position in a dispute as said above, then that dispute shall be voided.


  1. These Terms may only be amended or modified in a writing which specifically states that it amends these Terms and is signed by an authorised representative of each party. CARNE TRADE may modify Goods, including ingredients, provided that such Goods continue to meet applicable CARNE TRADE specifications. It is the Buyer’s responsibility to determine suitability for Buyer’s needs.
  2. Either buyers (customers) or (sellers) suppliers or any other third party directly or indirectly linked to Carne Trade in a joint transaction (sales / purchase) are prohibited to disclose to any other third party (except subcontractors accepting a like obligation of confidentiality, and then only to the extent necessary for the performance of the subcontract) any kind of information, any circumstances in relation with the said transaction (sales / purchase) or any other kind of information in relation to Carne Trade which accidentally or on purpose may have become known to buyers (customers) or (sellers) suppliers or any other third party directly or indirectly linked to Carne Trade.

    Neither buyers (customers) or suppliers or any other third party directly or indirectly linked to the joint transactions (sales / purchase) are authorised to refer our business name or the names of its directors, partners or employees in connection with any trading done together or disclose the existence of such trading relations in any private interactions with whomsoever or publicity material or other similar communication to third parties without our prior consent in writing.

    Any of the above-described events will be treated as breach of confidentiality and failing to retain secrecy and will be prosecuted with use of the existing legislation. Taking into the account any kind of damage done to Carne Trade, i.e. financial damage, reputational damage and all other types of the damage.


THIRD PARTY CONTENT DISCLAIMER: The provision of Third Party Content is for general informational purposes only and does not constitute a recommendation or solicitation to purchase or sell any products or services or make any other type of purchase or decision. Carne Trade LLP cannot be held liabile in any way when advertising a Third Party content.

Where our website may contain links to other websites and resources provided by Third Parties, these links are provided for your information and convenience only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources. Should you at your own risk choose to click a Third Party link you will be taken to a Third Party website and leave our website, hence you will be using it at your own risk.

It has been advised that other websites may use content you may class as offensive, inappropriate. You may deem some of it is inaccurate, untrue, misleading, or deceptive. As well as defamatory, libellous, infringing the rights of the others or otherwise unlawful. We therefore expressly disclaim any liability for the content, legality, decency or accuracy of any information, and for any products and services, that appear on any Third Party website.

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