While protecting the integrity of the organic standards is at the heart of our work, we also understand that you have a business to run and a living to make.

There are various reasons to get certified with OF&G, please read through them below. We also have benefits unique to yourself so please take a look at them too.

Personal Certification Officer

All of our licensees are assigned a named Certification Officer who remains their personal point of contact for any certification and inspection matters. You will have their direct email and telephone number.

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Acoura Partners

We work in partnership with Acoura, independent inspection specialists, giving our licensees access to combined inspections and the reassurance of working with experts at all stages of the certification process.

Longest Serving

OF&G is one of the UK’s largest organic control bodies and was the first approved by government to carry out such work.

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Experienced

We inspect and certify more than 250,000 hectares of organic or in-conversion land, as well as hundreds of food processing and other organic enterprises.

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Respected in the Industry

OF&G works hard to ensure that its voice is heard on behalf of its licensees. We make sure we stay in touch with the decision-makers at the heart of the sector and that our profile remains high.

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Knowledgeable

Our managers are regularly sought for comment in the broadcast and print media and are members of key national committees.

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Helping businesses grow

Real life examples of our customers and how we help them.

Pextenement Cheese, Carl Warburton

  Pextenement Cheese Company Owners: Sandra Evans and Carl Warburton Location: Todmorden, West Yorkshire Background: Sandra’s grandfather Garnet Sutcliffe started dairy farming at Pextenement in 1924. His two sons Ronald and Norman later took over and in 1998, …

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Cotteswold Dairy, George Workman

Cotteswold Dairy Managing Director: George Workman Location: Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire Background: Cotteswold Dairy was set up in 1938 by Harry Workman, when it was just a 30-gallon milk round. Now the business is managed by Harry’s grandson George and employs …

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Gazegill Organics

Gazegill Organics in Lancashire has been farmed by the Robinson family for over 500 years. The current custodians Emma Robinson and Ian O’Reilly took over the reins in 2004.

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Approved Inputs

Sluxx HP (MAPP 16571) also marketed as Iroxx

Status: Approved for use in organic systems
Type: Pest Control

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Sluggo Slug and Snail Killer Ultra (MAPP 17133)

Status: Approved for use in organic systems
Type: Pest Control

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Bayer Garden Slug Killer (MAPP 17157)

Status: Approved for use in organic systems
Type: Pest Control

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COMBI-ROSEN PLUS SPRAY

Status: Approved for restricted use - approval required
Type: Insect Control

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Seaweed Meal

Status: Approved for use in organic systems
Type: Soil Conditioners

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AminoA Gro

Status: Approved for use in organic systems
Type: Fertilisers

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