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Case Studies

Organic helps Moy Park poultry producers maintain highest standards

Producing organic chickens for Moy Park has allowed Northern Ireland poultry farmers Joel and Sinton Kerr maintain the highest welfare standards for their birds while ensuring the family farm remains profitable. They explain why organic farming is right for their business. For third-generation farmer Sinton Kerr, his wife Allison and son Joel, quality has always […]

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New Laund Farm, John Alpe

  Farming organically has helped Lancashire farmer John Alpe create a profitable business in the face of volatile milk prices and challenging farm conditions. He explains why converting to organic was right for his farm.  The rolling hills of John Alpe’s 1000 acre farm in the Forest of Bowland in Lancashire may look spectacular, but […]

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Shimpling Farm, John Pawsey

Shimpling Farm Farmer: John Pawsey Location: Bury St Edmonds, Suffolk Organic champion John Pawsey is a fourth-generation farmer based in Suffolk, where he tends 650 hectares of arable land and rears 500 New Zealand Romney sheep. John is also responsible for managing an additional 850 hectares for neighbouring farmers. All of the farms are managed […]

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Pextenement Cheese

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, Sandra left her job to work on the farm too. In 2008, Sandra’s partner Carl left his […]

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Cotteswold Dairy

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 over 300 staff. They have sold organic milk since 1999, when they became the first dairy […]

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Nick Barnard Rude Health OF&G Organic Certification

Rude Health, Nick Barnard

Rude Health was set up in 2005 when Nick and Camilla Barnard grew weary of cereals that claimed to be healthy and organic but included significant amounts of additives and sugar.

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Gazegill Organics: organic certification case study

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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HiPP Organic, OF&G licensee | Organic Certification

HiPP Organic

HiPP Organic began in 1956 when Georg HiPP converted the family farm into one of the first organic farms in Europe.

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Essential Trading, OF&G licensee | Organic Certification

Essential Trading

Essential Trading are a leading UK organic wholesaler, manufacturer and distributor of sustainable wholefoods and other products.

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