News



Organic sector can bring resilience to British food and farming, says OF&G

15/04/2016

Being part of the organic sector could help build much-needed resilience into food and farming businesses struggling in difficult market conditions, according to a leading organic certifier. OF&G, one of the largest organic control bodies in the UK, said the organic sector was helping build longevity into British agriculture and food manufacturing by adding value […]

Tell me more >

#OrganicUnboxed campaign launches to appealing to the younger generation

15/04/2016

The Organic Trade Board (OTB) has announced the latest phase of its campaign with a digitally led marketing initiative. #OrganicUnboxed is the new campaign for 2016, spanning digital content, advertising, PR, social media and partnerships with high profile ambassadors, including blogger, Madeleine Shaw and chef, Tom Aikens. The aim of the campaign is to continue […]

Tell me more >

OF&G raises concerns regarding possible EU exit

11/04/2016

OF&G have stated that Britain’s organic food producers and processors could face risks in the event of the UK leaving the European Union without some solid assurances of continued support from Defra. Being part of the EU gives organic businesses direct access to the world’s second largest organic market, worth in excess of €26bn. In […]

Tell me more >

Future of farming tackled with help from OF&G agroecology scholarship

24/03/2016

A scholarship to teach the food producers of tomorrow how to link agriculture with conservation has been launched in memory of a leading figure in the organic livestock sector. The OF&G and Harper Adams University Agroecology Scholarship will see one student receive £4000 to help fund their place to study an MSc in Agroecology as […]

Tell me more >

Latest study re-opens organic crop yield debate

10/11/2015

Every new piece of research into various aspects of organic farming and food production has to be welcomed, whether the results are something the sector wants to hear or not. It is all building the knowledge base and adding to a body of work that will provide more and more robust evidence as time goes […]

Tell me more >

Planning underway for NOCC16

01/10/2015

On 7 July 2016 we will be taking to the rolling Cambridgeshire countryside on the Wimpole Hall estate, where farm manager Richard Morris will host National Organic Combinable Crops 2016.






Tell me more >