Organic Trade Board secures €10 million to grow UK organic

Organic Trade Board secures €10m to grow UK organic

The Organic Trade Board (OTB) has been awarded €10.4 million by the EU to run a three year campaign to promote organic food in the UK and Denmark. Starting in January 2017, the Organic Trade Board will work with brands, processors and retailers to drive growth in the organic food and drink sector. OF&G was […]

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OF&G position on the EU regulation consultation

The European Commission has now published its proposals for a new Regulation on organic production which is being consulted on by all member states and interested parties. Organic Farmers & Growers is an active part of this process and will be feeding back into the consultation process on behalf of its licensees. This is a […]

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No need for alarm over leaked EU paper

A leaked EU document said to contain new organic regulations should not be a cause for concern, according to a leading organic body. An alleged draft of new proposals which emerged in recent days has led to a degree of alarm in the sector, but certification expert, Steve Clarkson, said any suggestions made in the […]

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It’s time for organic wine

There may have been some popping of corks in organic vineyards across the EU with the announcement that they can now create a product actually called ‘organic wine’. Eagle-eyed people looking for a certified product before now might have noticed that the only reference on the label was that the wine was ‘made from organically […]

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