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There are so many questions surrounding organic.

What is it? Why should you choose it? Who is it for? How can you make contact with like-minded organic shoppers and share ideas?

Yet it’s hard to find simple, comprehensive information. That’s why a group of organic companies and organisations have joined together to create the 'Organic.Naturally different' campaign. The aim of it, including this website, is to communicate the organic message to consumers. For further information and all press enquires please contact OTBPR@haygarth.co.uk.

The organisations involved in managing the campaign are:

Sustain
The charity Sustain submitted the bid to the EU on behalf of the organic industry and is now responsible for managing the campaign.

Organic Trade Board
The Organic Trade Board (OTB) is a trade body run by industry, for industry. It is a not-for-profit organisation made up of over 120 companies who want to share the benefits of organic and change the perception of the organic industry in the UK.

Here’s a full list of all the brands and companies who have pledged money to the campaign:

  • 3V Natural Foods
  • Abel & Cole Ltd
  • Agrico UK Ltd
  • Alara
  • Alastair Sawday Publishing
  • Alvis Brothers Ltd
  • Anglo Beef Processors
  • Arla
  • Bart Spices
  • Be Organic
  • Belton Cheese
  • Berry Gardens Ltd
  • Bioselect UK Ltd
  • British Free Range Egg Producers Association
  • Calon Wen Organic Milk Co-op
  • Capescan
  • Clearspring
  • Community Foods Ltd
  • Daioni
  • Dale Farm
  • David Alston (suffolk) Ltd
  • Daylesford Organic Ltd
  • Doves Farm Foods
  • EcoS Consultancy Ltd
  • Essential Trading Co-operative Ltd
  • Fresh! Naturally Organic
  • G’s Marketing
  • Garden Organic
  • Gazegill farm
  • Graig Producers
  • Green & Black's
  • Greenvale AP
  • Grove Fresh Ltd
  • Helen Browning's Organic
  • Hi Peak Feeds Ltd
  • Humphrey Feeds Ltd
  • JSR Services (Blairgowrie) Ltd
  • James Paton & Co
  • James White Drinks Ltd
  • Kallo Foods Ltd
  • Langmead Farms Ltd
  • Langmeads of Flansham
  • Langridge Organic Products Ltd
  • Laverstoke Park Produce LPP
  • London & Scottish
  • Manor Fresh Ltd
  • Mark Measures Associates
  • Mole Valley Farmers Ltd
  • Natracare
  • Natural & Organic Products Europe
  • Neal's Yard (Natural Remedies) Ltd
  • Noble Foods
  • Norton Organic Grain Ltd
  • OF+ Consulting
  • Oliver’s Wholefood Store
  • OMSCo
  • Organic and Natural Business Magazine
  • Organic Arable
  • Organic Farm Foods
  • Organic Farmers & Growers Ltd
  • Organic Food Federation
  • Organic Livestock Marketing Cooperative

    Organic Research Centre Elm Farm

  • Organico Realfoods Ltd
  • Organix
  • Pertwood Organic Cereals Co. Ltd
  • Phil Jones
  • Pip Organic
  • Planet Organic Ltd
  • Poupart Ltd
  • Produce World Ltd
  • Provamel UK Ltd
  • Pukka Herbs Ltd
  • Rachel’s
  • RDA Organic
  • Rhug Organic Farm
  • Riverford Organic

  • Sainsbury’s
  • Seeds of Change
  • Sharpham Park
  • Sheepdrove Organic Farm
  • Shipton Mill Ltd
  • Slade Farm Organics
  • SOPA (Scottish Organic Producers Association)
  • Taste Matters Ltd
  • Tesco
  • The Organic Herb Trading Company

  • Tideford Organic Food Ltd
  • Tio Ltd
  • Triodos bank
  • United Irish Organics Ltd
  • URENBIO
  • Vintage Roots Ltd
  • W & H Marriage & Sons Ltd
  • Waitrose Ltd
  • Welsh Black Cattle Society
  • Wyn & Val Buick
  • Yeo Valley

Other organisations where you can find out more about organic food and farming include:

DEFRA - http://www.defra.gov.uk/foodfarm/growing/organic/index.htm
EU Organic Website - http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/organic/home_en
Garden Organic – http://www.gardenorganic.org.uk
Soil Association - http://www.soilassociation.org

For press enquiries please contact OTBPR@haygarth.co.uk

Reasons to love organic

Better for nature

Organic food is grown and farmed in a way that is kinder to nature and
the environment.

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High animal welfare

With plenty of space and fresh air to thrive and grow, organic animals are happier animals.

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More natural food

Organic means no GM crops and fewer artificial pesticides, no hydrogenated fats and
fewer additives.

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Great tasting food

Organic food is good food bursting with flavour.

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Latest reasons to love organic:

  • becky, its worth paying for!
  • alexander, sustainability
  • jenny, lack of chemicals and health reasons!
  • Lauren Manning, Because it's better for you.
  • ellie ashcroft, knowing where your food has come from!
  • Cassy, Way forward for our planet
  • chris gardner, its pure and simple!
  • Jeremy Food, my wife insists on buying local and organic. also, we have an allotment.
  • robyn james, less chemicals in my food!
  • rebecca freeman, more natural