Documentation for Demeter – Biodynamic

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This page has documentation that you will need to be a Demeter licensee.  If you have any questions about any of these documents please feel free to get in touch

Organic & Demeter Standards

Please look at both standards – meeting the requirements of the Organic standards is a prerequisite of the Demeter standards

Demeter UK Combined Standards

BDA Certification Organic Production Standards

BDA Certification Organic Processing & Trader Standards

Application Forms

Demeter and Organic Producer – Conversion Application Form

Demeter and Organic Processing and Packing with Import and Wholesale Application Form

Product & Label Specification Forms

Please use the following forms to get your products and labels approved before printing labels and to add products to your schedule.

Demeter and Organic Label Only Approval form

Demeter and Organic Licensee Product MIPS and label approval form

Demeter and Organic Licensee Single Ingredient Product Specification form

Derogation Forms

Please consider that any derogation for non organic seeds or livestock needs to submitted to DEFRA, so please allow time for this process.


Any veterinary procedures such as Tail docking & castrations are now included in your animal health plan & farming questionnaire completed prior to inspection

Demeter Derogation form – general

Defra Derogation form – non-organic seeds

Demeter derogation form – non-organic trees and plants

Demeter Derogation form – non organic poultry & livestock

Demeter Derogation form – common grazing

Demeter Derogation form – non organic feed


Guidance – labelling – Organic Products

Guidance – labelling – Demeter products

Food Standards Agency labelling guidance

Operating Procedures

See our Quality Manual which explains our operating procedures

BDA Quality Manual Version 12.2