Documentation for Demeter – Biodynamic
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Organic & Demeter Standards
Please look at both standards – meeting the requirements of the Organic standards is a prerequisite of the Demeter standards
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.
Production Derogation Forms
Please check the official database for organic seed and organic vegetative propagating material available in the UK before applying for a derogation : OrganicXseeds UK
Keep in mind that all seeds must be GMO free, for Demeter that includes New Breeding Techniques (Precision Breeding)
Please see the list of seeds that have not been produced from CMS (cytoplasmic fusion) – especially for brassicas: CMS free positive list – seed
Please consider that any derogation for non-organic livestock or feed needs to be submitted to DEFRA, so please allow time for this process. All derogation requests must be submitted in good time before the derogation would come into effect. Please review relevant sections of the standards and the derogation forms for specific restrictions or evidence needed for each derogation.
- Meadow Quality
- OF&G Classifieds ads
- Sell My Livestock
- Soil Association Organic Marketplace
- Welsh Organic Scheme Classifieds ads
Any veterinary procedures such as tail docking & castrations are now included in your animal health plan & farming questionnaire completed prior to inspection.
Other Production Forms
Processing Derogation Forms
Please contact email@example.com for more information and forms for non-organic ingredient derogations.
See our Quality Manual which explains our operating procedures