Documentation for Organic

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This page has all the documentation that you will need  to be an organic licensee.  If you have any questions about any of these documents please feel free to get in touch with us

Organic standards

BDA Certification Organic Production Standards

BDA Certification Organic Processing & Trading standards

Application forms

Demeter and Organic producer – Conversion Application Form

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


Guidance – labelling – Organic Products

Food Standards Agency labelling guidance

Product & label specification forms

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

Organic Label Only Approval form

Organic Licensee Product MIPS and label approval form

Organic Licensee Single Ingredient Product Specification (SIPS) form

Production 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.

Organic Derogation form – general

Defra Derogation form-non organic seeds

Organic Derogation form – non-organic trees and plants

Organic Derogation form – non organic poultry & livestock

Organic Derogation form – common grazing

Organic Derogation form – non organic feed

Processing derogation forms

Defra processing derogation procedure     read this first!

Non-organic Ingredient Derogation Application Form

Operating procedures

See our Quality Manual which explains our operating procedures

BDA Quality Manual Version 12.2