Organic Certification for Professional organic producers, processors and distributors
If you are interested in converting your holding to organic production or in processing, retailing or distributing a product to be labelled as ‘organic’, then follow this link for 5 easy steps and your application will be underway.
The Organic Trust is the centre of excellence when it comes to organic inspection and certification in Ireland. The very broad range of organic technical expertise available within our organisation is at your service.
The Department of Agriculture, Food & The Marine offers a range of financial incentives to assist those interested in getting involved in organic production. In addition capital grants are available for the purchase of specific equipment
The Organic Trust team extends warmest congratulations to our winning licensees at the 2018 Bord Bia National Organic Awards.
The following is a list of the dedicated organic marts scheduled for the remainder of 2018. This will be updated on an ongoing basis.
At the inaugural meeting of the newly formulated ministerially-appointed Organic Strategy Group, the Organic Trust sought the re-opening of the Organic Farming Scheme and submitted cogent arguments for the strategic development of Ireland’s organic sector.
If you intend to convert to organic farming as soon as the Organic Farming Scheme re-opens to new entrants, you will be required to undertake an Organic Production Course - Fetac Level 5. We have been informed by Teagasc that the waiting list for the…
We invite all of our valued licensees and everyone interested in organic production to visit the Organic Trust Team at the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Tullamore, Co Offaly from September 19th to September 21st 2017 inclusive. We are located in the Blackwater Agriculture Pavilion,…
We are delighted to inform Organic Trust licensees of the free Organic Mentoring currently being offered to organic businesses by Bord Bia. This mentoring is available from July to October 2017 subject to availability.
The Organic Unit of DAFM have now approved the use of a copper-based fungicide in organic production in Ireland for the control of plant pests and diseases.
The on-line booking for the next round of the Teagasc 25 hour Fetac Level 5 Introduction to Organic Production Courses is now available.
Organic Trust licensed operators brought home all but one of the 2016 National Organic Awards announced at the offices of Bord Bia on October 13th 2016. The Organic Trust offer sincere congratulations to all winners and to wish everyone the greatest success with their original…
There was great excitement in Waterford City yesterday as Waterford Distillery began distilling Ireland's first organic whisky. The team behind this fantastic project were joined by their organically certified malting barley growers, local press and representatives of organic certifier Organic Trust for the inaugural distillation…
Real ‘super foods’ aren’t about fads or trends. The foods worth celebrating are about consistent quality, long-term sustainability, hard work and a massive dollop of passion, according to the chairperson of the Irish Food Writers’ Guild (IFWG), Aoife Carrigy, who was speaking at the 2016…
Join a progressive, professional organisation - obtain your organic licence from Organic Trust - in a timely, efficient and cost-effective manner.
During the tenure of her presidency, former President Mary McAleese oversaw the conversion to organic of the kitchen gardens at Áras an UachtaráIn, making the gardens the first and only gardens managed by the OPW in Ireland to be converted to organic production.