The Organic Food Federation
Notes for the labelling of organic products, including: labelling requirements, the use of the EU logo, a downloadable copy of the OFF logo, Recipe calculation sheets for food products and feed mills and the OFF sub-contractor logo agreement form.
Labelling of Organic Products
EU Logo, Positioning and Size Requirements
Organic Food Federation Logo Download
0511 Recipe Calculation
0512 Feed Mill Recipe Calculation
0518 Sub-contractor use of OFF Logo
0521 Art work Sign Off Request
DEFRA Non-Organic Ingredient Derogations
Please read the following guidance notes if you are thinking of applying for a non-organic ingredient derogation as per section 4.6 of our processing standards.
A selection of explanatory notes are below.
E Note 0306 Annual Audit for Box Schemes and Retail
E Note 0333 Key Requirements for the Development of an Effective Environmental and Quality Management System
E Note 0326 Using Wild Plant Ingredients in Organic
Please find below a list of helpful documents to assist with your organic certification.
If you feel you are unable to meet a certain area of the standards please complete one of the forms below and submit to our office for approval. Please note that derogations are not automatically approved and you must supply as much information as possible to support your request. The Organic Food Federation’s primary concern is to ensure the organic standards are upheld.
0559 Request for Approval to use Non-Organic Feed
0560 Request for the use of Copper
0561 Request for Derogation for the Purchase of Non-Organic Suckler Cows
0563 Request for Derogation for the Purchase of Non-Organic Day Old Chicks
0565 Request for Derogation for the Purchase of Non-Organic Goslings
566 Seed Derogation Mixed Application
567 Seed Derogation Single Application
0568 Request for Derogation for the Purchase of Non-Organic Pigs
0569 Request for Derogation for the Purchase of Non-Organic Sheep
0570 Request for Derogation for the Purchase of Non-Organic Smolts
0571 Request for Derogation for the Purchase of Non-Organic Aquaculture Feed
0572 Request for Derogation for the Purchase of Non-Organic Aquaculture Brood Stock
0573 Request for Derogation Due to Bad Weather (Aquaculture)
0574 Request for Derogation to run Non-Organic Livestock on Organic Land
0575 Request for Derogation for the purchase of non-Organic Perennial Plants
0576 Request for the Derogation for use of Fertilizer
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