Members & Partners

Our members range from the biggest organic brands and national supermarkets to smaller businesses, farmers and cooperatives, united to see organic sales thrive in the UK.

Our partners are carefully selected to provide our members with a wide variety of benefits, support and expertise. Should you be an organisation interested to partner with us please fill the partnership form.

GOTS - Global Organic Textile Standards

We work closely with GOTS, one of our key partners, to promote certified organic textiles in the UK and raise awareness on the standards. In 2022 we formed the OTB Textile Group and, together with our textile members, we are working to launch the first Organic Textile Week in May 2023!

FDF - Food and Drink Federation

In 2022 the OTB became an affiliate member of the Food and Drink Federation and joined both the Organic Group and the Environmental Sustainability Committee. Our Members have the opportunity to feed into these committees and have special access to materials, articles, reports, and events via the OTB.

Kantar

We have partnered with Kantar since 2010 to share Organic Market Reports with our members. Every year, at our Member Briefing event in March, Kantar join us and our members to share the Annual Organic Market Report.

Nourish Awards

We are the ‘Best of Organic’ Award Sponsor for the UK’s leading health food awards. As part of the judging panel (blind judging!), we seek healthy products made with organic certified ingredients and encourage our members to enter these fantastic awards.

Sustain

The OTB is a proud member of Sustain, the alliance for better food and farming. They believe everyone should have access to healthy and sustainably produced food that protects people, animals and the planet. Sustain was a key player in the formation of the OTB back in 2009.

DEFRA

Together with our members we work closely with DEFRA, Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs to promote the benefit of organic farming and make sure it is in their agenda.

EOF - English Organic Forum

The English Organic Forum represents organic sector organisations and businesses in the UK. Its work contributes to farming and food policies and the manifesto sets the guideline of the OTB.

DIT - Department for International Trade

We often collaborate with DIT, Department for International Trade, to enable our members to take advantage of international trade opportunities.

PAN UK

PAN UK – Pesticide Action Network UK – works to promote safe and sustainable alternatives to hazardous pesticides. We regularly collaborate with their team on their annual supermarket survey (organic section). PAN UK also offer their expertise and consultancy on aspects of our marketing campaign.

My Green Pod Magazine

We partnered with My Green Pod Magazine, UK’s leading ethical lifestyle magazine and website

Organic Trade Board Members  can enjoy an exclusive editorial partnership discount  and receive the My Green Pod Magazine online edition via our newsletter.

Atalante

Marketing consultants for SMEs, challenger and startups. They work with the OTB offering marketing webinars to our members and a special discount on their rates as part of our membership benefits.

Welsh Organic Forum

We are part of the Welsh Organic Forum and take part in their quarterly meetings to share market data, the marketing campaign and contribute to the discussion around the issues and topics affecting Welsh organic organisations.