Organic Trade Board (OTB)
Tel No: Fax No:
Business Description (<100 words please):
Organic Products and Services (products/services/brands not included in business description):
Please mark the most appropriate sector(s) to What type of trading do you engage in?
describe your business/organisation:
Beers, Wines, Spirits Wholesaler
Chilled Foods Processor
Fresh Produce Other (please state):
Grocery Is your operation certified organic?
Grocery (Bakery) Yes
Grocery (Cereals) No
Grocery (Confectionery) If so, by which Certifier?
Health and Beauty
Meat, Fish, and Poultry
Other (please state)
The above information will be published on our website, please tick this box if you do NOT
want personal information published.
It would be very helpful for us if you could list the reasons why you decided to join the OTB:
Annual membership is just £350
W a y s t o P a y ( Please tick box to indicate which method you use)
PLEASE QUOTE YOUR COMPANY NAME AS THE REFERENCE IN ALL CASES
1. By Cheque (Payable to the Organic Trade Board)
2. By BACS/Internet Banking:
Sort Code: 16-58-10
Account Number: 20134509
Account Name: Organic Trade (UK) Ltd t/a Organic Trade Board
IMPORTANT PLEASE STATE THE DATE YOU MAKE YOUR PAYMENT
FROM YOUR BANK
OTB memberships are annual. Your membership will start upon acceptance of your membership application. We will
contact you to renew your membership one month prior to the annual renewal date.
All companies that are members of the OTB will receive one vote when it comes to Committee and other elections.
Your company’s qualification for the member category and dues you have selected is subject to review and approval by
Your personal information will be held and used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. The OTB will not
disclose such information to any unauthorised person or body but where appropriate will use such information in carrying
out its various functions and services.
Please send or email your digitally signed form and fee to:
Organic Trade Board
The Greenhouse, 120-122 Commercial Road
Bournemouth BH2 5LT
PLEASE NOW READ THE CODE OF ETHICS AND SIGN THE DECLARATION ON THE
FOR OFFICE USE:
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Code of Ethics
Our objective is to double the value of the market for organic products within the next five years and
provide a robust voice to make ourselves heard in a world where organic is still in the minority.
OTB CODE OF ETHICS
The OTB Code of Ethics is a statement of the shared principles and values of this trade association. It
is meant to help us in the business, and individual, decisions we make and to highlight our
responsibilities to organic agriculture and ethical business practices. This Code of Ethics is
substantially shared with the Organic Trade Association in the US and it is the hope that by agreeing to
similar aspirations the unified international Organic Industry which is already a positive force for
change can increasingly raise its profile and exert dramatic influence as the solution-focused industry it
As members of the Organic Trade Board we recognize our responsibility to our industry, customers,
other members of the Association, and other stakeholders.
We aim to:
• Maintain the highest standards of business conduct by using only legal and ethical means in all
• Actively promote and encourage the highest level of integrity within the organic industry.
• Cooperate in every reasonable and proper way with other Association members and work with them
in the advancement of the organic agriculture and the organic industry.
• Be fair and respectful to employer(s), employees, associates, competitors, customers, the public, and
all business or professional relationships.
• Adhere to honesty in advertising and in all representations to the public concerning organic
agriculture and products.
• Support the establishment of an entire production, processing and distribution chain which is both
socially just and ecologically responsible.
• Commit to the development and use of the highest standards and practices for organic production,
processing and handling
• Represent OTB, its positions, policies and members without rancor. Support the OTB, and the
industry, by participation and contributing to effective change.
I, the undersigned, have read the OTB Code of Ethics, understand its meaning, and agree to