Welcome to our blog, where we hope you'll find plenty of food for thought!

  • Hero Stories - Beet It

    Growing organic beets can be tough, but James White Drinks is steadily achieving its ambition to turn East Anglia purple! Lawrence Mallinson, Managing Director, tells us more...

  • Why we should all be 'rebugging' the planet

    In the new book 'Rebugging The Planet', author Vicki Hird explores the remarkable things that insects and other invertebrates do - and why we need to love them more. In this blog post, Vicki tells us more about her book and why it is so important that we do more to help save these crucial critters...

  • WIN one of the 50 bags full of Organic Goodies!

    Worth over £100 each, these organic cotton tote bags are filled with organic products you will love. Enter our competition for your chance to win one!

  • Hero Stories - Fish4Ever

    Founded on the idea of bringing organic principles to sustainability in fish, Fish4Ever's holistic, all-encompassing approach, is both real and comprehensive, focusing on land, sea and people, supporting not only the best possible fishing practices, but also the communities and small boats that enact them.

  • Go Organic...Made Simple!

    Want to find out how easy it is to swap to organic? Just keep reading...!

  • Final Call For Endangered Native Wildlife

    ARC 2031 research reveals extinction catastrophe waiting to happen on our shores. A shocking 40% of our 1 million insect species are teetering on the brink, and human activities are to blame. From bats to hedgehogs, butterflies to bumblebees, iconic species of British wildlife could face extinction within a decade if action is not taken to halt their decline.

  • Organic Spotlight: de Le Cuona

    We are happy to welcome de Le Cuona to the OTB. A globally renowned purveyor of luxury fabric for interiors who use only the finest natural fibres – flax, cashmere, wool, alpaca - who have created a full range of top-quality, totally organic linen with a high aesthetic and design value and that is beneficial to health and the environment.

  • Herbfarmacy: making products that follow the pace of nature

    Using herbs to treat ailments has been a way of life for thousands of years. Herbfarmacy is based in North Herefordshire, on the Welsh Marches, an area steeped in herbal folklore.

  • Organic Spotlight: ALBERT BARTLETT

    Albert Bartlett, many will be familiar with this potato brand as a grower and supplier of potatoes and potato products to retailers in the UK.

  • Plastic Free July

    It's Plastic Free July, we asked Lizzie Rivera to explore what brands and retailers can do to be part of the solution and not the problem.

  • Organic Spotlight: AUSHA

    We welcome AUSHA to the Organic Trade Board, an 100% organic food brand range that includes herbal tea infusions and coffee, herbs and spices, nuts, superfoods and supplements, all sourced for organic growers and plantations in India.

  • Ethical, Sustainable & Organic Beauty: discovering Wild Beauty by Rhug Estate

    Following on the article 'Clean beauty or dirty marketing tricks: How can you tell if a beauty brand lives up to its green credentials?' we are now discovering Wild Beauty and how the brand lives up to its green credentials!

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