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Four new members join the OTB

By 30 November 2017May 24th, 2022No Comments

The OTB is delighted to welcome certifiers, Biodynamic Association and Organic Trust; luxury organic ice cream brand, Luscious Ice Cream and International product innovation company (based in Switzerland), FoodYoung who will be at Natural and Organic Products Europe in London in April 2018.

BDA Certification is the certification body of the Biodynamic Association and certifies both organic and biodynamic enterprises, including farmers, processors and traders. We are a small, dedicated team; our inspectors have many years experience, providing a personalised service and ongoing support is our hallmark. BDA Certification is part of the worldwide Demeter International biodynamic certification body which meets regularly. The Demeter logo is the largest organic brand in Europe, known and recognised worldwide as the highest quality organic brand. Our Managing Director, Tarry Bolger and our Business Development Director, George Carroll will be pleased to discuss export enquiries.

Biodynamic farming, founded in 1924, is the oldest ‘green’ farming movement and a forerunner of organics. All biodynamic farmers and growers practice organic methods of cultivation are against genetic modification and share it’s ideals. our roots are ecological, ethical, social and spiritual. Our aim is to regenerate the health and vitality of our soils, farms and gardens; the integrity of our food; and the health and wholeness of our communities. Our certification standards meet EU organic standards but have additional requirements.


FoodYoung, with over 120 years of family business heritage, is a pioneering Swiss food group dedicated to evolve the food industryproviding pure and tasty food solutions through own brand foods and by partnering with like-minded entrepreneurial food ventures.

Our focus is wholly on the food sector and promoting long-term health. Our vision is to shifting the perception from egosystem to ecosystem thinking.


Luscious certified organic ice cream is made on the beautiful Neston Park estate near Bath where organic farming and wildlife conservation work together in harmony.

It’s the rich milk and cream from the Jersey herd that makes Luscious Ie Cream so special and all our added ingredients are 100% natural and carefully sourced from certified organic suppliers. We’re proud to be Soil Association certified.

Available in 4 litre foodservice sizes and 500ml and 120ml retail tubs.

Current flavours: Madagascan Vanilla, Rich Chocolate, Strawberry & Jersey Cream Peppermint Chocolate Chip, Coffee, Banana and Custard with more flavours coming soon, including seasonal specials.


Organic Trust CLG is a leading organic certification organisation, approved to operate in the Republic of Ireland and UK. Organic Trust has been serving the organic community since 1992 and has circa 1,000 licensees covering all aspects of organic certification.

Organic Trust also provides organic certification to a wide range of organic products which lie outside the legislative scope of the organic regulations – these are certified under the organisation’s private organic standards.