Brexit has caused much uncertainty for organic farmers and growers, manufacturers and traders.
As the UK’s leading food and farming charity we are here to reassure and support our licensees following our departure from the EU.
Whether you’re a farmer or a food business, you’ll find links below to help you get key information about current import, export and labelling requirements following post-Brexit policy changes.
As of 1st January 2021 there were:
The following information has applied since 1st January 2021:
What's the same?
The Soil Association organic standards continue to maintain our existing high standards post-Brexit.
All UK certifiers continue to certify UK organic businesses for UK trade.
New UK organic food & farming statutory instruments have now been passed into law, ready to become regulation after Brexit. In anticipation of continued access to EU market these will remain closely aligned with existing EC organic regulations.
New labelling requirements came into effect on the 1st January 2021