Earthsong Seeds 
Tuesday 06 April 2021

"The setting up of Earthsong Seeds provides a great moment for everyone who grows some of the more unusual medicinal herbs suitable for the UK climate. With the greatest care and attention – and with a combined experience of 50 years working with the sustainability of healing plants – Sebastian Pole and Ben Heron bring us a range of certified organic seeds not only grown in the UK but guaranteed to be correctly identified." - Mike Brook, Founder Director, Organic Herb Trading.

2021 Business Update 
Tuesday 19 January 2021

Organic Herb Trading Managing Director Jim Twine addresses cost price increases and thanks our customers and friends for their support. 

COVID-19 Update: May 2020 
Tuesday 12 May 2020

Dear Customers and wider friends of Organic Herb Trading,

Terms and Conditions - Organic Herb Trading Oxford Real Farming Conference 2020 Ticket giveaway 
Monday 06 January 2020

Terms and Conditions - Organic Herb Trading Oxford Real Farming Conference 2020 Ticket giveaway

NOP Certification for US markets 
Monday 09 December 2019

The National Organic Program (NOP) is the organic regulation in the United States of America. International Sales Manager Sarah Beasley-Stones tells us more.

Rosemary: Salvia rosmarinus 
Wednesday 04 December 2019

At the recommendation of the RHS and Kew Gardens, we have updated the description of rosemary. 

Brexit update 
Tuesday 17 September 2019

We know nobody really wants to talk about it... but Brexit might be around the corner. We have discussed Brexit-specific supply planning with many of you already, to ensure we work together to meet your ongoing manufacturing supply requirements, however, please do get in contact with our team if you have additional requirements not yet discussed with us.

Grinnell College, Iowa, USA visit Organic Herb Trading 
Thursday 05 September 2019

Organic Herb Trading had the pleasure of hosting a day of activities for 14 students undertaking a course in Global Medicinals at Grinnell College in Iowa, USA.

Super Green wins the BOOM awards 
Thursday 05 September 2019

We are very excited to announce that our Super Green blend won the subcategory ‘Tea (including herbal)’, for the Soil Association's 2019 BOOM awards - with our Rooibos Cocoa Chai and Mint & Chamomile coming in 2nd and 3rd place.

Modern Slavery training 
Monday 13 May 2019

What does slavery look like today? Would you know it if you saw it on a Chamomile farm in Egypt, or in the woodlands of Eastern Europe where Elderflower is collected from the wild? Usually it’s hidden, but there are signs to look for.  Eileen Clark, Our Supply Chain Project Manager discusses our commitment to combat modern slavery. 

Looking forwards: Packaging solutions 
Tuesday 23 April 2019

At Organic Herb Trading we continuously work hard to find truly sustainable materials that don’t compromise product quality. Our Purchasing Co-ordinator Caroline discusses the challenges around finding sustainable packaging that meets all of our food standard and food safety requirements. 

TRACES - new online system for organic importing 
Wednesday 18 October 2017

Our Purchasing Manager Nicola explains the new TRACES system for our organic importing.

Natural and Organic Products Europe 
Thursday 20 April 2017

Photo credit: Our customer One Earth's stand at NOPE 2017

Organic Herb Trading held a stand at the Natural and Organic Products Europe event in London ExCel over the 2nd and 3rd April 2017, to meet with new customers and visit old friends.

Proud to be Fair for Life 
Wednesday 08 February 2017

With our second Fair for Life audit we hit the highest performance level again, confirming our commitment to fair trading partnerships from Cairo to Kerala.

Baobab at Biofach 2017 
Tuesday 31 January 2017

From the 15–18 February 2017 we will be in Nuremberg, Germany, for the annual Biofach organic trade show. Biofach is the world’s leading trade fair for organic food, hosting more than 2,300 exhibitors from the national and international organic sector.

Traceability, transparency and organic supply chains 
Thursday 08 December 2016

Our Quality Manager Maria Charlton explains how our high level of product traceability and transparency through the supply chain supports our ability to provide products that are free from adulteration.

SIAL 2016 and Health Ingredients Europe 
Wednesday 07 December 2016

Over the past months Organic Herb Trading has visited Health Ingredients Europe, SIAL 2016 –the ‘worlds largest food innovation exhibition’ and NOPE Scandinavia.

IFOAM EU Conference 
Wednesday 07 December 2016

Our Supply Chain Project Manager Eileen Clark spoke at the Organic Processing Conference, on the theme of 'going beyond certification' at Organic Herb Trading; how we look to improve integrity and increase responsibility in our work.

Formula Botanica competition winners announced! 
Wednesday 19 October 2016

Organic Herb Trading took part in Formula Botanica’s competition for Organic Beauty Week during Organic September this year. 

FairWild workshop 
Tuesday 02 August 2016

Last month, Organic Herb Trading's Founding Director Mike Brook and colleague Eileen Clark travelled to Cambridge to meet with FairWild stakeholders - read on to find out more. 

Organic Herb Trading switches to Good Energy 
Tuesday 02 August 2016

Supporting positive environmental practices is important to us, and working with suppliers who complement our philosophies is very much part of our approach to the way in which we run our business.

Customer update: Changes to priority despatch 
Friday 03 June 2016

From Friday 10th June, our charges for priority despatch will change slightly, and will be applied separately to our carriage charges for delivery by courier.

Organic Herb Trading at Natural & Organic Products Europe 
Thursday 14 April 2016

Next week sees the Natural & Organic Products Europe show come to the UK. We’re really excited to talk to new customers and old friends about our worldwide sourcing of the best organic herbs, spices, botanicals and superfoods.

Fair for Life Certification 
Friday 26 February 2016

Organic Herb Trading is Fair for Life certified!

Transition to Sage  
Monday 22 February 2016

To help improve the service we offer our customers, we are in the process of transitioning to the Sage accounting and stock management software. To find out more about this transition, please read on.

Organic Herb Trading converts to biodynamic farming 
Thursday 28 January 2016

Producing and supplying organic products is the linchpin to everything we do at Organic Herb Trading, and so we are very excited to be building on this and starting the process of becoming a fully certified biodynamic operation. To find out more about what this means, please read on.

Curcumin content of our latest batch of turmeric powder confirmed at 7.5% 
Wednesday 16 December 2015

Turmeric root powder is just one of our wide range of culinary and medicinal herbs and spices.

Formula Botanica visit 
Tuesday 13 October 2015

Formula Botanica visits Organic Herb Trading for their 2015 Conference.

Herbal support for dogs 
Tuesday 22 September 2015

Resident herbalist Jane Wallwork-Gush, shares her tips for keeping your four legged friends in good health.

Organic Herb Trading out and about 
Tuesday 08 September 2015

Some of our team have been on the road - read on to learn more about where our travels have taken us.

2015 Formula Botanica Conference 
Tuesday 01 September 2015

OHTC's Laura Pashley writes guest blog for organic and natural skincare school, Formula Botanica.

Mike Brook attends 2015 FoodAfrica exhibition and Herbs of Egypt conference 
Tuesday 12 May 2015

Our Founding Director Mike Brook attended the FoodAfrica exhibition and inaugural Herbs of Egypt conference on 6-9 May 2015.

Natural & Organic Products Europe 
Thursday 16 April 2015

We have a stand at this year's Natural & Organic Products Europe on Sunday 19th and Monday 20th April.