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National Organic Awards Ceremony 2012

10 September 2012

Bord Bia @ Clanwilliam Court, Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2.

National Organic Awards Ceremony 2012

NOTE: The date for delivery of product for judging has been changed to Tuesday 21th August

Rules of Entry
As the objective of these awards is to recognise the achievements of Irish manufacturers of organic food and drink the following criteria will strictly apply:

  • Product must be manufactured or grown in the Republic of Ireland i.e. repackaged product is not eligible.
  • Raw material (e.g. all meat and fish) must be sourced in Ireland.
  • The product must be produced on a commercial level and available to purchase at the date of entry.
  • The organizers reserve the right to place entries in whichever category they feel appropriate
  • Retailer brands are welcome and applications must be received from the manufacturer
  • Product must be registered as organic under EU Regulation 834/2007 with certifi cation from one of the recognised accreditation bodies i.e. Organic Trust, IOFGA, Institute for Marketecology (IMO), Global Trust Certifi cation Ltd (GTC) or B.D.A.A. – Demeter U.K.

Entry Requirements

All entry forms must be received by Monday 13th August 2012.

Key dates

Monday 13th August - deadline for Applications

Tuesday 21th August - delivery of Product to Bord Bia

Thursday 23rd August - Judging day

Monday 10th September - Awards Ceremony (Bord Bia)

Delivery of product for judging

Two sample products and packaging must be delivered marked National Organic Awards to the Bord Bia offi ces on Tuesday 21st August no later than 5pm. Please label each package clearly with storage instructions either ambient, chilled or frozen so that products can be stored appropriately.

The organisers cannot accept any responsibility for samples lost or undelivered. Failure to supply the samples between the times and on the dates requested will mean that your entry cannot be judged.

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