This applies even if there is no re-packaging.
The inspection is on-site and records of quantities and other trading records must be available. Organic certificates for all produce traded must be kept. From 1st March 2022, Defra have removed the allowance for wholesaling desk-top audits to be conducted off-site or remotely. This means that audits for Merchant Members must now be conducted in person on-site.
For more details about the SOPA Merchants Scheme, click here.
PO Box Golspie, KW106AA
Email: email@example.com Tel: 0300 772 9795
Scottish Organic Producers Association, Registered Office is c/o Drummond Laurie, Algo Business Centre, Glenearn Rd, Perth, PH2 8BX.
Scottish Organic Producers Association is a Co-operative registered under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, Registration Number SP02278R. Organic Certification GB-ORG-17