Steps to Organic -program
Steps to Organic is a voluntary program for private and public professional kitchens of all sizes, intended to help to increase the use of organic products as a part of sustainable development. The programs allows for advancing towards using organic foods at the companies’ own pace. Organizations taking part are charged a yearly fee as well as an initial registration fee.
Yearly fees (Costs per organization)
|1. class (50 000 meals/year or less)||120 €|
|2. class (50 000 - 200 000 meals/year)||300 €|
|3. class (200 000 meals/year or more)||600 €|
Current VAT (24 %) is added to these prices.
For new enrollers, in addition to the yearly fee, a singular registration fee of 100 e (+VAT %) is collected. This includes any and all approvals for the registration, Organic-star sticker (access to tier 2. Is grounds for the first star sticker) and counselling with regards to joining the programs.
Adding a new group to an existing registration will be charged after 1st Jan 2017 the same 50 € + VAT/group. The price covers the steps necessary for adding a new group as well as star sticker delivery costs.
The program has six steps, and by advancing their use of organic foods the kitchens gradually raise in the ranks. It is possible to join the program at any of the tiers.
The program offers:
• visibility in the restaurant search engine on the program web pages
• information about the availability of organic products suitable for professional kitchen use
• materials for customer information and liaisons use
• information about organic production
• peer support from other kitchens taking part