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Nurturing growth, sustainably

Specialist finance and expertise for organic farmers

The UK market for organic products is thriving. Farmers are seeking new ways to diversify in this dynamic market, while making their processes as sustainable as possible. So it’s reassuring to have support from a bank that can help you to deliver your future growth.

Organic farming - Borrowing - Triodos Bank

"Triodos Bank don’t just understand our industry; they encouraged our vision and provided concrete support when we decided to diversify into supplying raw, unpasteurised milk to our local community. Thanks to Triodos Bank finance, it’s been two years and we’re already delivering directly to over 500 customers every week."

Phillip and Stephen Hook, Organic farmers

At Triodos Bank, we’re experts at financing sustainable farming practices. We can help fund your working capital and term loan requirements whether for conversion to organic, refinancing or investment in growth, renewables and diversification, so you can work in an even more sustainable way.

As well as everyday business banking services, you’ll also have the one-to-one support from a dedicated relationship manager, who is not only an organic farming specialist, but an advocate for the sector.

What we can offer

Subject to meeting lending criteria

  • Lending from £100k to £15m
  • Term loans for farm purchases or business development
  • Typically up to 70% Loan to Value
  • Up to 25 years with flexibility on repayment terms
  • A current account with an option of an overdraft where appropriate. Separate fees apply
  • Loans in England, Scotland and Wales

Why choose Triodos Bank

  • Our understanding, appreciation and support of organic farming principles and the dynamics of a modern farming business
  • The support of a knowledgeable Relationship Manager
  • Transparent application process, quick decisions and a responsive service
  • Our genuine commitment to sustainability and long term relationships
  • Experience in financing on-farm renewable energy and other sustainability initiatives
  • Our close relationships with the all the main Organic and Bio-dynamic certifiers, Organic Trade Board, OMSCo and other leading organisations in the sector

Important information

  • We may seek to recover any property provided as security if you do not keep up repayments on your loan
  • Interest, fees and due diligence costs will be agreed on each project’s basis. Read our business banking lending tariff for more information.
  • If you repay your loan early, an early repayment fee may apply.

Customer story: Holt Farm

Learn how we helped Holt Farm, the company behind Yeo Valley dairy, achieve energy self-sufficiency. Read more
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Specialist Relationship Managers

Simon Chrichton - Business Banking Relationship Manager - Triodos Bank

With an in-depth knowledge of organic businesses

25 years financing the industry

31,500 hectares of organic farming financed across Europe

Want to take the next step?

If you are interested in what you have read and would like to know more, visit our borrowing page to enquire.

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