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Good eggs for Easter

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Our shopping guide to the top 5 ethical Easter eggs


With Easter looming, the shelves are full of a bewildering choice of Easter eggs. But don't worry. We have produced an ethical shopping guide to the best eggs. 



So, this Easter, be a good egg and buy your chocolate from a company that has ethics at its heart.


Top 5 ethical Easter eggs: 


Ethiscore rating: 17.5

Plamil Foods Ltd has been providing alternatives to dairy milk since the 1960s. It is a vegan company and all its Easter eggs are Fairtrade and organic. They manufacture their products in their own factory, in Folkestone, Kent. All the energy used to make its products is sourced from 100% renewable sources. You can find Plamil products in wholefood shops.


Booja Booja 

Ethiscore rating: 17

Booja Booja launched in 1999 with a clear ethical message. This is evident through its commitment to only producing chocolate that is organic, vegan and free from dairy, gluten, soya and palm oil. 

Find out where you can find Booja Booja chocolate near you.  


Cocoa Loco 

Ethiscore rating: 17

They celebrate being a British business who hand-make all their chocolate in their headquarters in West Sussex. All their Easter eggs are Fairtrade and organic. 

Buy their chocolate from Abel and Cole, John Lewis, Oxfam and Jamie Oliver plus other shops and delicatessens throughout the country. 


Moo Free

Ethiscore rating: 17

Moo Free makes dairy free, gluten free, organic and vegan chocolates. All their Easter eggs are vegan and organic.

Find a stockist of Moo Free products.



Ethiscore rating: 16

Divine was launched in 1998 as the first farmer-owned Fairtrade chocolate bar aimed at the UK mass market. 

They have stuck to their message and today the company remains 45% owned by cocoa farmers. It has successfully developed into a global brand and today the Divine chocolate bar can be spotted in supermarkets, wholefood shops and Oxfam. All their Easter eggs are Fairtrade and palm oil free.


See the full guide to Easter eggs








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