Ethical Consumer, Issue 188, Jan/Feb 2021

Ethical Consumer January/February 2021 12 Environment Animals People Politics +ve BRAND COMPANY GROUP Pacari [F,O,S,V] 18.5 e 3.5 Pacari Chocolate, LLC Beyond Good [F,O,S,V] 18 h e 3.5 Beyond Good MIA [F,S] 17 e 2 Kuanza Ltd Ombar [F,O,V] 17 H e 3 Mood Foods Ltd Plamil [F,O,V] 17 h e 2.5 Plamil Foods Ltd Fairafric [F,O,S] 16.5 h H e 3 Weinrich/Fairafric/Reimers Moo Free [O,V] 16.5 h e 2 Moo Free Ltd Vego [F,O,V] 16.5 H e 2.5 VEGO Good Food UG Booja Booja [O,V] 15.5 h h h e 2 Mr C G Mace Chocolat Madagascar ‘milk’ [V,F,S] 15 H H h e 2.5 Ramanandraibe family Cocoa Loco [F,O] 15 H H e 2 Payne Family Chocolat Madagascar [F,S] 14.5 H H h e 2 Ramanandraibe family Equal Exchange [F,O] 14 H H H e 2 Equal Exchange Inc Seed and Bean [F,O] 14 H H h h e 2 Organic Seed & Bean Co Ltd Biona [O] 13 H H h h e 1 Windmill Organics Ltd Divine [F,O] 12.5 H H H H h e 2 Ludwig Weinrich/Kuapa Kokoo Tony’s Chocolonely [F,S] 12.5 H H H H h e 2 Tony's Factory B.V. Traidcraft [F,O] 12 H H h H H h e 2 Traidcraft Foundation Willies [F,S] 11.5 H H H H h 2 Willies Cacao Ltd Waitrose Duchy [F,O] 10.5 h H h h h H h H h h e 2 John Lewis/The Prince's Charities iChoc [O,V] 10 H H h H H h h 1.5 Ludwig Weinrich GmbH & Co. KG Vivani [O] 9.5 H H h H H h h 1 Ludwig Weinrich GmbH & Co. KG Montezuma's "milk" [O,V] 9 H H h H H H h h 1.5 Revenge Holdings Ltd Hotel Chocolat "milk" [V] 8.5 h H H H H h h h 0.5 Hotel Chocolat Group Plc Ritter Sport 8.5 H H h H H h h Alfred Ritter GmbH & Co. KG Hotel Chocolat 8 h H H H H h h h Hotel Chocolat Group Plc Co-op [F] 7 H h h h h H H h H h H h E 1 Co-operative Group Ltd Lindt 7 h h h H H h h h h h h h Lindt & Sprüngli AG Marks and Spencer [F] 7 h H h h H H H H h h h 1 Marks & Spencer Group plc Waitrose [F] 5.5 h H H H h H H H H H h h E 1 John Lewis Partnership Ferrero, Kinder, Thorntons 5 h h h h H H h H h h H h H Ferrero International SA Godiva 5 h H h H H H h h H h h H Yildiz Holding A.S Aldi [F] 4.5 h H H H h H H H h H h h h h 1 Aldi South Hershey's 4 h H h h H H h H H h H h H The Hershey Trust Company Lidl [F] 4 h H H H H H H H H h h h H 1 Schwarz Group Guylian 3.5 H H h H H H H h H h H H Lotte Group Morrisons [F] 3.5 h H H H h H H H h H H h h H 1 Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc Sainsbury's [F] 2.5 h H H H h h H H H H h H H h H 1 J Sainsbury plc Galaxy "milk" [V] 2 h H h H h H H H H H H h h H h H 1 Mars Inc Green & Black's [F,O] 2 h H h h h H H H H H H H h h H H H 2 Mondelez International Maltesers [F] 2 h H h H h H H H H H H h h H h H 1 Mars Inc Galaxy Smooth Milk [RA] 1.5 h H h H h H H H H H H h h H h H 0.5 Mars Inc Mars 1 h H h H h H H H H H H h h H h H Mars Inc Tesco [RA] 1 h H H H h H H H H H H h H H H 0.5 Tesco plc ASDA [RA] 0.5 h H H H H H H H H H H H H h H H H 0.5 Walmart Inc. Kit Kat, Nestlé [RA] 0.5 h H h H H H H H H H h H H H H h H 0.5 Nestlé SA Cadbury 0 h H h h h H H H H H H H h h H H H Mondelez International Ethiscore (out of 14 + 6 extras) Environmental Reporting Climate Change Pollution & Toxics Habitats & Resources Palm Oil Animal Testing Factory Farming Animal Rights Human Rights Workers’ Rights Supply Chain Management Irresponsible Marketing Arms & Military Supply Controversial Technologies Boycott Call Political Activity Anti-Social Finance Tax Conduct Company Ethos Product Sustainability USING THE TABLES Ethiscore: the higher the score, the better the company. Scored out of 14. Plus up to 1 extra point for Company Ethos and up to 5 extra points for Product Sustainability. Green (good) = 12+ Amber (average) = 11.5–5 Red (poor) = 4.5–0 H = worst rating h = middle rating = best rating/no criticisms found USING THE TABLES Positive ratings (+ve): Company Ethos: e = full mark E = half mark Product Sustainability: Various positive marks available depending on sector. Best Buys are highlighted in blue [O] = organic [F] = Fairtrade [RA] = Rainforest Alliance [S] = goes beyond certification [V] = vegan

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