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How ethical is älska?

Älska is a brand of alcoholic drinks which has a below-benchmark score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Beer, Lager & Cider Ratings Table. Although älska has not yet met our ethical benchmark, we hope to see the brand make progress in the future.

We would have extra confidence in älska if it applied for Ethical Accreditation, whereby The Good Shopping Guide would make further detailed assessment and recommendations for ethical improvement.

Find out more about the ethical issues facing the Ethical Beer, Lager & Cider sector.

What does älska do?

Älska is a brand of Swedish cider which was created in 2012 in Stockholm.

In which areas does älska perform poorly?

Älska was marked down under our criteria for Organic and Vegetarian due to a lack of certification. It also gets a bottom rating for its Environmental Report as there is no information available.


Find out more about how we rate by exploring our ethical criteria.

Past Criticisms of älska’s record

We did not find any past criticisms of älska.


In which areas does älska score well for its ethics?

We found no criticisms of älska relating to; GM, Nuclear, Fossil Fuels, Animal Welfare, Political Donations or Armaments,  therefore the brand scores well for these criteria. Find out more about how we rate.

How can älska improve its ethical rating?

The below-benchmark score that älska is awarded with on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Beer, Lager & Cider Ratings Table is the result of an evaluation of multiple ethical criteria.

To reach our minimum ethical benchmark and qualify for Ethical Accreditation, älska has some issues to resolve, including its lack of an Environmental Report. If it applies for Ethical Accreditation, The Good Shopping Guide will be able to give älska some guidance to improve on these areas.

Were you aware that your brand could benefit from Ethical Accreditation? Brands accredited by The Good Shopping Guide can display our Ethical Mark, showcasing to consumers that it is an ethical and sustainable brand. If you’re interested in learning more, please contact us or complete a Free Initial Assessment form.

Ethical performance in category


GSG score


GSG category benchmark


Ethical Rating


  • Environmental Report


  • Genetic Modification


  • Organic


  • Nuclear Power


  • Fossil Fuels



  • Animal Welfare


  • Vegetarian/Vegan Verified



  • Armaments


  • Political Donations



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


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