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Is Bio-Kult an ethical vitamin and supplement brand? 

Within The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Vitamins & Supplements Sector, Bio-Kult is a below benchmark vitamins and supplements brand.

As it does not yet reach our minimum ethical benchmark, Bio-Kult cannot be classed as an ethical brand. Despite its low score, The Good Shopping Guide still suggests that Bio-Kult gets in touch to apply for Ethical Accreditation. If it applied, The Good Shopping Guide would be able to offer Bio-Kult an evaluation and some advice on how to improve its bottom ratings.

Do you want to find out how Bio-Kult scores against other brands within the Ethical Vitamins & Supplements Sector? Visit the Vitamins & Supplements Ethical Ratings Table.  The Good Shopping Guide’s Ratings Table can teach you about the criteria that our top-rated brands have fulfilled in order to be awarded with a top score.

The Good Shopping Guide recommends that all brands follow the example set by our top-rated brands and begin to introduce more ethical practices.

What does Bio-Kult receive a top rating for?

ADM, Bio-Kult’s parent company has a Sustainability Report, as well as a Goals & Programs page. ADM has lots of sustainability targets in areas such as water, waste and carbon emissions. The brand also demonstrates evidence of progress.

As a result, Bio-Kult receives a top rating for our Environmental Report category.

What does Bio-Kult receive a bottom rating for?

Unfortunately, within recent election cycles ADM donated more than our threshold allows for a top or middle score.

Bio-Kult also receives a bottom rating in the Public Record Criticisms+ category, which indicates that ADM has been found to be involved in several unethical practices.

What can Bio-Kult do to improve its score? 

Bio-Kult’s below benchmark score within The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Vitamins & Supplements Sector is the outcome of an assessment of a variety of ethical criteria.

Although it has a below-benchmark score in the Ethical Vitamins & Supplements Sector, we still recommend that Bio-Kult contacts us to apply for Ethical Accreditation. Once we receive its application, The Good Shopping Guide will offer Bio-Kult some tips on how to improve its bottom scores. If it follows our advice, Bio-Kult could see itself becoming one of our best supplement brands.

Did you know that your Vitamin and Supplement brand could benefit from Ethical Accreditation? Companies that receive our accreditation are able to proudly display our logo, showcasing to consumers that it is an ethical brand. You can find out which other brands within the Ethical Vitamins & Supplements Sector have achieved our ethics and sustainability certification by visiting The Good Shopping Guide’s Ratings Tables. Do you want to find out more? Please get in touch or fill out a free initial assessment form.















Ethical performance in category


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  • Environmental Report


  • Genetic Modification


  • Organic


  • Nuclear Power


  • Fossil Fuels



  • Animal Welfare


  • Vegetarian/Vegan Verified



  • Armaments


  • Irresponsible Marketing


  • Political Donations



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


  • Public Record Criticisms+


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