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Is BioCare an ethical vitamin and supplement brand? 

Founded in 1988 by John Stirling, BioCare is one of The Good Shopping Guide’s best supplement brands.

As it has a high score within The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Vitamins & Supplements Sector, BioCare is eligible for Ethical Accreditation. All it needs to do to be awarded with our certification is apply. After receiving BioCare’s application, The Good Shopping Guide would provide it with the use of our logo and some advice on how to improve its score even further.

Do you wish to see other popular brands compare against BioCare within the Ethical Vitamins & Supplements Sector? Visit the Vitamins & Supplements Ethical Ratings Table.  The Good Shopping Guide’s Ratings Table can help you to find out more about the criteria that our top-rated brands have met to reach our minimum ethical benchmark.

All brands are encouraged by The Good Shopping Guide to follow the example set by our top-rated brands such as BioCare and start introducing more ethical policies.

What does BioCare receive a top score for?

As a top-rated brand, BioCare is awarded a top score in the majority of our categories. This includes our Vegetarian/Vegan category as some of its products have been certified by The Vegetarian Society.

Does BioCare produce cruelty-free supplements? 

Within its FAQ page, BioCare states that none of its products or ingredients are tested on animals. Because of this, it receives a top score in our Animal Welfare category.

Does BioCare have an Environmental Report?

Aland Nutrition, BioCare’s parent company has a Social Responsibility page on its website but it is vague. The page includes an environmental section, however, there is no data or evidence to show what the company is doing.

Due to its lack of detail, BioCare receives a bottom rating for this category.

What can BioCare do to improve its score? 

BioCare’s above benchmark score within The Good Shopping Guide‘s Ethical Vitamins & Supplements Sector is the outcome of a calculation of multiple ethical criteria.

As it has a good score in the Ethical Vitamins & Supplements Sector we recommend that BioCare get in touch and apply for Ethical Accreditation.  After receiving its application, The Good Shopping Guide will  provide BioCare with some advice on how to work on its bottom score for the Environmental Report.

Did you know that your Vitamins and Supplements brand could benefit from Ethical Accreditation? Our accredited brands proudly display our logo, showcasing to consumers that its products are ethical and sustainable. The Good Shopping Guide’s Ratings Tables can show you which other brands within the Ethical Vitamins & Supplements Sector have achieved our ethics and sustainability certification. Would you like to find out more? Please contact us or complete 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


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