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How ethical is Cecily’s?

Cecily’s is a brand of ice cream owned by The Cornish Coconut Company Ltd which has a good score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Ice Cream Ratings Table.

With a GSG score of 98, Cecily’s can be considered an ethical brand. Cecily’s hasn’t yet applied for Ethical Accreditation, but its high score would mean that if it did, it would be able to display The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Mark on its products.

We encourage other companies in the Ice Cream sector to follow Cecily’s example and adopt more ethical policies and practices.

What does Cecily’s do?

Cecily’s is a Cornwall-based coconut ice cream brand which was launched in 2015. The brand now has 7 available flavours and runs an online webshop with UK delivery service.

In which areas does Cecily’s perform well?

Cecily’s performs well for its Environmental Report thanks to a detailed Sustainability page which covers issues of packaging, ethically-sourced coconuts and the use of sea freight to minimise carbon emissions.

Cecily’s is completely organic and certified by The Soil Association so gets a top score for GMOs and Organic. It also has The Vegan Society certification, and scores well across our criteria for Nuclear, Fossil Fuels, Animal Welfare, Political Donations and Armaments.

On top of this, Cecily’s has been awarded top marks for our Ethical Innovator criterion due to its clear ethical ethos. Find out more about our ethical criteria.

What can Cecily’s do to improve its score?

The above benchmark score that Cecily’s is awarded on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Ice Cream Ratings Table is the result of an evaluation of multiple ethical criteria.

As Cecily’s already receives a top score in the Ethical Ice Cream sector, The Good Shopping Guide encourages it to get in touch and apply for Ethical Accreditation. After sending in its application, Cecily’s will be offered the use of The Good Shopping Guide Ethical Mark.

Were you aware that your brand could benefit from Ethical Accreditation? If accredited by The Good Shopping Guide, brands can display our Ethical Mark, showcasing to consumers that it is an ethical and sustainable supplier.

If you’re interested in learning more about how to attain Ethical Accreditation, 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


  • Ethical Innovator


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