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Does Clearspring produce ethical and sustainable cooking oil? 

Within The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Cooking Oil sector, Clearspring receives an excellent top rating due to its good ethos.

Because of its top score, Clearspring is eligible for Ethical Accreditation. All Clearspring needs to do is get in touch with The Good Shopping Guide to apply. When we have reviewed its application, Clearspring will be offered the use of our ethical mark, as well as some tips on how to enhance its score further.

Would you like to find out how Clearspring ranks against other brands within the Ethical Cooking Oil sector? Have a look at the Cooking Oil Ethical Ratings Table. The Good Shopping Guide’s Ratings Tables can help you discover more about the criteria that a brand must fulfil to receive a top rating.

All brands are encouraged by The Good Shopping Guide to begin introducing more ethical and sustainable policies, taking inspiration from our top-rated brands like Clearspring.

What makes Clearspring an ethical brand?

As a top-rated brand, Clearspring receives a top score in the majority of our categories.

However, we are particularly impressed with its top score for our Environmental Report category. Clearspring has an ‘Our Story’ section which discusses the brand’s ethos for producing organic foods, demonstrating its good ethos. Clearspring’s organic rapeseed oil has been certified by the Soil Association, awarding the brand with a top score in our Organic category.

Is Clearspring a Fairtrade brand?

Unfortunately, Clearspring receives a bottom rating for our Fairtrade category due to its lack of certification.

What can Clearspring do to improve its score? 

Clearspring’s top score within The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Cooking Oil sector is the outcome of an assessment of multiple ethical criteria.

Since Clearspring has already met the minimum ethical benchmark on the Cooking Oil Ethical Ratings Table, it is encouraged to apply for Ethical Accreditation. When The Good Shopping Guide has received Clearspring’s application, we will provide it with some tips on how to improve its score further before offering it the use of our mark.

Did you know that obtaining Ethical Accreditation could be advantageous for your brand? Top-rated brands can display The Good Shopping Guide mark, demonstrating to consumers that it can be trusted as an ethical and sustainable brand. To find out which brands within the Ethical Cooking Oil sector have been awarded with our ethical certification, please visit our Ratings Tables. Would you like to learn more? Please get in touch or complete a Free Initial Assessment form.

Ethical performance in category


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  • Environmental Report


  • Genetic Modification


  • Organic


  • Nuclear Power



  • Animal Welfare


  • Vegetarian/Vegan



  • Armaments


  • Political Donations


  • Fairtrade



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


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