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Cooks & Co

How ethical and sustainable is Cooks & Co? 

Cooks & Co is included in The Good Shopping Guide‘s Cooking Oil Ethical Ratings Table. Cooks & Co has yet to meet our ethical standards, but we believe that in the future, the brand will make the necessary changes to function as a more ethical organisation. Cooks & Co might increase consumer trust by applying for Ethical Accreditation, which would include a more complete examination and suggestions for ethical development.

Would you like to see how Cooks & Co. ranks against other brands within the Ethical Cooking Oil sector? Visit the Cooking Oil Ethical Ratings Table. The Good Shopping Guide’s Ratings Tables can help you discover more about the criteria that our top-rated brands have fulfilled.

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

What does Cooks & Co do?

Cooks & co is owned by RH Amar & Co ltd which is a small family run business. Cooks & Co began in 2003 producing a range of cooking elements including Peppers & chillies, Olives & pesto, Risotto and cooking oils. The brands range of oils includes Olive oil with chillies.

For which criteria does Cooks & Co perform poorly? 

Cooks & Co received a low rating for its lack of Environmental Report, the brand also has no Organic products despite one coconut oil claiming to be organic there is no certification for this. Cooks & Co also receives a middle rating for Genetic Modification as there is no statement against this but also no criticisms.

In what areas does Cooks & Co score well for its ethics?

Cooks & Co receives a high score for having products certified by The Vegan Society. The brand also recipes a high rating in arrears such as Political Donations, Animal Welfare, Armaments and Nuclear issues.

How can Cooks & Co improve its ethical rating?

The Ethical rating of a brand is divided into three categories by The Good Shopping Guide: the Environment, People and Animals. Find out more about how we rate.

Cooks & Co might apply for Ethical Accreditation for more detailed guidance on how to improve. Cooks & Co may improve its rating and fulfil our fundamental ethical requirements by releasing a detailed environmental report outlining a range of goals and the progress being made towards these.

Were you aware 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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Ethical Rating


  • Environmental Report


  • Genetic Modification


  • Organic


  • Nuclear Power



  • Animal Welfare


  • Vegetarian/Vegan



  • Armaments


  • Political Donations


  • Fairtrade



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


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