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Is Dunkertons an ethical beer, lager, and cider brand?

Developed by married couple Ivor and Susie Dunkerton in Hertfordshire in the 1980s, Dunkertons is one of The Good Shopping Guide’s most ethical cider brands and has a high score within the Ethical Beer, Lager, and Cider sector.

Due to its high score reaching our minimum Ethical Benchmark, Dunkertons is eligible for Ethical Accreditation. All Dunkertons needs to do to be awarded our Ethical Mark is applying so that we can provide it with an assessment and some tips on how to make some minor improvements.

To find out how other brands within the Ethical Beer, Lager, and Cider sector compare against Dunkertons, you can visit the Beer, Lager, and Cider Ethical Ratings Table. Our Ratings Table can help you to find out more about the criteria that a brand has to meet to achieve meeting our minimum Ethical Benchmark.

The Good Shopping Guide encourages all brands to follow the example set by our top-rated brands such as Dunkertons and introduce more ethical practices.

Is Dunkertons an organic cider brand?

Dunkertons receives a top rating from The Good Shopping Guide under our Organic research category. On its Why Organic page, Dunkertons gives detail about its organic status and Soil Association certifications. As this Oragnic status rules out Genetic Modification, it receives a top score in that category too.

What does Dunkertons receive a bottom rating for?

We are pleased to say that as a top-rated brand, Dunkertons does not have any bottom ratings.

What can Dunkertons do to improve its score? 

As it already has a top rating in all of our categories, all Dunkertons needs to do is apply for Ethical Accreditation, which we encourage it to do.

The Good Shopping Guide would provide Dunkertons with our sustainability certification which would showcase even further how ethical the brand is.

Could your Beer, Lager, and Cider brand benefit from Ethical Accreditation? The Good Shopping Guide’s Ratings Tables can show you which other brands within the Ethical Beer, Lager, and Cider sector have achieved our ethics and sustainability certification. If you would like some more information about Ethical Accreditation, contact us or fill out a rapid sustainability 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


  • Political Donations



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


  • Ethical Innovator


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