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Filippo Berio

How ethical is Filippo Berio?

Filippo Berio is a brand of Cooking Oil which has been given a below-benchmark score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Cooking Oil Ratings Table. Although it has not yet met our ethical benchmark, we hope to see Filippo Berio make progress in future.

Read more about the issues facing the Ethical Cooking Oil sector and find out which companies have achieved accreditation for their commitment to being ethical and sustainable.

What does Filippo Berio do?

Filippo Berio was founded in 1867 in Lucia, Italy to make olive oils. The brand has been owned by the SALOV Group for over 100 years and still produces a range of olive oil blends.

In which areas does Filippo Berio perform poorly?

Filippo Berio’s parent company, Salov, has a 2022 Sustainability Report but this does not contain any targets, so the brand is given a bottom score for its Environmental Report. Filippo Berio is also awarded a bottom score for our Organic and Fair Trade criteria due to a lack of certification.

It is also worth noting that Filippo Berio (and parent company Salov) are owned by Bright Food Group which is owned by the Chinese government which is known for involvement in numerous human rights abuses. Find out more about how we rate by exploring our ethical criteria.

In which areas does Filippo Berio score well for its ethics?

We found no criticisms of Filippo Berio relating to; GM, Nuclear Power, Fossil Fuels, Animal Welfare, Political Donations or Armaments, so it scores well for these criteria.

How can Filippo Berio improve its ethical rating?

The below-benchmark score that Filippo Berio is awarded is the result of an evaluation of multiple ethical criteria. To reach our minimum benchmark score and qualify for Ethical Accreditation, Filippo Berio has some issues to resolve including the lack of environmental information on its website.

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  • Genetic Modification


  • Organic


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  • Armaments


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