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How ethical is Gallo?

Gallo  is a brand of pasta and grains which has a good score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Pasta, Pulses & Rice Ratings Table.

With a high GSG score, Gallo can be considered an ethical brand. Gallo 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 Ethical Pasta, Pulses & Rice sector to follow Gallo’s example and adopt more ethical policies and practices.

What does Gallo do?

Gallo (Riso Gallo) began in 1856 when founder Giobatta Preve started moving grains between Argentina and Italy, it is one of the oldest rice-growing companies in Italy.

In which areas does Gallo perform well?

Gallo performs well for our GM criteria, as all of its products are GMO free. It also gets a top rating for its Environmental Report as its Sustainability page contains information about its use of FSC packaging and sustainable farming. Find out more about our ethical criteria.

What can Gallo do to improve its score?

The above benchmark score that Gallo is awarded on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Pasta, Pulses & Rice Ratings Table is the result of an evaluation of multiple ethical criteria.

As Gallo already receives a top score in the Ethical Pasta, Pulses & Rice sector, The Good Shopping Guide encourages it to get in touch and apply for Ethical Accreditation. After sending in its application, Gallo 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, please contact us or complete a Free Initial Assessment form.

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