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How ethical is Goodlife?

Goodlife is a plant-based food brand which has a below-benchmark score on The Good Shopping Guide’s  Ethical Vegan & Vegetarian Foods Ratings Table. Although Goodlife has not yet met our ethical benchmark, we hope to see the brand make progress in the future.

We would have extra confidence in Goodlife if it applied for Ethical Accreditation, whereby The Good Shopping Guide would make further detailed assessment and recommendations for ethical improvement.

Find out more about the ethical issues facing the Ethical Vegan & Vegetarian Foods sector.

What does Goodlife do?

Goodlife is a plant-based food brand with factories across Europe. It was created in the 1950s and began producing meat-free products in 1992.

In which areas does Goodlife perform poorly?

Goodlife was marked down under our criteria for Organic and Vegetarian due to a lack of certification. It is given a middle rating for its Environmental Report as its ‘Our Story’ page lacks detail other than stating its mission to make ethical food.

Find out more about how we rate by exploring our ethical criteria.

Past Criticisms of Goodlife’s record

We did not find any past criticisms of Goodlife.


In which areas does Goodlife score well for its ethics?

We found no public record criticisms of Goodlife relating to; GM, Nuclear, Fossil Fuels, Animal Welfare, Political Donations or Armaments, therefore the brand scores well for these criteria. Find out more about how we rate.

How can Goodlife improve its ethical rating?

The below-benchmark score that Goodlife is awarded with on The Good Shopping Guide’s  Ethical Vegan & Vegetarian Foods Ratings Table is the result of an evaluation of multiple ethical criteria.

To reach our minimum ethical benchmark and qualify for Ethical Accreditation, Goodlife has some issues to resolve, including its lack of a non-GMO statement. If it applies for Ethical Accreditation, The Good Shopping Guide will be able to give Goodlife some guidance to improve on these areas.

Were you aware that your brand could benefit from Ethical Accreditation? Brands accredited by The Good Shopping Guide can display our Ethical Mark, showcasing to consumers that it is an ethical and sustainable brand. If you’re interested in learning more, please contact us or complete a Free Initial Assessment form.

Ethical performance in category


GSG score


GSG category benchmark


Ethical Rating


  • Environmental Report


  • Genetic Modification


  • Organic


  • Nuclear Power


  • Fossil Fuels



  • Animal Welfare


  • Vegetarian/Vegan Verified



  • Armaments


  • Political Donations



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


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