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Is Healthspan an ethical vitamin and supplement brand? 

Established in 1996, Healthspan is a top-rated vitamins and supplement brand within The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Vitamins & Supplements Sector. As a result of its good score, Healthspan is classed as one of our best vitamin brands and is eligible for Ethical Accreditation.

In order to receive our certification, all Healthspan needs to do is apply. The Good Shopping Guide would offer Healthspan the use of our logo and some tailored advice on how to improve its score further.

Would you like to see how Healthspan compares against other brands within the Ethical Vitamins & Supplements Sector? Have a look at the Vitamins & Supplements Ethical Ratings Table.  The Good Shopping Guide’s Ratings Table can teach you more about the criteria that our top-rated brands have fulfilled to reach our minimum ethical benchmark.

The Good Shopping Guide encourages all brands to adopt more sustainable policies and follow the lead of our top-rated brands like Healthspan.

What does Healthspan receive a top rating for?

As a top-rated brand, Healthspan receives a top score for the majority of our categories including Political Donations, Nuclear Power and Armaments.

However, we are especially pleased with its top score for our Genetic Modification category. Orkla, Healthspan’s parent company, has a policy which opposes the use of GMOs.

Are Healthspan vitamins organic?

Healthspan has not yet received organic certification for its vitamins and supplements. Because of this, it currently receives a bottom rating for our Organic category.

What can Healthspan do to improve its score? 

Healthspan’s above benchmark score within The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Vitamins & Supplements Sector is the result of an assessment of multiple ethical criteria.

As it has a good score in the Ethical Vitamins & Supplements Sector we recommend that Healthspan get in touch and apply for Ethical Accreditation. After receiving its application, The Good Shopping Guide would be able to award Healthspan with our logo. Healthspan would also receive some tips on how to work on its bottom score for our Organic category. This advice could help Healthspan’s position rise further on our Ratings Table.

Were you aware that your Vitamins and Supplements brand could benefit from Ethical Accreditation? Our accredited brands proudly display our logo, showcasing to consumers that its products are ethical and sustainable. The Good Shopping Guide’s Ratings Tables can show you which other brands within the  Ethical Vitamins & Supplements Sector have achieved our ethics and sustainability certification. Would you like to find out more? Please get in touch or fill out 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


  • Irresponsible Marketing


  • Political Donations



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


= GSG Top Rating = GSG Middle Rating = GSG Bottom Rating