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Hula Hoops

Are Hula Hoops crisps ethical and sustainable? 

Created in the United Kingdom in the 1970s, Hula Hoops is a well-known brand of crisps. Within The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Crisps sector, Hula Hoops is a bottom-rated brand with a below-benchmark score. Due to its low score, Hula Hoops is not eligible for Ethical Accreditation, though we hope the brand improves its standards in the future.

Are you interested in seeing how other popular brands rank against Hula Hoops within the Ethical Crisps sector? Have a look at The Good Shopping Guide’s Crisps Ethical Ratings Table. Our Ratings Tables can help you discover more about the criteria that we use to assess each brand.

In which areas does Hula Hoops score well?

Hula Hoops’ parent brand Intersnack Group has a Sustainability Report. Within the report, the company shares its future targets such as reducing waste and carbon emissions. Additionally, Intersnack Group demonstrates evidence of progress. The brand therefore receives a top rating for Environmental Report.

Hula Hoops also attains a top rating in the Animal Welfare criterion, as it has not been linked to any animal abuses or welfare concerns.

In which areas does Hula Hoops score poorly?

Unfortunately, Hula Hoops has not received any vegetarian certification. Because of this, it receives a bottom rating in our Vegetarian/Vegan category.

What can Hula Hoops do to improve its score? 

The ethical rating of a brand is divided into three categories by The Good Shopping Guide: the Environment, Animals and People. Find out more about how we rate.

We encourage Hula Hoops to improve its record in all areas where it receives either a middle or bottom rating. For instance, we recommend that Hula Hoops includes organic and vegetarian/vegan crisps within its product range.

Why not check out The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Accreditation if you work for or with a crisp company that places ethics high on its priority list?

Contact us to learn more, or complete our short form for a Free Initial Assessment.

Ethical performance in category


GSG score


GSG category benchmark


Ethical Rating


  • Environmental Report


  • Genetic Modification


  • Organic


  • Nuclear Power


  • Fossil Fuels


  • Palm Oil Free



  • Animal Welfare


  • Vegetarian/Vegan Verified



  • Armaments


  • Political Donations



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


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