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How ethical is Laila?

Laila is a brand which has a below-benchmark score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Pasta, Pulses & Rice Ratings Table. Although Laila has not yet met our ethical benchmark, we hope to see the brand make progress in the future.

We would have extra confidence in Laila if it submitted itself to apply 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 Pasta, Pulses & Rice sector.


What does Laila do?

Laila is a flagship brand of Surya Foods, one of the leading basmati rice manufacturers and suppliers in the UK.

In which areas does Laila perform poorly?

Laila gets a middle rating for GM as it does not have a GMO statement available, and a bottom rating for Organic as it lacks any certification. It also gets a bottom rating for its Environmental Report as there is no information available for this criterion. Find out more about how we rate by exploring our ethical criteria.

Past Criticisms of Laila’s record

We found no past criticisms of Laila.


In which areas does Laila score well for its ethics?

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

How can Laila improve its ethical rating?

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

To reach our minimum ethical benchmark and qualify for Ethical Accreditation, Laila has some issues to resolve, including  its lack of organic certification. If it applies for Ethical Accreditation, The Good Shopping Guide will be able to give Laila some guidance to improve.

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


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GSG category benchmark


Ethical Rating


  • Environmental Report


  • Genetic Modification


  • Organic


  • Nuclear Power


  • Fossil Fuels



  • Animal Welfare



  • Armaments


  • Political Donations



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


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