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Lotus Biscoff

How ethical is Lotus Biscoff?

Lotus Biscoff is a brand of biscuits which has a good score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Biscuits Ratings Table.

With a high GSG score, Lotus Biscoff can be considered an ethical brand. Lotus Biscoff 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 Biscuits sector to follow Lotus Biscoff’s example and adopt more ethical policies and practices.

What does Lotus Biscoff do?

Lotus Biscoff was launched in 1932 in Lembeke, Belgium by Jan Boone Sr. Lotus biscuits are caramelised, individually wrapped biscuits often served with coffee (bis-coff is short for coffee biscuit). The brand also makes a cookie butter spread and ice cream.

In which areas does Lotus Biscoff perform well?

Lotus Biscoff is awarded a high score for its Environmental Report as its parent company, Lotus Bakeries, has reports available covering packaging, carbon emissions and more. Lotus Biscoff also gets a top score for our Organic criterion, as it is certified by The Soil Association. It also has a non-GMO statement so gets a high score for this criterion. Find out more about our ethical criteria.

What can Lotus Biscoff do to improve its score?

The above benchmark score that Lotus Biscoff is awarded on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Biscuits Ratings Table is the result of an evaluation of multiple ethical criteria.

As Lotus Biscoff already receives a top score in the Ethical Biscuits sector, The Good Shopping Guide encourages it to get in touch and apply for Ethical Accreditation. After sending in its application, Lotus Biscoff 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.

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


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