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Mallow & Marsh

How ethical is Mallow & Marsh?

Mallow & Marsh is a brand of sweets owned by The Serious Sweet Company Ltd which has a good score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Sweets Ratings Table.

With a GSG score of 71, Mallow & Marsh can be considered an ethical brand. Mallow & Marsh 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 Sweets sector to follow Mallow & Marsh’s example and adopt more ethical policies and practices.

What does Mallow & Marsh do?

Mallow & Marsh products are handmade in the UK with no palm oil or artificial flavours.

In which areas does Mallow & Marsh perform well?

Mallow & Marsh performs well for the fact it doesn’t use palm oil in its products, so it gets a top rating for the Palm Oil Free criterion.

We found no links between Mallow & Marsh and the Nuclear and Fossil Fuels industries. Mallow & Marsh therefore receives a top rating for these criteria.

Find out more about our ethical criteria.

What can Mallow & Marsh do to improve its score?

The above benchmark score that Mallow & Marsh is awarded on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Sweets Ratings Table is the result of an evaluation of multiple ethical criteria.

As Mallow & Marsh already receives a top score in the Ethical Sweets sector, The Good Shopping Guide encourages it to get in touch and apply for Ethical Accreditation. After sending in its application, Mallow & Marsh will be offered the use of The Good Shopping Guide Ethical Mark.

Mallow & Marsh could further improve its score by publishing more information about its ethos and sustainability goals. As we were unable to find this information, Mallow & Marsh received a bottom rating for Environmental Report.

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 about how to attain Ethical Accreditation, 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


  • Nuclear Power


  • Fossil Fuels


  • Palm Oil Free



  • Animal Welfare


  • Vegetarian/Vegan Verified



  • Armaments


  • Political Donations



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


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