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Paleo Ridge

How ethical is Paleo Ridge Raw?

Paleo Ridge Raw, an ethical raw dog food brand based in the UK, is one of The Good Shopping Guide’s top-rated ethical brands and is featured on our list of the Top 200 Ethical Businesses.

The brand receives an excellent Good Shopping Guide ethical score in our Ethical Cat & Dog Food Ratings Table and therefore successfully passes our ethical benchmark. We encourage other companies in the Cat & Dog Food Sector to follow Paleo Ridge Raw’s example and adopt more ethical policies and practices.

In which areas does Paleo Ridge Raw perform well? 

Paleo Ridge Raw performs well across many aspects of our ethical assessment.

Notably, the brand receives 100% in our Environment research category. Paleo Ridge has a firm stance against the use of GMOs and displays clear environmental commitments, therefore receiving a top rating in the Environmental Report and Genetic Modification criteria.

Additionally, Paleo Ridge offers a range of 100% organic meat certified by Organic Farmers & Growers (OF&G) and is awarded a top rating in our Organic criterion.

What makes Paleo Ridge Raw so sustainable?

Paleo Ridge Raw has a range of sustainable initiatives worth noting. Animal welfare is the highest priority for the brand when sourcing products, as it is firmly opposed to animal cruelty and animal testing. With several experienced industry professionals in house, Paleo Ridge takes a firm stance to ensure that all meat is ethically sourced and raised to the highest standards.

The use of sustainable packaging is at the forefront of the company’s strategy. Paleo Ridge was the first raw dog food company to use an environmentally friendly alternative to polystyrene shipping boxes by introducing Woolcool insulation.

How did Paleo Ridge Raw attain Ethical Accreditation? 

Paleo Ridge Raw has attained Ethical Accreditation from The Good Shopping Guide. This involved an application process and a full review of the brand’s ethical policies and practices. Paleo Ridge is subject to an annual review to ensure the company maintains high ethical standards.

As a result, Paleo Ridge is permitted to use our Good Shopping Guide Ethical logo, which certifies the brand’s ethical status and allows consumers to recognise Paleo Ridge as an ethical brand.

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  • Environmental Report


  • Genetic Modification


  • Organic


  • Nuclear Power


  • Fossil Fuels



  • Animal Welfare


  • Vegetarian/Vegan Verified



  • Armaments


  • Political Donations



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


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