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St Helen’s Farm

How ethical is St Helen’s Farm?

St Helen’s Farm produces goat’s milk yoghurt and has a below-benchmark score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Yoghurt Ratings Table. Although St Helen’s Farm has not yet met our ethical benchmark, we hope to see the brand make progress in the future.

We would have extra confidence in St Helen’s Farm 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 Yoghurt sector.

What does St Helen’s Farm do?

St Helen’s Farm is a family owned business which makes goat products. These include butter, milk, cheese and yoghurt.

In which areas does St Helen’s Farm perform poorly?

St Helen’s Farm was marked down under our criteria for its Environmental Report as there is no information available for this criterion. It also receives a bottom rating for our Organic and Vegetarian criteria due to a lack of certification.

St Helen’s Farm also gets a bottom score for Animal Welfare as it was alleged that animal cruelty was taking place at a farm supplying milk to the company. Find out more about how we rate by exploring our ethical criteria.

Past Criticisms of St Helen’s Farm’s record

In 2022 St Helen’s Farm was fined for safety breaches following the death of a farm worker at one of its farms in 2018.

In which areas does St Helen’s Farm score well for its ethics?

We found no public record criticisms of St Helen’s Farm relating to Nuclear, Fossil Fuels, Political Donations or Armaments, so it scores well for these criteria. We found no criticisms relating to GM, and St Helen’s Farm does not have a statement about them, so the brand is awarded a middle rating for GMOs.

How can St Helen’s Farm improve its ethical rating?

The below-benchmark score that St Helen’s Farm is awarded with on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Yoghurt Ratings Table is the result of an evaluation of multiple ethical criteria.

To reach our minimum ethical benchmark and qualify for Ethical Accreditation, St Helen’s Farm has many issues to resolve, including its lack of an Environmental Report or Organic and Vegetarian certification. If it applies for Ethical Accreditation, The Good Shopping Guide will be able to give St Helen’s Farm some guidance to improve on these areas.

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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Ethical Rating


  • 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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