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Find out whether a food product is safe, healthy, social and environmentally sustainable. Search or scan a product’s barcode to quickly access the HowGood food database of health, environment and social based ratings on over 100,000 products.

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ACCESS THE LARGEST FOOD DATABASE ON SUSTAINABILITY
HowGood, an independent food research organization, provides the best source of information on the food you buy from the supermarkets with over 100,000 food products ratings that measure the environmental & social impact of a company’s conduct over time, sourcing standards, and processing practices.

SIMPLE RATING SYSTEM
Our rating system highlights the industry leaders, so we only rate the best food products.

// No Rating Earned - If you don’t have anything nice to say...don’t say anything at all.
// Good - Better than the majority of products in its category, worth looking out for.
// Great - Exceptional product, worth spending a little more.
// Best - Industry leader. Purchasing this product will support a better food system.


RIGOROUS RESEARCH FRAMEWORK
Each rating tells a complex story in a simple way. Using over 60 indicators that consider: Management Accountability, Community Impact, Ingredient Sourcing, Growing Practices, Food Processing, Manufacture Impact, Distribution Range. We are then able to compose a detailed, accurate picture of every product we rate.

Sources for our research include: recognized newspapers and magazines; company annual reports; industry publications; official labor union publications; watchdog organizations with sufficient evidence of their claims; legal records; government publications and data; and SEC records.