Food Made Good

Ratings Explained

Over 6,000 venues and eateries are making food good across the UK,
you might even have noticed our stars on the windows, websites and menus of your favourite places to eat.

This badge shows a commitment to becoming more sustainable. They're working towards their Stars!

One Star demonstrates a good standard of sustainability - earning it is no mean feat!

Two Stars demonstrates an excellent standard of sustainability.

Three Stars demonstrates an exceptional standard of sustainability - going above, beyond and pushing the boundaries of how restaurants and cafés can be run!

Our suppliers have specific products that have been assessed as well as their overall business.

*The year on the badge shows when the business last had a Food Made Good sustainability rating.

Look out for Stars in restaurants, cafés, hotels, airlines, at uni and college, catered sites, events and more…

All of our members gets rated annually across the topics below


Community Engagement

Sharing goodwill, time and expertise to make a positive difference in the community.

Treating People Fairly

Treating employees fairly, paying suppliers on time and ensuring that customers experience the highest levels of service.

Healthy Eating

Ensuring that menu options are well balanced, with reasonable portion sizes and the option for customers to request healthy cooking methods.

Responsible Marketing

Making legal, fair and honest claims about the business’ operations and communicating clearly with customers on sustainability and costs.


Environmentally Positive Farming

Sourcing from farmers that are committed to high environmental stewardship.

Local & Seasonal

Buying locally and seasonally to support British producers and reduce the negative environmental impacts associated with importing produce from abroad.

Sustainable Fish

Sourcing sustainable seafood to help conserve fish stocks, protect the marine environment and offer customers better seafood choices.

Ethical Meat & Dairy

Purchasing high welfare meat and dairy to help combat animal cruelty and protect the environment.

Fair Trade

Sourcing fairly traded produce to ensure producers in the developing world have access to a trade system based on justice and fairness.


Water Saving

Using water wisely and monitoring water consumption to meet the highest possible standards of efficiency.

Workplace Resources

Ensuring that workplace resources, including paper, cleaning products and furnishings, are sourced sustainably.

Supply Chain

A responsible supply chain policy considers the environmental and social impact of logistics, such as the greenhouse gasses emitted during transportation.

Waste Management

Managing waste effectively in order to reduce, reuse and recycle wherever possible.

Energy Efficiency

Improving energy efficiency across all areas saves resources, protects the environment and cuts costs.