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Nomad Foods included in 2022 Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index for second year in a row

  • Largest frozen food producer in Europe ranked in the top nineteen percentile (globally) and as the second highest ranked company in Europe, within the food product industry group.
  • Nomad Foods also received a maximum score of 100 in Health & Wellbeing (fourth consecutive year) and Environmental Reporting (second consecutive year)

FELTHAM, England – December 13, 2022 – Nomad Foods Limited (NYSE: NOMD), Europe’s leading frozen food company, has today announced that it is included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index (DJSI Europe) for the second year in a row. Nomad Foods is the second highest ranked company in Europe, within the food product industry group.

Nomad Foods ranked in the top nineteen percentile globally and received a score of 55 out of 100, well above the global industry average of 371. It also achieved top scores in Health & Wellbeing and Environmental Reporting and improved its score across twelve other categories including Food Loss & Waste, Human Rights, and Sustainable Agricultural Practices.

Stéfan Descheemaeker, Nomad Foods’ Chief Executive Officer, said, “As the leading frozen food company in Europe, I am very proud of the continued hard work that has underpinned year on year improvements in our scores and delighted that we are a part of the DJSI Europe index for the second year running.

At Nomad Foods, our purpose is to serve the world with better food and that means providing delicious, nutritious and affordable products that are a great choice for consumers and the planet. This ranking is further evidence of us living up to that purpose and being part of the wider movement to help consumers eat sustainably.”

Last year, Nomad Foods had its carbon reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative, consistent with what is required to keep global warming to 1.5°C, the most ambitious goal of the Paris Climate Agreement. In addition, the Company is committed to the Business Ambition for 1.5°C campaign as well as the UN’s Race to Zero, underpinning the significant progress already made under its ‘Eating for the Planet’ sustainability strategy.

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Nomad Foods Media Contacts:

Sam Fulton
Group Director of Corporate Affairs & Sustainability
+44 7936 924691

Oliver Thomas
Corporate Affairs Manager
+44 7568 108744

About Nomad Foods

Nomad Foods (NYSE: NOMD) is Europe’s leading frozen food company. The company's portfolio of iconic brands, which includes Birds Eye, Findus, iglo, Ledo and Frikom, have been a part of consumers' meals for generations, standing for great tasting food that is convenient, high quality and nutritious. Nomad Foods is headquartered in the United Kingdom. Additional information may be found at

Notes to editors:

 1 Score as of December 9, 2022

 About the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

The DJSI, including the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), were launched in 1999 as the pioneering series of global sustainability benchmarks available in the market. The index family is comprised of global, regional and country benchmarks.

The DJSI World applies a transparent, rules-based constituent selection process based on the companies' S&P Global ESG Score resulting from the annual S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). The CSA consists of a rigorous questionnaire assessing both public and non-public data submitted by participating companies. This year, more than 10,000 publicly traded companies were invited to participate in the S&P Global CSA.

For the full results and list of DJSI constituents:

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