Thursday 9 September 2021

Nomad Foods takes Birds Eye view on science-based targets

Nomad Foods takes Birds Eye view on science-based targets

Frozen food giant Nomad Foods, the parent company of Birds Eye, has joined the UN’s ‘Race to Zero’ and set new science-based targets to reduce its emissions.

Verified by the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi), its targets include a 45% reduction in Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions per tonne of product produced, a 25% reduction in absolute emissions and to ensure that 75% of Nomad Foods’ suppliers have set science-based targets themselves by 2025.

The new targets build on its progress within the last year of reducing its absolute emissions by 11% and its prior commitment to halve food waste in supply chains by 2030.

By October of this year, Nomad Foods will move to 100% renewable electricity across all its factories.

Stéfan Descheemaeker, CEO at Nomad Foods, said: “We have a diverse supply chain that spans from fisheries to farming and accounts for almost 80% of our greenhouse gas emissions.

“I’m very proud of the work we are doing to collaborate with suppliers and deliver the wider change needed to help consumers eat sustainably.”

Written by

Bruna Pinhoni

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