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Nicherei has activities across fishery, livestock and processed food businesses, and operates through multiple subsidiaries. Nicherei Foods develops, manufactures and sells frozen foods and other processed foods; Nichirei Fresh procures, processes and sells marine, meat and poultry products; Nichirei Logistics - the largest domestic temperature-controlled logistics group - stores food products and support distribution and Nicherei Bioscience manufactures and sells cell-culture reagents and raw material for cosmetics. Besides its operations in Japan, Nichirei Foods is expanding sales of its product portfolio in North America, while Nichirei Logistics is expanding its business in Europe and China.

Ranking position
#177 /350
Total score
17.4 /100
Measurement area Score (0-100) Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 50.0 /100 #88


#1 16.7 /100 #191


#1 8.3 /100 #173

Social inclusion

#1 16.3 /100 #176
Indicates the score for the top performing company.
Animal proteins #37
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #119

Segment ranking summary

Nichirei operates in the food and beverage manufacturers/processors and the animal proteins segments, ranking 119th out of 233 and 37th out of 92, respectively. Compared to its peers in both segments, Nichirei ranks in the top 25% in the governance and strategy measurement area, with an opportunity for increased disclosure on governance and accountability for sustainable development. The company places in the middle of the pack for the environment, nutrition and social inclusion measurement areas.

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  1. 2023

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Tokyo, Japan
Food and agriculture revenue USD
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Publicly listed
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