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Top of chemicals sector for sixth year running

17 April 2023: Croda International Plc, the name behind high-performance ingredients and technologies that feature in many of the world’s most successful brands, is celebrating being voted, for the sixth year running, the UK’s top chemical business in the annual Britain’s Most Admired Companies 2022 study.

Winning its sector across 12 of the 13 key criteria companies were rated on, Croda also placed 14th overall, from the 259 leading British companies across 28 sectors that were part of the study.

Established in 1990, Britain’s Most Admired Companies is the UK’s longest running annual survey of corporate reputation. The competition is unique in that the winners are voted by board representatives, analysts and City commentators. The awards recognise factors critical to business success across categories, including sustainability, quality of products and services, inspirational leadership, ability to attract, develop, and retain top talent and capacity to innovate.

Commenting on the incredible achievement, Steve Foots, Chief Executive of Croda said: “Being voted top of the UK chemicals sector for the sixth time is an amazing achievement. I am always extremely proud to win this award as it is voted for by our peers and organisations that we admire.

This award really is thanks to every one of our employees at Croda, their hard work and dedication in bringing our Purpose to life thorough sustainability and innovation.”  


For more information, please contact:
Jennifer Ward-Trickey
Corporate Communications Manager
+44 (0)1405 864832