Unilever’s Ben & Jerry’s forms dairy advisory council for sustainability support

USA – Unilever’s Ben & Jerry’s has formed a new dairy advisory council to provide guidance on sustainable agriculture and product manufacturing. The new Dairy Advisory Council comprised of experts in environmental health, the animal […]

Unilever’s Graze introduces Wow Bakes range of oat-based snacks

UK – Graze, the UK-based snack brand owned by Unilever, is launching a new oat-based snack line that contains under 100 calories per serving. Called Wow Bakes, the range will be available in four flavours: […]

Unilever Tea commissions US$21.5m tea processing plant in Tanzania

TANZANIA – Unilever Tea Tanzania Limited (UTT), has commissioned a US$21.5 million (Tzs 49.6 billion) state-of-the-art tea processing plant as it counties to make inroads in the sector. The modern facility has a capacity of […]

Unilever South Africa introduces 100% recycled and recyclable packaging bottles

SOUTH AFRICA – Unilever South Africa has introduced bottles made from 100% recycled plastic as well as being fully recyclable in its Sunlight Dishwashing Liquid product line as it seeks to reduce its environment footprint. […]

Unilever, Kraft Heinz, Walmart pledge to tackle food waste in Canada

CANADA – Food industry players including Kraft Heinz, Loblaw Companies Ltd, Maple Leaf Foods, Metro Inc, Save-On-Foods, Sobeys Inc, Unilever and Walmart have pledged to tackle food waste in Canada. The eight leading Canadian companies […]

Unilever to acquire Horlicks and GSK’s nutrition business for US$3.8b

INDIA – The global consumer goods leader, Unilever has agreed to acquire malted drinks brand, Horlicks and other GlaxoSmithKline’s Indian consumer healthcare products in a transaction worth US$3.8 billion (3.3 billion Euros). The transaction will […]

Unilever may top Nestle in US$3.4b cash bid for GSK nutrition business

INDIA – The British consumer goods giant, Unilever may walk away with the Glaxo SmithKline’s nutrition business with a US$3.4 billion all-cash offer for a 72.5% stake, according to a person with direct knowledge of […]

Unilever CEO to retire, Alan Jope named successor effective January 1

NETHERLANDS – Consumer products multinational Unilever Plc has announced that Chief Executive Officer, Paul Polman is set to retire from the company and will be replaced by Alan Jope, who is president of the company’s […]