Unilever’s activities in the developing and emerging markets and the US have proved key to growth in Q1, but private label presents a challenge to brands.
Low-fat ice cream made with GM yeast to ensure a creamy consistency may soon be possible in Europe following the European Food Standards Authority’s (EFSA) opinion on Unilever’s novel technology....
Unilever's new global Centre of Excellence Ice Foods is aimed at increasing ice cream innovation by developing healthier products that are more exciting and provide varied sensory experiences.
Unilever posted a 5 per cent improvement in sales during the full fiscal year, on the back of its increased focus on products with vitality benefits, emerging markets and personal care.
Unilever is to extend its presence within ice cream manufacture after announcing this week that it has agreed to acquire Russian ice cream company Inmarko.
This week, Starbucks drops organic milk form its US stores, a Unilever manager is held at his own plant by angry workers and Danone teams up with its suppliers to...
Unilever has sold the soft cheese brand Boursin to Le Groupe Bel for €400m as part of its plan to shed peripheral brands and re-ignite its top line growth.
Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever today reported a steep increase in its third quarter profits on lower charges and improved sales, though the company's personal care division showed a less...
Unilever's European workforce will bear the brunt of the company's proposed 20,000 job cuts over the next four years, a company spokesperson said today.
Unilever today announced it will cut 20,000 jobs, accounting for 11 per cent of its total workforce, as part of a new "aggressive" growth strategy for its operations.
Unilever's plans to adopt a new protein for ice cream production that uses a genetically modified (GM) ingredient came a step closer to fruition today after receiving provisional approval from...
Unilever revealed yesterday it will sell a stake in some of its margarine brands in Brazil, as it moves to extend its focus on functional foods.
Unilever is planning to cut up to 200 jobs in France in an effort to rebuild its business in the country.
Ice cream led a European sales rise for Unilever during the first quarter, largely thanks a warmer start to the year.
Low fat ice cream made using a GM yeast moved closer to being approved for the European market, as the FSA published its draft opinion on Unilever technology under novel...
The identity of the mystery multinational with which Provexis has been exploring new formats of its Fruitflow technology is unveiled as Unilever; and the two companies also plan to collaborate...
Unilever crawled back to positive sales growth in Europe during 2006 with solid performances in ice cream, tea and heart health foods.
Unilever plans to reshape its European foods R&D organisation in order to 'further enable differentiated innovation'.
Food manufacturer Unilever has reported a 20 per cent decrease in third quarter pre-tax profit of 1.12bn, despite bucking the trend in the European market.
Unilever CEO Patrick Cescau presented his 'manifesto for the food industry' to the CIAA Congress last week.
A group of scientists has claimed that Unilever's genetically modified (GM) fish antifreeze protein for ice cream should not be approved without further comprehensive tests.
Unilever has developed a new genetically modified protein that it says will serve up low-fat ice cream without compromising on taste, as ice cream firms step up the race to...
Unilever must change its British television advert for Flora pro.activ margarine as it contains unsubstantiated health claims, said the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).
A breakdown in the processing method of Unilever's Flora Original Spread brand in the UK has led the company to recall some of the product throughout the country.
Unilever said yesterday that it had signed a deal with Maaf Assurances that will see the French insurer reimbursing policyholders for consumption of its cholesterol-lowering Pro-Activ range.