Unilever protein gets UK go ahead
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 the
UK's Food Standards Agency...
Unilever deal aims at added-value future
Unilever revealed yesterday it will sell a stake in some of
its margarine brands in Brazil, as it moves to extend its focus on
Unilever eyes job cuts in France
Unilever is planning to cut up to 200 jobs in France in an effort
to rebuild its business in the country.
Spring sun boosts Unilever ice cream
Ice cream led a European sales rise for Unilever during the first
quarter, largely thanks a warmer start to the year.
Unilever moves closer with GM ice cream protein
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 foods regulation.
Unilever, Provexis collaborate for healthy products
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 over
new IP on related products and processes.
Unilever claims progress in Europe
Unilever crawled back to positive sales growth in Europe during
2006 with solid performances in ice cream, tea and heart health
Unilever announces major food R&D reshuffle
Unilever plans to reshape its European foods R&D organisation
in order to 'further enable differentiated innovation'.
Unilever profits slump in tough third quarter
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 presents 'manifesto' to food industry
Unilever CEO Patrick Cescau presented his 'manifesto for the food
industry' to the CIAA Congress last week.
Unilever's revolutionary GM ice cream protein challenged
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 fishing for low-fat ice cream
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 please health conscious
Unilever's Flora health claims unproven
Unilever must change its British television advert for Flora
pro.activ margarine as it contains unsubstantiated health claims,
said the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).
Production stoppage leaves bitter taste for Unilever
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's Pro-Activ to be reimbursed by French insurer
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