Unilever targets Russia for ice cream expansion
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.
News briefs: Starbucks, Danone and Unilever hostage scare
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 improve operational
Unilever sells Boursin to Le Groupe Bel
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.
Unilever results show sharp recovery
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 wields cleaver to Euro workforce
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 takes aggressive stance for growth aims
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 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.