2005

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Latest press releases

Knorr®-Lipton® launches first mainstream side dish made with whole grains
12/19/05:

Knorr®- Lipton®Sides™ made with whole grains offers a “whole” new way to do dinner -- Whole Grains Council Partnership supports launch.

Landmark study finds tea consumption associated with reduced risk of ovarian cancer
12/12/05:

New findings on black tea consumption are published in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

Unilever to make Country Crock® Soft Spreads trans-fat-free
12/02/05:

Reformulation adds nutritional benefits while preserving the “country fresh taste” of America’s best-loved soft spreads.

Unilever Voluntarily Initiates The Recall Of Shedd's Country Crock Macroni & Cheese Side Dishes
11/11/05:

Allergy alert: product may contain eggs, a known allergen, which is not declared on the label.

Suave® & Dollar General® salute the value of education with scholarship funding
11/07/05:

Nationwide Contest Awards more than $85 000 in Scholarships

Unilever's 2005 habitat for humanity build begins in Paterson
10/19/05:

Unilever employees from NJ and CT learn true meaning of "wweat equity" as they volunteer and build new home for deserving family.

Unilever appoints two senior level executives to new positions
10/13/05:

Michael Polk to lead Unilever's Foods and Home and Personal Care Business in the U.S. Alan Jope to lead Global Spreads, Cooking Products & Dressings, Foods Category. 

Kasey Kahne drives the No.6 Ragu® Dodge to victory lane for Unilever's first NASCAR Busch series victory
10/10/05:

Kahne edges Biffle by inches to win at Kansas speedway.

Unilever announces new marketing shared services & brand building with customer organizations
10/05/05:

Laura Klauberg and Lisa Klauser to lead new capability designed to build excellence in marketing.

Unilever signs multi-year NASCAR Busch series deal with Evernham Motorsports
09/09/05:

The Ultimate Chargers begins with upcoming 2006 season.

Unilever United states makes $2.6 million product donation & $1 million cash donation to support Katrina disaster relief
09/01/05:

Unilever responds to growing need for basic supplies.

Lipton - the proof is in the leaves: is black the new green?
08/17/05:

Research proves black tea as powerful as green, yet consumers don't recognize health benefits.

Degree® For Men & poker pro Phil Gordon go all-in
08/09/05:

Poker boot camp launches today to teach men when to risk their chips. 

Lipton brings café-style teas to homes across America
08/08/05:

New Lipton®Premium Tea Pods specially formulated for use in one-cup home brewing systems.

New additions to Country Crock side dishes™ line promises to make this winter a warm one
08/02/05:

From cheddar broccoli rice to mashed sweet potatoes, Country Crock Side Dishes puts the "c" in comfort. 

Unilever recognizes national merit scholars 2005
07/25/05:

Total of $168 000 in scholarship grants awarded to sons and daughters of Unilever employees for academic excellence.

Dove body wash introduces new national campaign
07/11/05:

Integrated multi-agency plan results in innovative marketing hybrid.

Seven Unilever beauty brands engage latinas in beauty converstions & provide attainable beauty solutions
07/12/05:

Integrated multimedia campaign is most effective way to reach Latino consumers.

Real women bare their real curves
06/23/05:

Real women bare their curves as part of Dove's global campaign to widen the definition of beauty.

New ready-to-drink iced tea options from Lipton help you stay cool in the the heat
06/21/05:

Studies show that drinking tea is a good source of hydration.

Mojo Master™, the first virtual fantasy game of seduction goes live for free online gamplay
06/20/05:

Developed for AXE by WildTangent, Mojo Master unlocks the mysteries of virtual girls using humorous and outrageous, over-the-top moves.


 

Unilever R&D center opens in Trumbull
06/08/05:

Dove®, Caress®, Lux®, Ponds®, Vaseline® and Axe® are developed in CT's backyard.

Discover America: win a park getaway this summer!
06/07/05:

Lipton Tea and the National Park Foundation give away three adventure vacations.

Q-Tips helps three special women "get gorgeous" for their big days
06/06/05:

Chicago bride-to-be, Dallas high school reunion hopeful and New Hampshire prom-goer each win $20,000 to help make their beauty dreams a reality.

Shake up your Memorial Day weekend with Lipton®
05/26/05:

New products meet the needs of today’s health-conscious and active consumer.

Unilever sells Prestige fragrance business
05/20/05:

Unilever to sell its fragrance business, Unilever Cosmetics International, to Coty, Inc. in the United States.

New study finds tea provides more than 50% flavanoid antioxidants in the U.S. diet
05/16/05:

Flavanoid intake may be inversely associated with incidence of several chronic diseases.

Lipton® Tea introduces new AOXTM seal on tea beverages
05/17/05:

Guarantees Naturally Protective Antioxidants In Every Sip

Unilever adds vitality to America's National Parks
04/27/05:

Unilever's commitment to America’s National Parks to exceed $22M in four years. Focus will be on Junior Rangers, recreation and sustainability.

Unilever unveils breakthrough shopper study that shows how Americans shop today
04/13/05:

Trip Management: The Next Big Thing" report reveals 62% of consumers rely on quick trips for groceries and meals; major stock-ups account for only 13% of trips.

Chicago public schools announces 2005 Suave Performance Plus Teacher Award finalists
04/07/05:

Michelle Obama, Whitney Young graduate and wife of Senator Barack Obama, to deliver keynote address at April 28 award ceremony. 

Hellmann's canola mayonnaise helps to maintain heart health
03/30/05:

Hellmann's launches the first national real mayonnaise product made with the goodness of canola oil.  

Ragu® launches new line of organic sauces
03/30/05:

Survey shows that parents are looking for more organic choices for their kids.

LIPTON gears up
03/29/05:

TEAm Lipton’s 2005 world-class circuit showcases the power of tea.

New Breyers ice cream line offers solution to "healthy" ice cream confusion
02/28/05:

'Smart' products will simplify shopping for ice cream.

Trump Shocked After Both Teams From NBC’S “THE APPRENTICE” Fail The Dove® Cool Moisture Challenge
02/11/05:

Dove offers to send Kristen to marketing boot camp after both teams fail.

Ben & Jerry's inaugural ad urges Americans to put aside red and blue differences and think green
01/19/05:

Ben & Jerry's continues a tradition of social advocacy with new advertisement.