2006

If you are looking to get the inside scoop on Unilever and the brands you love, you've come to the right place.

Latest press releases

Michael B. Polk named to lead Unilever's Americas region
12/19/06:

Unilever announced today that Michael B. Polk, currently Group Vice President and President Unilever United States, has been named President Americas region.   Polk is succeeding John Rice who has decided to retire after 25 years of service.  

Dove real women challenged to be creative
12/14/06:

A chance to create the next dove TV commercial.

Unilever issues allergy alert on undeclared milk in limited jars of Ragu® Pasta Sauce, Old World Style, Marinara
12/13/06:

Unilever of Englewood Cliffs, N.J., in cooperation with the FDA, is voluntarily recalling “Ragu® Pasta Sauce, Old World Style, Marinara” because it contains undeclared milk. The formula also contains ground beef.

Unilever U.S. consolidates several offices
10/25/06:

Unilever U.S. consolidates several offices affecting more than 800 employees. Move aimed at enabling company to better compete in the United States marketplace.

Unilever voluntarily issues expanded recall and allergy alert
10/19/06:

Unilever of Englewood Cliffs, NJ voluntarily issues expanded recall and allergy alert on undeclared milk in certain Knorr®-Lipton® “Sides”, all of which were manufactured in one facility and are listed below.

Unilever United States launches new Choices program
09/18/06:

Front-Of-pack nutritional logo delivers product specific benchmarks based on U.S. dietary guidelines to help consumers reduce their intake of trans fat, saturated fat, sodium and added sugars.

ABC Television Network and Slim-Fast announce the Slim-Fast Dance Challenge on “Dancing with the Stars”
09/07/06:

Brand-new segment partners #1 weight-loss brand with ABC’s "Dancing with the Stars"

Unilever to send 3000 children to America's national parks
07/18/06:

Unilever sends boys and girls club children to America's best classroom - many for the first time.

Step aside Jessica Rabbit, there's a new girl in town!
07/17/06:

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! Launches Soap Opera ‘Webisodes’ That Dish Up Passion, Romance and Deception—and the Chance to Win $20,000

Sunsilk™ hosts the ultimate "coming out" party
07/13/06:

Mario Cantone Introduces the Hottest New Threesomes

Unilever's Sunsilk™ to debut in the US
07/12/06:

A serious problem solving brand that doesn't take itself too seriously.

LIPTON Tea Congratulates Kristin Armstrong of TEAm LIPTON On Her Second National US Time Trial Championship
07/10/06:

LIPTON®Tea congratulates TEAm LIPTON's Kristin Armstrong of Boise, Idaho for winning the U.S. National Time Trial Championships this week posting the fastest splits along the entire 30-kilometer course.

Unilever's Hispanic Market Study uncovers new shopper insights into the nation's fastest growing consumer group
05/08/06:

Behavior-Based Research provides retailers real in-store solutions

Independent expert panel recommends tea second only to water as a healthy beverage
05/01/06:

LIPTON(R) Live Well Challenge Helps Consumers Infuse Vitality Into a Healthy Lifestyle by Drinking Tea and Getting Active

New Jersey firm recalls chicken noodle soup product due to undeclared allergen
03/14/06:

Unilever is voluntarily recalling 36,560 pounds of chicken noodle soup due to an undeclared allergen (milk protein).

Unilever United States recalls meatball products due to undeclared allergen
03/07/06:

Unilever is voluntarily recalling certain 24-ounce bags of its Bertolli meatball and pasta products.

Felicity Huffman reveals her dreams in world premiere webisodes
02/20/06:

Leading lady discovers secrets from iconic TV moms

More than 600 Unilever executives took part in community service projects throughout Las Vegas during annual sales meeting
02/06/06:

Executives learned the true meaning of "sweat equity" as they partnered with Habitat for Humanity, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas and Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

TEAm Lipton, all female pro cycling team, make first – ever appearance on the Daytona 500 track
02/06/06:

Kasey Kahne prepares for Daytona 500 by cycling with all-female cycling squad.

Fabio returns to launch new better than ever I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!
02/03/06:

New ad campaign to debut the day after the Super Bowl.

Unilever appoints Kevin George to Vice President & General Manager, Deodorant Business
01/27/06:

Marketing executive to lead Unilever's fastest growing business unit.

Unilever appoints Todd Tillemans to Vice President & General Manager, U.S. Skin business
01/19/06:

Seasoned executive is tapped to lead key business unit in the US.

National survey reveals Americans still need to be educated on USDA guidelines for incorporating whole grains into their diets
01/18/06:

Whole Grains Council and Knorr®- Lipton® Sides™ survey shows that 68% of adults are unaware that they should consume at least three daily servings of whole grains.

Bertolli frozen dinners introduces four new restaurant-quality varieties building on its successful 2005 launch
01/13/06:

Consumers have even more choice as Bertolli adds more restaurant-inspired meals to its successful line of frozen dinners.