2011

Latest press releases

Unilever Recognized as Best Place to Work by Human Rights Campaign
12/09/11:

Company earns perfect score on 2012 LGBT Equality Index

5th Annual Climate Counts Scorecard shows major corporations making vast improvements on climate strategies
12/07/11:

Scores up 54% from 2007; 10% improvement over 2010; Unilever tops scoring for first time

Unilever Completes Sale of Culver Specialty Brands to B&G Foods, Inc.
11/30/11:

Unilever announced today that it has completed the sale of its Culver Specialty Brands division to B&G Foods, Inc.

Unilever CEO Calls for Consumers to be Part of the Movement for Sustainable Change
11/24/11:

Unilever CEO says a commitment gap between what governments say and what they deliver on sustainability provides an opportunity for business, NGOs and society to step up to the challenge.

Unilever Agrees to Sell Culver Specialty Brands
10/28/11:

Unilever today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with B&G Foods, Inc. to sell its Culver Specialty Brands division.

Unilever to Acquire 82% of Leading Russian Beauty Company Concern Kalina
10/14/11:

Successful brands enhance presence in attractive emerging market, strengthen Personal Care portfolio and create leading position in skin care in Russia.

Slim-Fast® Introduces Its Best Tasting Shakes Ever in New On-the-Go Bottles in Time for Diet Season
10/10/11:

Richer, creamier shakes help you go from now to "wow"

P.F. Chang's Home Menu® Launches Four New Frozen Noodle Entrées
10/06/11:

With the launch of four new frozen noodle entrées from P.F. Chang’s Home Menu®, noodle lovers now have something new to look forward to this National Noodle Day, celebrated on October 6.

ESPN College GameDay Analyst Kirk Herbstreit Huddles with DOVE® Men + Care™ to Share His “Journey to Comfort”
10/03/11:

Herbstreit shares his personal touchdowns and fumbles as part of the Unilever Men’s partnership with ESPN college football

On a Mission to End Menu Monotony, Hellmann’s® and Best Foods® Launch “Chicken Challenge” with Parmesan Crusted Chicken Recipe
09/23/11:

Series of head-to-head chicken dish challenges creates a roster of new recipes to help moms diversify their dinnertime routine

Broadway Video Enterprises and Ben & Jerry's Unveil New 'Saturday Night Live' Inspired Ice Cream
09/07/11:

Legendary Schweddy Balls Sketch Inspires Limited Batch Flavor as Thank You to SNL for 37 Years of Laughter in Advance of Season Premiere

Magnum® Ice Cream Continues to Take the Fashion World by Storm
09/07/11:

The Sweetest Fashion Accessory to Appear at Several Chic Events During Fashion’s Biggest Week in New York

BlogHer and Country Crock® are Proud to Announce a New Community Hub: BlogHerMoms.com
09/01/11:

Former Redbook editor-in-chief and author, Stacy Morrison, will be editor for the new content section.

Unilever Completes Sale of Alberto VO5 Brand in U.S. and Rave Brand Globally to Brynwood Partners VI L.P.
08/31/11:

Unilever Completes Sale of Alberto VO5 Brand in U.S. and Rave Brand Globally to Brynwood Partners VI L.P.

Unilever to Sell Alberto VO5 Brand in the U.S. and Puerto Rico and the Rave Brand Globally
08/24/11:

Unilever reached an agreement to sell the Alberto VO5 brand in the United States and Puerto Rico and the Rave brand globally.

Unilever Issues Allergy Alert for Mislabeled 24-Count Boxes of Popsicle® Sugar Free Orange, Cherry and Grape Flavor
08/11/11:

Unilever United States, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert for Mislabeled 24-Count Boxes of Popsicle® Sugar Free Orange, Cherry and Grape Flavor Due to Undeclared Milk

Groupon and Incentive Targeting Launch Groupons for Grocery in Chicago
07/28/11:

Unilever’s "Summer of Ice Cream" Kicks Off at Jewel-Osco®

New Survey Finds Americans’ Love Affair with Toast is Heating Up
07/12/11:

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Survey Reveals How This Traditional Comfort Food is Slicing Through the Culinary Scene

Unilever Opens New Factory In Mexico
07/05/11:

Mexico becomes manufacturing hub for Axe, Rexona and Dove deodorants in North and Central America

Unilever Announces Reorganization to Futher Drive Growth
06/23/11:

London/Rotterdam: Unilever today announced changes to its category and go-to-market structure to further support its growth plans, especially in its fast-developing businesses in the emerging markets. The new structure allows for a more efficient rollout of increasingly bigger and more scalable innovations, and the optimization of resources behind strategic priorities.

Country Crock Joins Forces with Wounded Warrior Project
06/22/11:

Commits $100,000 to Help America’s Injured Service Members; Introduces Special Edition Packaging to Build Awareness

Unilever Buys First Available Certificates for Sustainable Soy Oil
06/08/11:

Unilever's Next Step in Sustainable Sourcing of Raw Materials

Degree® Gives Women a Motive to Move
06/01/11:

Degree® Women Launches Rewards Program, Putting New Motion-activated Technology to the Test

Hellmann's® Expands 100% Cage-Free Egg Recipes: Hellmann's® Reduced Fat Mayonnaise with Olive Oil and Hellmann’s® Canola Cholesterol Free Mayonnaise
05/16/11:

Brand Closer to Goal of Transitioning All Recipes to 100% Cage-Free Eggs

Unilever Completes Alberto Culver Acquisition
05/10/11:

Unilever Completes Alberto Culver Acquisition

Unilever Receives Approval to Acquire Alberto Culver
05/06/11:

Acquisition Strengthens Unilever’s Global Position in Hair and Skin Care

Unilever Sustainable Living Plan Advances With Recyclebank Partnership
05/03/11:

Companies to Reward Consumers for Taking Small Steps Toward a Big Environmental Impact

Maybe It's the Mayo…Survey Reveals Sandwich-Loving Americans Could Survive Longer without Their Cell Phone than Their Favorite Sandwich
04/18/11:

Celebrity Chef Bobby Flay Teams Up With Hellmann’s® and Best Foods ® Mayonnaise to Encourage Sandwich Lovers to Share Their Passionate Preferences For Sandwich-Making Techniques

Ben & Jerry’s Global Free Cone Day on Tuesday, April 12!
04/10/11:

New Flavors, More Fair Trade Certified Ingredients and New Free Cone Day App Highlight Annual Give-Away to Say “Thanks”

Smelling Salt Tricks the Brain into Lower Sodium Diet
03/21/11:

The breakthrough findings could pave the way for Unilever to help people improve their health by making tasty products with a lower salt content.

Magnum® Ice Cream Makes a Red-Carpet Arrival in U.S. Market
03/18/11:

Karl Lagerfeld and Rachel Bilson Collaborate on Original Film Series Inspired by Magnum Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry’s Says, “Happy 20th Birthday, Cookie Dough!”
03/17/11:

Ben & Jerry’s Celebrates 20 Years of Innovation

Slim•Fast® Ties the Knot with Filene’s Running of the Brides
03/10/11:

Partnership to Help Women Get the Perfect Fit in the Perfect Dress in Time for Wedding Season

Ragú® Launches “Mom’s the Word on Dinner” Program
03/09/11:

Online community invites moms to share their stories about what really happens at dinnertime

UNILEVER - Annual Report on Form 20-F
03/04/11:

Unilever N.V. and Unilever PLC announced that each filed today, March 4, 2011, its Annual Report on Form 20-F, for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010, with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

Unilever Announces Recall of Skippy® Reduced Fat Peanut Butter Spread Due to Possible Health Risk
03/04/11:

Limited Recall of 6 Best-If-Used-By Dates

Jimmy Fallon and Ben & Jerry’s Announce New Ice Cream Flavor – Late Night Snack
03/02/11:

NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Joins With Popular Ice Cream Brand for Unique New Flavor Inspired by “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” Skit

Uncompromising Actress Kim Cattrall Shows Women They Can Have It All With I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Spread
01/27/11:

New Taste Test Finds that Four Out of Five Butter Lovers Agree I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Tastes as Good as Fresh Butter

Ben & Jerry’s Cofounders Honored with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center Annual Salute to Greatness Award
01/17/11:

Ice Cream Entrepreneurs Use the Opportunity to Highlight the Historical and On-going Works of The King Center