2012

Latest press releases

Unilever Partners With Feeding America Year-Round To Help Fight Hunger Nationwide
12/19/12:

Donations in 2012 Total More Than 3 Million Pounds in Product and Nearly $850,000

AXE® to Join Roster of 2013 Super Bowl Advertisers
12/18/12:

Appearance Marks the Brand’s First Debut during the Big Game

Hellmann’s Adds a Festive New Flavor for the Football Season: Southwestern Ranch
12/05/12:

Its cool, creamy ranch flavor adds a delicious kick to Game Day recipes.

Ragú® Helps Parents Play Filmmaker This Holiday Season
12/04/12:

New App offers easy, fun way for parents to capture, share and enjoy the quintessential moments of childhood

Unilever Recognized as Best Place to Work by Human Rights Campaign
11/23/12:

Company Scores 100 Percent Rating on 2013 LGBT Equality Index

Axe Hair’s “Splitting Hairs” Comedy Tour Brings Top Comedians Together to Decode What the Opposite Sex is Thinking
11/08/12:

Abby Elliott, Owen Benjamin and David Koechner will headline six-city tour and deliberate hot button issues between guys and girls, from first impressions to total turn-offs

Unilever CEO Challenges Youth Leaders to Remake Capitalism
10/19/12:

Unilever CEO Paul Polman addressed 1,300 young leaders from 182 countries during the third annual One Young World Summit

Collaborate to Innovate: Unilever seeks help with new technical challenges to support sustainable growth
10/10/12:

Company’s new Open Innovation portal receives over 1000 ideas after six months

Unilever® and Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market Partner with the Arbor Day Foundation to Green Arizona, California, and Nevada
09/26/12:

“Buy any Three, Plant a Tree” Initiative Will Provide 25,000 Trees to Local Communities

Unilever Named as Working Mother 100 Best Company
09/18/12:

For Leadership on Creating Family-Friendly Policy & Culture

AXE Showerpooling Gets Guys and Girls in on the Action of Water Conservation
09/18/12:

New Survey Reveals the Good, the Bad and the Dirty About Showering Habits in the U.S.

Unilever and Save the Children launch global partnership
09/14/12:

The Unilever Foundation and Save the Children launched a global partnership today. The partnership aims to save millions of lives among young children and mothers in China, Nigeria, Bangladesh and Kenya.

Unilever Named in Top Spot on Dow Jones Sustainability Index
09/14/12:

Unilever has been named as the sustainability leader in the Food & Beverage super-sector of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI).

Skippy® Continues to Make Nutrition Delicious with Introduction of Skippy® Natural Creamy with 1/3 Less Sodium and Sugar
09/05/12:

Skippy®, one of America’s favorite peanut butter brands for close to 80 years, is introducing Skippy® Natural Creamy with 1/3 Less Sodium and Sugar, offering the great natural peanut butter taste families love with 1/3 less sodium and sugar than regular Skippy® Creamy Peanut Butter.

Unilever Completes Sale of Frozen Meals Portfolio in North America
08/20/12:

Unilever today announced that it has completed the sale of its North America frozen meals business.

Unilever Announces Closure of U.S. Bond Issue
08/02/12:

Unilever announced that the $1 billion bond,consisting of $450 million Fixed Rate Notes due 30th July 2015 and $550 million Fixed RateNotes due 2nd August 2017, launched on July 30, closed today.

Unilever Prices a $1 Billion Bond on the U.S. Market
07/31/12:

Unilever yesterday priced a double-tranche $1.0 billion (ca. €0.8 billion) bond on the U.S. market: $450 million 0.45 per cent Fixed Rate Notes due 30th July 2015 and $550 million 0.85 per cent Fixed Rate Notes due 2nd August 2017. The anticipated closing date of the offering is 2nd August 2012.

Unilever Agrees to Sell Frozen Meals Portfolio in North America
07/30/12:

Unilever today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for the sale of its North America frozen meals business to ConAgra Foods, Inc. for a total cash consideration of $265 million.

TRESemmé® Makes a Splash at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 Collections
07/19/12:

Suit up in Style with Runway-ready, Beach-worthy Hair

Unilever Named A Best Employer For Healthy Lifestyles By National Business Group On Health
06/29/12:

Unilever Amoung 66 Employers Recognized For Promoting Healthy Workplaces And Lifestyles

Unilever Partners with PSI and Facebook to Launch Waterworks™
06/22/12:

Program will deliver clean drinking water to communities in need

Unilever and UNICEF partner to help bring sanitation to over 400,000 people
06/18/12:

The Unilever Foundation and Domestos have joined forces with UNICEF to support UNICEF’s Community Approaches to Total Sanitation (CATS) program

Hellmann’s® Teams Up with Celebrity Chefs Tim Love and Hugh Acheson at 30th Annual FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen
06/14/12:

America’s Favorite Mayonnaise Marks its Move to Cage-Free Eggs with a Celebration of REAL, Delicious Food at One of the Nation’s Most Celebrated Food Festivals

Unilever Issues Allergy Alert on Pints of Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Nougat Crunch Ice Cream
06/12/12:

Sweet Cream Ice Cream with Fudge Covered Wafer Cookies & a Chocolate Nougat Swirl

Magnum ice cream launches ‘Magnum Mini Moments’ Facebook app offering fans unforgettable movie moments from iconic Paramount Pictures’ films
06/06/12:

Search, Clip and Share Favorite Scenes from Top Gun, The Godfather, Grease and many more popular movies

Nexxus Salon Hair Care Announces Multi-Year, Exclusive Partnership with the Tony Awards®
06/05/12:

Becomes First-Ever Official Beauty and Hair Care Partner

Country Crock® and Wounded Warrior Project™ Bring Shared Goals to the Family Table
06/05/12:

Country Crock Commits $100,000 for a Second Year to Help Injured U.S. Service Members; Special Edition Packaging Hits Stores This Month

Unilever Supply Chain Breaks into World Top 10
05/22/12:

Unilever achieved 10th place in the 2012 Gartner Supply Chain Top 25

The Popsicle® Brand Partners with Voice of Nickelodeon’s Spongebob SquarePants to Launch the “Your Yosicle™ Adventure” Contest
05/22/12:

Tom Kenny and Popsicle® Ask Families to Showcase Their Creativity in an Animated Online Script Contest

Hellmann’s® Mayonnaise Dressing with Olive Oil Makes Summer Even More Delicious
05/22/12:

Hellmann’s® is making summer fare even more delicious with a new recipe for Hellmann’s® mayonnaise dressing with Olive Oil

Heidi Klum Unveiled As Face of New Clear Scalp & Hair Beauty Therapy™
05/09/12:

New Premium Hair Care Brand From Unilever Takes A Revolutionary Approach to Stronger, More Beautiful Hair

Axe Shower Teams Up with Supermodel Kate Upton and New York Defensive End Jason Pierre-Paul to Support Fitness Education
04/25/12:

Upton and Pierre-Paul Go Head-to-Head to Launch AXE Sport Blast 2-in-1 Shower Gel + Shampoo

Unilever Reports on First Year’s Progress Against Ground-Breaking Sustainable Living Plan Targets
04/24/12:

Unilever has published a report on the progress it is making towards meeting its Unilever Sustainable Living Plan targets.

Popsicle® Unveils the Yosicle™
04/19/12:

Unexpected Combination of Classic Ice Pop and Yogurt Hits Store Shelves in Time for Summer

Culinary Artist Clare Crespo Launches Whimsical New Recipe Book where Vegetables are Celebrated Stars
04/18/12:

‘A Very Veggie World’ gets families to go green – and red and orange – by making colorful, nutritious veggies fun AND delicious

Ben & Jerry’s Global Free Cone Day on Tuesday, April 3!
04/02/12:

New Greek Frozen Yogurt & Fun Lead the Festivities at Annual "Thanks" to Fans

Make it Red Hot! Hellmann’s® and Frank’s® RedHot® Launch Limited Edition Flavor
03/22/12:

In its first cross-brand product partnership, Hellmann’s® today announced the launch of a new limited edition flavor: Hellmann’s® Spicy Buffalo with Frank’s® RedHot®.

TRESemmé® Unveils TRESemmé Style Setters; New Digital Series Launches with Actress Nikki Reed Taking Viewers Backstage at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week
03/12/12:

Original Program Produced in Partnership with Alloy Digital and Mindshare Entertainment Offers  Unique Look at the Collaboration between Hairstylists and Designers

UNILEVER - Annual Report on Form 20-F
03/02/12:

Unilever N.V. and Unilever PLC announced that each filed today, March 2, 2012, its Annual Report on Form 20-F, for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

Lipton® Taps Grammy Award-Winning Trio Lady Antebellum to Own the 'Drink Positive' Spirit with Refreshing New Campaign
03/01/12:

Multi-faceted marketing campaign includes national TV, print and online advertising, supporting exciting new products to the Tea category.

Culinary and Entertaining Expert Katie Lee Celebrates Hollywood’s Biggest Night with Dishes Inspired by the Best Picture Nominees
02/21/12:

Five Delicious Recipes Made with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Help Movie Fans Host Award-Winning Home Viewing Parties

Unilever Introduces Simple®: The Sensitive Skin Experts
02/16/12:

The UK’s Number One Facial Skincare Brand Arrives in the U.S.

Unilever and Ben & Jerry's Bring Climate-Friendly Freezer Cabinets to U.S.
02/14/12:

Cooperative effort clears the path with environmental protection agency for earth-friendly refrigerants

TRESemmé® Unlocks the Secret to Chair-Worthy Hair at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week
02/08/12:

Providing Insider Access to the Latest Hair Trends Straight Off The Runway

Strong Growth in 2011 Despite Difficult Markets
02/02/12:

Robust performance in a challenging economic environment

Unilever Launches Global Foundation
01/27/12:

Partnership with five global organisations to deliver sustainable change worldwide launched today at the World Economic Forum in Davos

In a Worldwide First, the New 20th Century Fox Drama 'Touch' Will Launch in More Than 100 Countries
01/23/12:

Coordinated Global Distribution, Marketing and Sponsorship Is a Television First.  Unilever Will Serve as Touch’s Worldwide Advertising Partner.

Bertolli® Frozen Meal Soup Warms Hearts & Stomachs with “Ladles of Love” to Benefit Feeding America
01/18/12:

Program to Help Provide 400,000 Meals to Feeding America for National Soup Month

Nicole Richie Kicks Off Award Season and Shares Her Red Carpet Transformation
01/17/12:

Actress and Designer Invites Women to Discover Keratin by Giving Away 50,000 Products!

Slim-Fast® Helps America Vow to 'WOW!' in 2012
01/17/12:

Experts in beauty, fashion and nutrition launch Slim-Fast Studio WOW! to inspire people to feel and look their best for special moments this year