Profile: Unilever PLC (UL)
27 Oct 2016
Unilever PLC, incorporated on June 21, 1894, is a supplier of food, home and personal care products. The Company's portfolio ranges from nutritionally balanced foods to indulgent ice creams, soaps, shampoos and household care products. The Company operates through four segments: Personal Care, Foods, Home Care and Refreshment. It also offers Pureit, which is an in-home water purifier. The Company has approximately 400 brands found in homes around the world, including Persil, Dove, Knorr, Domestos, Hellmann's, Lipton, Wall's, PG Tips, Ben & Jerry's, Marmite, Magnum and Lynx. The Company operates in over 190 countries.
The Company's Personal Care segment includes sales of skin care and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products. The Company's Personal Care segment brands include Axe, Dove, Lifebouy, Lux, Rexona, Signal, Sunsilk, aviance, Badeads, Breeze, BRUT, Caress, Citra, CLEAR, closeup, CONSORT, dusch das, ESKINOL, Fair & Lovely and Fissan baby.
The Company's Foods segment includes sales of soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines and spreads. The Company's Foods segment brands include Becel, BlueBand, FLORA, HELLMANN's, Knorr, Lipton, MAGNUM, Ades, AMORA, ARiSCO, Brooke Bond, BRU, Calve, Continental and Cornetto.
The Company's Homecare segment includes sales of home care products, such as powders, liquids and capsules, soap bars and a range of cleaning products. The Company's Homecare segment brands include Comfort, Domestos, OMO, Surf, ala, Biotex, Brilhante, Cajoline, Cif, Coral, Drive, Jif, Persil, PURO, RIN, Rinso, Robijn, SAVO and Skip.
The Company's Refreshment segment includes sales of ice cream. The Refreshment segment also includes sales of tea-based beverages.
The Company competes with Nestle, Procter & Gamble, L'Oreal, Danone, KraftHeinz and Colgate-Palmolive.
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