Unilever has announced a wide-ranging set of measures to support global and national efforts to tackle the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. The company’s actions are designed to help protect the lives and livelihoods of its multiple stakeholders – including its consumers and communities, its customers and suppliers, and its workforce. Consumers and communities Unilever will contribute … Continue reading Unilever ramps up food production 24/7 in wake of coronavirus
Unilever has announced that Nicole Sparshott, the CEO of its speciality teas business T2, has been appointed CEO of Unilever Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), after Clive Stiff decided to retire from the business following eight years in the role and 34 years in fast moving consumer goods. Clive joined Unilever in 2012 and has … Continue reading T2’s Sparshott appointed CEO of Unilever Aus/NZ
Unilever has announced that by 2025 it will eliminate more than 100,000 tonnes of plastic packaging and collect and process more plastic packaging than it sells. The company, owner of brands including Lipton, Ben & Jerry’s and Walls Ice Cream, has announced new commitments to reduce its plastic waste and help create a circular economy … Continue reading Unilever announces new commitments for packaging waste
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Kraft Heinz has withdrawn its US$143bn offer to buy Unilever because it judged by Unilever as too low. In a joint statement, the companies said: “Unilever and Kraft Heinz hereby announce that Kraft Heinz has amicably agreed to withdraw its proposal for a combination of the two companies. “Unilever and Kraft Heinz hold each other … Continue reading Kraft Heinz withdraws bid to merge with Unilever
Unilever has committed to ensuring that all of its plastic packaging is fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025.
It has been a very busy few weeks for food behemoth Nestlé. Currently it is in advanced discussions to launch a joint venture with British ice cream manufacturer R&R, owned by private equity firm PAI Partners.