Unilever PLC / Unilever NV
Industry: Beverages; Food (other); Household cleaners; Personal care products
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Company Profile:
A British-Dutch multinational corporation that owns many of the world's consumer product brands in foods, beverages, cleaning agents and personal care products.
A brand of laundry detergent made by Unilever and sold in the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa and many other countries. In the United States the Surf product line is owned by Sun Products. The brand Omo was used when it was introduced in Australia and New Zealand but in Australia, Surf as well as Omo are sold and they are both top- selling laundry detergents in Australia.
Industry:Household appliances
A United Kingdom-originated food brand, covering both meat products and ice cream, owned by Unilever. Founded in London in 1786 by butcher Richard Wall, it was acquired by Unilever in 1922. To avoid summer lay offs due to the down turn in its core meat products market, in 1920 Wall's launched a range of ice cream. Unilever sold off the meat products business and a licence to use the Wall's brand on such within the United Kingdom in 1996 to Kerry Group. Wall's itself is now core to Unilever's Heartbrand global ice cream business, used currently in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam.
Industry:Dairy products
An American brand of salad dressing. The original dressing was based on a recipe served at the Wish-Bone restaurant in Kansas City, Missouri, founded by ex-soldier Phillip Sollomi in 1945. The brand has been owned by Lipton, part of the Unilever portfolio, since 1958, and is still manufactured in the Kansas City area.
An ice cream product made in Unilever factories and sold under the various Heartbrand logos around the world. It was launched first by Wall's in 1982 using a technique devised by Kevin Hillman, development manager at Wall's' Gloucester factory.
Industry:Dairy products
A brand of petroleum jelly based products owned by Anglo-Dutch company Unilever. Products include plain petroleum jelly and a selection of skin creams soaps, lotions, cleansers, deodorants and personal lubricants. Vaseline also has body lotion and Vaseline Intensive Care.
Industry:Personal care products
Silky Curler Twink by Elida was a popular brand of home perm kit that was available in Britain in the late 1960s and 1970s, retailing for about 37 pence. It was promoted using full-page advertisements in women's magazines, such as the leading title Woman, and became a household name.
Industry:Consumer services
Nordic shampoo brand owned by Unilever. The word Timotei comes from a wild grass called Timothy-grass. Timotei shampoo was launched in Sweden in the 1970s, and introduced to the world in the mid 1980s, but some countries only sold Timotei for a short period. The tagline was 'So mild you can wash your hair as often as you like'. Referenced in Episode 6 of the anime Lucky Star.
Industry:Personal care products
A hair care brand, primarily aimed at women, produced by the Unilever group, which is now considered the world's leading company in hair conditioning and the second largest in shampoo. Sunsilk is Unilever’s leading hair care brand, and ranks as one of the Anglo-Dutch conglomerate's “billion dollar brands". Sunsilk shampoos, conditioners and other hair care products are sold in 69 countries worldwide. Sunsilk is sold under a variety of different names in markets around the world including Elidor, Seda and Sedal. The brand is strongest in Asia, Latin America and the Middle East and is the number one hair care brand in India, Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Thailand.
Industry:Personal care products
A brand of household soap originally produced by the British company Lever Brothers in 1884. Designed for washing clothes and general household use, the success of the product led to the name for the company's village for its workers, Port Sunlight. William Lever's initial success came from offering bars of cut, wrapped, and branded soap in his father's grocery shop. Prior to this, commercially made soap was bought in long bars, an early labour-saving device for the housewife.
Industry:Household appliances
A brand name based in Chicago, IL used by the Unilever company in the United States, Mexico and Canada. Targeting discount stores, the brand represents more than 100 products including shampoo, lotions, soaps and deodorant.
Industry:Personal care products