Unilever is a British-Dutch transnational consumer goods company co-headquartered in London, United Kingdom, and Rotterdam, Netherlands. Its products include food and beverages, cleaning agents, beauty products, and personal care products. It is Europe’s seventh most valuable company.
Unilever NV engages in the production and marketing of consumer goods in the nutrition, hygiene, and personal care categories. It operates through the following segments: Personal Care, Foods, Refreshment and Home Care. The Personal Care segment covers the sales of skin and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products. The Foods segment includes the sales of soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines and spreads. The Refreshment segment sells ice cream, tea-based beverages, weight-management products and nutritionally enhanced staples sold in developing markets. The Home Care segment is in charge of the sales of home care products, such as powders, liquids and capsules, soap bars and a wide range of cleaning products. The company was founded on November 9, 1927 and is headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.