is a United Kingdom
which owns many of the world's consumer product brands in clothing, food, cleaning products and others.
Unilever was created in 1930
by the merger of British soapmaker Lever Brothers
and Dutch margarine
producer Margarine Unie
Unusually, Unilever has two parent companies: Unilever NV in Rotterdam
, and Unilever PLC in London
, United Kingdom
. Both companies have the same directors and effectively operate as a single business.
Some of the brands which Unilever own include:
- Dove, Lipton, Ragu, Calve, Hellmans, Knorr, Domestos, Cif, Axe, Rexona, Calvin Klein, Cerrutti, Valentino perfumes, Birds Eye, Domestos, Impulse, Vaseline, Ponds, Signal, Comfort, Slim Fast, Magnum, Solero, Findus, Ben and Jerry's.