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Unilever and IGD join forces for a more sustainable future

Last night, two of the grocery sector’s pioneering companies in sustainability shared a moment of celebration as Unilever presented IGD’s prestigious Sustainable Future Award 2014 to fellow exemplar company, Marks and Spencer.

More Unilever investment into Port Sunlight with latest R&D announcement

Unilever has today announced that it will open a new £24 million Advanced Manufacturing Centre in 2016 at its Research & Development facility in Port Sunlight. The new 6500m2 Advanced Manufacturing Centre will be approximately the size of a football pitch and will be unique within Unilever globally. The Centre will house a state-of-the-art pilot plant, which will allow scientists and engineers to test new ideas during new product development up to factory scale for personal care and homecare products.

Unilever supports national campaign to help young unemployed into work

This September, young people from across the UK will have the opportunity to gain the skills they need to get into work when they visit Unilever offices, factories and R&D sites in London, Kingston, Leeds, Leatherhead (Surrey), Port Sunlight (Wirral), Trafford Park (Greater Manchester) and Crumlin (south Wales).

Don’t bottle out of recycling, PLEDGE4PLASTICS instead

This September, Unilever is proudly supporting the Pledge 4 Plastics campaign, a government backed national initiative, which aims to get recycling back on the household agenda. The initiative is in response to challenging recycling targets set by UK Government for the packaging industry to double recycling levels in the next five years.

Colman’s celebrates 200 years

This month, Colman’s is celebrating its bicentenary, just seven years after the future of the UK’s only home-grown spice came under serious threat.

Unilever invests £6.9m into new R&D centre

Global consumer products manufacturer Unilever is to open an innovation space at Liverpool Science Park as part of a £6.9m project to facilitate cutting edge research into home and personal care products like Dove hair shampoo and Persil laundry liquid.

Three Port Sunlight apprentices make Unilever history

Unilever Port Sunlight R&D’s three most senior apprentices came of age this week, graduating from the University of Liverpool and becoming the first ever employees to complete Unilever’s R&D apprenticeship.

Unilever sells Slim-Fast to Kainos Capital

London & Rotterdam – Unilever today announced that it has sold its Slim-Fast brand to Kainos Capital. Unilever will retain a minority stake in the business.

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