Unilever is a British-Dutch global organization for consumer goods, co-headquartered in London, UK and Rotterdam, Netherlands. The goods which are produced are food and drinks which is 40% of its profit. Dutch-margarine producer Margarine Unie and British Soapmaker Lever Brother founded Unilever in 1930. In 2012, it has been declared as the leading consumer goods multi-national company.
In Europe it has been rated as the seventh largest company. It is also one of the oldest multi-national company; and its product are available in almost 190 countries. It has made numerous corporate achievements, including Brooke Bond (1984), Lipton (1971), Best Foods (2000), Ben & Jerry’s (2000). Unilever owns over 400 brands worldwide, but its main focus is only on 13 brands with the sales revenue of 1 billion $. Axe, Dove, OMO, Bece/Flora, Heartbrand ice-creams, Knorr, Lipton, Hellmen’s, Lux, Magnum, Rama, Rexona, Sunsilk & Surf are the most popular brand.
It is also a dual-listed company which consists of Unilever N.V., based in Rotterdam, and Unilever plc based in London. Both the two company’s works as one business units and the board of directors for both the companies are also same.