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Huntington Breyers Plant Closing It's Doors: Approx. 140 Workers Lose Jobs

The Unilever Breyers Ice Cream Plant is closing its doors and leaving about 140 salaried and hourly workers without jobs. Full story

Beat the Heat of Summer

   Unilever is the world's largest maker of ice cream; Breyer's, Magnum and Ben and Jerry's are just some of its brands. Kees Kruythoff, Unilever North America president, weighs in.

Nestle sales growth lags rival, sees tough year ahead

VEVEY, Switzerland (Reuters) - The world's biggest food company, Nestle SA <NESN.VX>, sees no respite this year from a tough trading environment after sales growth undershot rival Unilever last year as emerging markets like Asia slowed. Full story

Unilever shares hit new high as growth beats estimates

LONDON (Reuters) - Anglo-Dutch consumer goods company Unilever PLC/NV <ULVR.L> beat growth expectations in 2012, propelled by an increasing presence in emerging markets and leading its shares to a record high price. Full story

Hormel buys Unilever's Skippy peanut butter for $700 million

(Reuters) - Hormel Foods Corp <HRL.N> agreed to buy Skippy, the iconic U.S. peanut butter brand, from Unilever Plc <ULVR.L> <UNc.AS> for $700 million, adding the well-known kids lunch staple to a portfolio that includes Spam canned meat. Full story

Unilever: Branding for the Future

   Kees Kruythoff, Unilever North America president, discusses his company's abundant portfolio of America's favorite brands; including Skippy peanut butter and Dove soap, and reveals Unilever's plans to introduce new products and capture additional marke...

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