Bebington, United Kingdom
Bebington, United Kingdom

Unilever is a British–Dutch multinational consumer goods company co-headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands and London, United Kingdom. Its products include food, beverages, cleaning agents and personal care products. It is the world's third-largest consumer goods company measured by 2012 revenue, after Procter & Gamble and Nestlé. Unilever is the world's largest producer of food spreads, such as margarine. One of the oldest multinational companies, its products are available in around 190 countries.Unilever owns over 400 brands, but focuses on 14 brands with sales of over 1 billion euros - AxeFlora, Heartbrand ice creams, Hellmann's, Knorr, Lipton, Lux, Magnum, Rama, Rexona, Sunsilk and Surf. It is a dual-listed company consisting of Unilever N.V., based in Rotterdam, and Unilever plc, based in London. The two companies operate as a single business, with a common board of directors. Unilever is organised into four main divisions - Foods, Refreshment , Home Care, and Personal Care. It has research and development facilities in the United Kingdom , the Netherlands, China, India and the United States.Unilever was founded in 1929 by the merger the Dutch margarine producer Margarine Unie and the British soapmaker Lever Brothers. During the second half of the 20th century the company increasingly diversified from being a maker of products made of oils and fats, and expanded its operations worldwide. It has made numerous corporate acquisitions, including Lipton , Brooke Bond , Chesebrough-Ponds , Best Foods and Ben & Jerry's , and Alberto-Culver . Unilever divested its speciality chemicals businesses to ICI in 1997. In the 2010s, under leadership of Paul Polman, the company gradually shifted its focus toward health and beauty brands and away from food brands showing slow growth.Unilever plc has a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. Unilever N.V. has a primary listing on Euronext Amsterdam and is a constituent of the AEX index. Both Unilever plc and Unilever N.V. have secondary listings on the New York Stock Exchange. Wikipedia.


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Patent
Unilever | Date: 2017-06-21

Disclosed is a shampoo comprising from 1 to 15 wt% alkyl sulfate surfactant, ethoxylated alkyl sulfate surfactant or mixture thereof; from 0.5 to 12 wt% fatty acyl isethionate; and from 0.01 to 2 wt% cationic polymer, wherein the cationic polymer comprises cationic galactomannan and cationic cellulose. The shampoo is substantially free of silicone conditioning agent.


Patent
Unilever | Date: 2017-06-07

Disclosed is a hard surface cleaning composition comprising: a) 0.1 to 50% by weight of a surfactant; b) 2 to 35% by weight of an inorganic absorbent material having a surface area of more than 50m2/g; and c) 33 to 96% by weight of an abrasive having a Mohs hardness of between 3 and 7; wherein the ratio of the inorganic absorbent material to the abrasive is between 1:2 to 1:20 and wherein water is in a concentration of less than 2% by weight of the composition.


Patent
Unilever | Date: 2017-06-14

Disclosed is a composition comprising non-ionic surfactant and non-volatile aminosilicone emulsified by emulsifier, wherein the non-volatile aminosilicone accounts for at least 15% by weight of the total non-volatile silicones in the composition, the emulsifier is different from the non-ionic surfactant, the composition has a pH value of no greater than 11.8, and the composition has a pH value of no greater than 8 when the non-volatile aminosilicone comprises aminoethylaminopropyl poly(dimethylsiloxane).


Patent
Unilever | Date: 2017-06-14

Disclosed is a composition comprising particle having average diameter of no greater than 3 microns; non-volatile silicone; and at least 30% of water by weight of the composition, wherein the weight ratio of the particle to the non-volatile silicone is at least 3:1.


Patent
Unilever | Date: 2017-06-14

The present invention relates to a packaging sachet for liquid or pasty consumer products, which sachet allows dipping objects in the packaging sachet or squeezing the product out of the packaging sachet. The packaging sachet comprises a bottom face, a front face, and two lateral faces, wherein the bottom face and the front face each have the shape of a triangle, the triangles sharing their base lines, and wherein a seal rim joins the ends of the lateral faces which are not adjacent to the front or bottom face, wherein the seal rim comprises a curved area, or wherein the seal rim comprises at least one angle.


Patent
Unilever | Date: 2017-06-14

Disclosed is a hard surface treatment composition comprising non-ionic surfactant and non-volatile cationic silicone, wherein the amount of non-volatile cationic silicone is no greater than 20% by weight of the composition, and the composition has a pH value of no greater than 11.8.


The invention relates to soap bar compositions comprising specific ratios of C10 to C12, maximum values of C14 and maximum values of unsaturated C18 other than oleic, which retain high foam compared to similar bars (made from the same oils in the same ratios) wherein noted criteria are not met. It further relates to a method of enhancing foam in water of water hardness greater than about 25 using said bar.


Patent
Unilever | Date: 2017-02-22

The invention relates to a specific fraction of Aloe vera extract for enhancing tight junction in skin cells. The invention more particularly relates to use of such a fraction in skin, oral and hair care compositions. The inventive extract of Aloe vera comprises 60 to 95% by weight of polysaccharides having a molecular weight in the range of 2 to 3 kDa, and less than 5% polyphenols, wherein the polysaccharides are hydrolysed by trifluoroacetic acid.


Patent
Unilever | Date: 2017-07-26

The present invention provides an aqueous liquid non-phosphate built domestic laundry whitening and brightening composition comprising charged surfactant, uncharged alkoxylated polyarylphenol and perfume.


Patent
Unilever | Date: 2017-07-26

The present invention provides a laundry detergent composition comprising (i) from 4 to 50 wt % of a charged surfactant, (ii) from 0.1 to 20 wt % of an alkoxylated polyaryl or alkoxylated polyalkyl phenol, (iii) from 0.0001 to 0.5 wt% of a blue or violet shading dye, and (iv) from 0.0001 to 0.5 wt % of a fluorescer. Domestic method of treating a textile, the method comprising the step of treating a textile with an aqueous solution of uncharged alkoxylated polyarylphenol or alkoxylated polyalkyl phenol, the aqueous solution comprising from 10 ppm to 5000 ppm of the alkoxylated polyarylphenol or alkoxylated polyalkyl phenol, 1 ppb to 5ppm of blue or violet shading dye, 0.0001 g/l to 0.1 g/l of fluorescer and up to 6 g/L of surfactant. Domestic method of treating a textile, the method comprising the step of treating a textile with an aqueous solution of the laundry detergent composition, said aqueous solution comprising from 10 ppm to 5000 ppm of uncharged alkoxylated polyarylphenol or alkoxylated polyalkyl phenol, 1 ppb to 5ppm of blue or violet shading dye, 0.0001 g/l to 0.1 g/l of fluorescer and up to 6 g/L of surfactant.

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