USA: Unilever - clearing the way - COMMENT
Unilever has announced plans to sell 15 North American brands. The food and household products up for sale come from the acquisition of Bestfoods last October. The sale of products such as Mazola cooking oil and Henri's salad dressing are part of Unilever's strategy to divest all its secondary brands. This will free the company to focus on just the key ranges - a sensible move to make in the current climate.
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