Unilever is a UK headquartered supplier of consumer goods recognized for Social in the 2022 Just Food Excellence Awards.

During the research period Unilever has been investing in new Mexican production facilities. Situated in the towns of Tultitlán and Lerma, the new facilities will manufacture various product lines from brands such as Knorr, Hellmann’s, Best Foods and Maizena. The company has devoted US$275.6m to the new projects and is also planning to invest in new product development.

The company has also made commitments in the field of ethical marketing, pledging not to market its food and refreshment portfolio to children under the age of 16.

The company has made another notable social commitment in the form of a partnership with asset management firms AXA and Tikehau Capital to set up a regenerative agriculture fund.

Company Profile

Unilever is a manufacturer and supplier of fast-moving consumer goods. The company’s product portfolio comprises food products, beauty, and personal care products, beverages, home care products, vitamins, minerals, and supplements. 

It markets products under the Bango, Ben & Jerry’s, Hellmann’s, Knorr, Magnum, The Vegetarian Butcher, Wall’s, Axe, Dove, Lifebuoy, Lux, Rexona, Sunsilk, Vaseline, Cif, Comfort, Domestos, Omo, Seventh Generation, Equilibra, Liquid I.V., Olly, Onnit, and SmartyPants brand names. It sells products to bricks and mortar store partners, small family-owned shops, online retailers, and value retailers. 

The company has business presence across the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East. Unilever is headquartered in London, the UK.