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The turnaround at Unilever

Unilever takes recovery step by step

At first glance, Unilever's 2007 results may have been steady, if unspectacular. However, the company believes it is on the right track to fully recover from its woes earlier in the decade. Dean Best detects...

The just-food interview – Emmo Meijer, Unilever

The just-food interview – Emmo Meijer, Unilever

Unilever may, like most food companies, be facing rising commodity costs but Emmo Meijer, senior vice president for food R&D, believes effective product innovation is a key way of mitigating the problem. Meijer spoke with Dean Best about the challenges and opportunities presented by a group strategy, which aims to streamline decision-making and cut costs, while also ramping up new product development.