Hain Schumacher, incoming Unilever CEO / Pic: Unilever

Who is Unilever’s new CEO and is split and spin back on the table?

By Katy Askew

Unilever has named Royal FrieslandCampina boss Hein Schumacher as its new CEO. Could this mean that a spin-off of the group’s food businesses could be back on the menu? Or does Schumacher’s strong grounding in food and nutrition suggest the internal impetus...

Unilever  rules out sale of nutrition and ice cream business units in 'foreseeable future' / Pic: Unilever

Unilever ‘100% committed’ to nutrition and ice cream businesses

By Katy Askew

Unilever’s CEO has shrugged off speculation that the group could still dispose of its nutrition or ice cream businesses after its failed move for the GSK Consumer Health business, which would have been funded by a likely IPO of Unilever’s food interests.

Unilever unveils mission to make plant-based eating ‘the new normal’

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Unilever unveils mission to make plant-based eating ‘the new normal’

By Elaine Watson

Unilever is targeting annual sales of €1bn ($1.19bn - or around five times what it's selling today) from plant-based meat and dairy alternatives within five to seven years as part of a broader plan to make plant-based options more accessible, affordable...


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