Tomorrow's top 10 trends to watch from Innova. Pic: ©GettyImages/NoraVector

10 key snack trends to watch

By Gill Hyslop

There is no doubt that healthy snacking is trending, with emphasis on clean label, protein and vegan launches. According to Innova Market Insights, as snacks become healthier, more wholesome and satisfying, they are increasingly fulfilling the role of...

Unilever says innovation in Magnum pints format delivered growth

Unilever eyes ‘natural and authentic’ demand growth

By Katy Askew

Unilever is leveraging acquisitions and innovation to increase its exposure to faster-growing segments that are supported by “accelerating” demand for more “authentic” and “natural” products.

Unilever’s portfolio includes Marmite spread, Dove shampoo, Lynx deodorant and Ben & Jerry's ice cream. © GettyImages/Jirsak

Unilever said to be searching for new CEO

By Niamh Michail

Unilever is said to be headhunting for a new CEO to step in when Paul Polman retires, prompting speculation over a suitable replacement and a sizing up of Polman's impact and legacy on the firm.

HelloFresh still market leader but competition growing in meal kit delivery

Competition in meal kits heats up as Unilever enters fray

By Katy Askew

The European meal kits sector is a fast-paced environment and – like any high growth channel – it is attracting more competitors. The latest entrant is Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever, it emerged yesterday (19 October).

Is Unilever using bad science to market Marmite?

Is Unilever using bad science to market Marmite?

By David Burrows

Unilever has launched its “biggest ever campaign” for the yeast extract spread Marmite, but new research published at the launch has been mocked on Twitter as “egregiously wrong”.


Unilever's spreads arm attracts PE suitors

By Katy Askew

The race is heating up for Unilever’s spreads business, which includes brands such as Flora and I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter, with a number of bids purportedly coming in from private equity interests.


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