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Unilever Teams Up with Drone Solutions Provider to Deliver Ice Cream

February 6, 2020

Consumer goods giant Unilever has partnered up with Terra Drone Europe to explore drone-delivery of ice creams in New York, reports Tech Startups. In a program undertaken at Unilever’s recent annual investor event, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream cups were delivered to a pre-decided destination via drones. The demo was conducted as part of Unilever’s […]


Unilever to Shut Down Weis Ice Cream Plant

November 27, 2019

Just two years after purchasing Australian ice cream brand Weis, Unilever will close the brand’s original Queensland factory in Toowoomba, which has been operational for more than 60 years. The company said 93 jobs will be lost by the time the facility closes in December 2020. Unilever cited costs, competition, and distribution channels in its […]


Wells Buys Ice Cream Plant from Unilever

September 19, 2019

Wells Enterprises, Inc. has signed a purchase agreement with Unilever for its ice cream manufacturing plant located in Henderson, Nevada. This purchase will expand Wells’ current manufacturing capacity and diversify its ability to support customers geographically to help meet future demand and adds an important footprint in the West. The sale is expected to be […]

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How Ice Cream Packaging Is Becoming More Sustainable

August 1, 2019

As ice cream continues to be among consumers’ preferences, ice cream packaging is becoming more unusual and varied on the market. According to a report from the organizers of Interpack, the main focus when developing new packaging for this category is on sustainability and convenience. For example, Unilever has developed a new ice cream packaging […]


Unilever to Close Ice Cream Plant in Nevada

June 28, 2019

Unilever recently revealed plans to close its ice cream manufacturing facility located in Henderson, Nevada, reports Reuters. The shutdown will result in 300 people losing their jobs. The plant was used by Unilever to manufacturer ice cream and frozen novelties for brands like Ben & Jerry’s, Breyers, Magnum, Popsicle, Good Humor and Klondike. According to […]


Unilever to Add New Kinder Ice Cream to Portfolio

February 13, 2019

Unilever has plans to introduce a new Kinder ice cream brand, which will be produced in partnership with Ferrero, said the company’s CEO for South-Central Europe, James Simmons (pictured) in a recent interview with our sister magazine, Progresiv, the leading Romanian FMCG trade publication. The new frozen dessert line will be marketed exclusively in Western […]


Unilever Acquires Meat-Free Food Producer

January 8, 2019

Prompted by the rising vegetarian trends, food giant Unilever recently announced the acquisition of The Meat Vegetarian brand. Founded by Jaap Korteweg in 2007, a farmer who became a vegetarian, The Meat Vegetarian currently sells products in over 4,000 outlets in 17 countries. Joining forces with Unilever represents the next step for the Dutch company […]


Unilever Buys Bulgarian and Romanian Ice-Cream Firms

November 8, 2018

Unilever has secured approval from competition officials in Bulgaria to snap up a local ice-cream maker. A similar move received OK from Romanian authorities, for another ice cream maker. The FMCG giant, the world’s largest ice-cream business by sales, has been given the green light to buy Sladoledena Fabrika, also known as Denny Ice Cream […]


Ice Cream Segment Grows for Unilever

October 18, 2018

Unilever announced its results for the third quarter of 2018, which show underlying sales growth increased across all three Divisions. Ice cream delivered strong growth led by innovations including the new Kinder® ice cream and the new Magnum Praline variant. Commenting on the results, CEO Paul Polman says: “Growth accelerated in the third quarter across […]


Unilever Introduces 20 New Frozen Treats

May 10, 2018

Unilever, the world’s largest ice cream company, has announced 20 new innovations across five of its packaged ice cream and frozen novelty brands: Breyers, Good Humor, Klondike, MAGNUM Ice Cream and Popsicle. Available nationwide, the new products include first-of-its-kind ice cream experience MAGNUM Tubs, new sizes like snackable Klondike Minis, and more from Breyers, Popsicle […]

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