Unilever ( Euronext : UNA, ULVR, NYSE : AN ) is a multinational company Anglo – Dutch created in 1930 as a result of the merger of Margarine Unie , a Dutch company margarine, and Lever Brothers , British manufacturer of soaps such as Dove . Unilever’s largest competitors are Procter & Gamble , Nestle , Kraft Foods , Mars , Johnson & Johnson , BLUE K SA, Reckitt Benckiser and Henkel .
Unilever was founded in 1930 with the merger of Margarine Unie in the Netherlands, and Lever Brothers , a British manufacturer of soap. Both are fused by sharing palm oil for both the soap and for the margarine . Unilever is present in several Latin American countries including Argentina , Brazil , Bolivia , Chile , Colombia , Costa Rica , Ecuador , Panama , Paraguay , Peru , Uruguay , Venezuela , Province Meridian, also in Mexico , the United States , Canada , and throughout Central America. Worldwide, approximately 2000 million consumers choose a product from Unilever day. Its business areas are concentrated in food and personal care products and home .
Unilever owns more than 400 brands as a result of acquisitions, however, the company focuses on what is called “brand a billion dollars”, 13 marks are to achieve annual sales of more than one billion U.S. dollars Americans . Unilever’s top 25 brands account for 70% of sales. The marks are divided almost entirely into two categories: Food and Beverages, and Home and Personal Care.