Will a slimmer Unilever be more innovative?

Unilever is the world's third largest food group - after Nestlé and Kraft - and is in the midst of a restructuring programme, One Unilever, to reshape the way the company approaches innovation and speed up new product development.

Will a slimmer Unilever be more innovative?

 David Benady

Unilever’s latest innovations in food promise to increase your brain power, lower your cholesterol and enhance your wellbeing. Yet despite a recent improvement in the performance of its sales and share price, the Anglo-Dutch giant recognises it must boost its own corporate energy levels when it comes to launching new food products.

The world’s third largest food group after Nestle and Kraft has long been criticised for its weak record on innovation. Three years into a wide-ranging restructuring, Unilever...

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