We are proud of our reputation as a world leader in research and development through innovation and renovation.
Food doesn't just sustain us, it can nourish and revitalise us. Unilever is committed to making the healthier choice an easier choice.
Imagine: A low fat ice cream with full fat quality
As the market leader in ice cream, we continuously invest in R&D to further improve our ice cream products. Our experts focus on using natural ingredients and minimising fat, sugar and calories without compromising on taste and enjoyment.
In 2010 Unilever spent €928m on research & development.
Currently we have over 6000 people working in R&D in all Unilever regions across the globe.
We typically file between 250 & 350 new patent applications a year.
Our intellectual property
Worldwide we have over 20 000 registered patents & patent applications.
Our R&D experts
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