Unilever has more than 400 brands focused on health and wellbeing. Their portfolio ranges from nutritionally balanced foods to indulgent ice creams, affordable soaps, luxurious shampoos and everyday household care products.
Unilever produces world-leading brands including Lipton, Knorr, Dove, Axe, Hellmann’s and Omo, alongside trusted local names such as Blue Band, Pureit and Suave. Unilever realizes innovation is key to their progress, and through cutting-edge science Unilever is constantly enhancing their brands, improving their nutritional properties, taste, fragrance, or functionality.
Unilever Foods Innovation Center - HIVE
In December 2019, Unilever opened its new global Foods Innovation Centre at the Wageningen Campus, an international agri-food research hub located in Wageningen, The Netherlands. Here, Unilever joins forces with an ecosystem of food innovators to turn bright ideas into the foods of the future.
At Hive, Unilever is innovating some of the world’s best loved food brands like Knorr, Hellmann’s, the Vegetarian Butcher and Unilever Food Solutions. It’s a thriving team of food experts, researchers and innovators (not to mention food lovers) working to crack some of the world’s greatest food challenges. Hive consists of a pilot plant, a foods & customer experience area with professional kitchens, and two floors of laboratories and office spaces.
- Research & Development