Unilever Acquisitions and Disposals in 2000

In addition to the purchase of Bestfoods Unilever made 19 acquisitions in 2000.

The most important were:

  • Groupo Cressida Central America Foods, Home & Personal Care
  • Corporation Jaboneria NA, Equador Foods, Home & Personal Care
  • Amora Maille, France, Culinary Products
  • Codepar/SPCD, Tunisia, Home & Personal Care
  • Ben & Jerry's, USA, Ice Cream
  • Slim•Fast, USA, Slimming Products

The total purchase consideration for businesses other than Bestfoods was approximately €4,451 million.

Unilever disposed of 27 businesses during 2000 for a consideration of approximately €642 million. This includes the European Bakery Business, Benedicta a culinary business in France and various other small businesses and brands.

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