Sale of Unilever refinery Unimills imminent

Today, Unilever in the Netherlands and Golden Hope Plantations Berhad in Malaysia announced that discussions between themselves regarding the sale of Unilever’s refinery business at Unimills, Zwijndrecht, the Netherlands to Golden Hope have reached a sufficiently advanced stage to start legal procedures with the Works Council and Trade Unions.

The Unimills refinery employs 210 people and has sales to third parties of € 130 million.

The sale of the Unimills refinery business is part of the Unilever strategy Path to Growth which aims at focusing on 400 leading brands.

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