Touch the Soil News #756 (feature photo honorablesamurai – CC SA 3.0)
Unilever, one of the world’s largest companies, just released a press release. Thirteen of its products qualified to be in the top 50 products brands chosen by people around the world. Unilever reports that the polling company – Kantar World Panel – analyzed 15,300 brands in 1 billion households in 39 countries across five continents. The poll was conducted in the 12 months to November 2016.
While many of the products were personal care in nature, there were two food brands – Knorr soups and Lipton Tea. Unilever, from the Netherlands, was founded 87 years ago, sells products in 190 different countries and has almost 170,000 employees. In 2016, Unilever’s annual sales were $60 billion.
When it comes to the 10 largest consumer products companies in the world, however, Unilever (from the Netherlands) is only number four. In the top 10, three (3) are beverage companies and two are meat companies. The following video clip focuses on the 10 largest consumer products companies in the world. Can you guess who they are?