Unilever Research and Development Expenses 2001-2017
The following table shows Unilever’s expenses related to research and development from 201-2017. Sums are in Million Euros.
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R&D expenses of Unilever reduced to 900 million Euros in 2017 from 978 Million Euros last year.
Unilever is one of the leading consumer goods companies of the world with around 400 brands in its portfolio. The company sells its products in around 190 countries. Around 2.5 Billion people around the world use its products daily. Some of the brands by Unilever the have become household names are Lipton, Knorr, Dove, Axe, Hellmann’s and Omo. Unilever also owns 13 Billion Euro brands and 13 of the top 50 brands of the world. The brand operates across four categories of which the largest one is Personal Care, followed by Foods, Home Care and Refreshment. Unilever invests a large sum each year in research and development as well as marketing. Its extensive global presence is major advantage. The company generates around 58% of its revenue from the emerging markets.
Unilever Annual Reports