Unilever is an Anglo-Dutch company that provides consumer goods and food products to customers around the world. The company is the third largest consumer goods company in the world, as of 2012. Unilever has more than 400 brands, however, the top 14 of them account for $14.1 billion in sales, worldwide, each year.
Unilever was founded in 1930 by the British soap makers, Lever Brothers, and Dutch margarine producers Margarine Unie. Today, the company is divided into 4 divisions, Refreshments, Foods, Personal Care and Home Care. The company has research and development labs in the United Kingdom, China, India, the U.S., and the Netherlands.
Unilever is publicly traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol: UN. It is also listed on the London Exchange as well as the Euronext Amsterdam. The company has more than 172,000 employees and had annual revenue in 2015 of more than $63.5 billion.