• covid-19 vaccine May 20, 2021 3:53 pm

    You Could Get Free Ice Cream With Your COVID Vaccine

    The corporation Unilever is helping out with incentives encouraging people to get their COVID-19 vaccine doses. Free Klondike and Popsicle products will be given to patients and staff at clinics.

  • Colorism July 28, 2020 4:41 pm

    ‘Whitening' Creams Undergo a Makeover But Colorism Persists

    For years, cosmetics giants Unilever and L’Oreal have marketed skin whitening creams to women with less-than-subtle ads promoting “fair skin” as more desirable than naturally darker shades

  • L'Oreal June 27, 2020 3:44 pm

    L'Oreal to Remove Words Like ‘Whitening' From Skin Products

    French cosmetics giant L’Oreal says it will remove words like “whitening” from its skin care products following criticism of the company amid global protests against racism.

  • Facebook June 27, 2020 3:03 am

    European Advertising Giant Pulls Facebook, Twitter Ads Over ‘Polarizing Atmosphere'

    Unilever, whose brands include Dove, Ben & Jerry’s and Hellmann’s, said Friday it will halt advertising on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in the U.S. at least through Dec. 31.

  • advertising June 26, 2020 6:23 pm

    Facebook to Label All Rule-breaking Posts – Even Trump's

    Facebook says it will flag all ‘newsworthy’ posts from politicians that break its rules, including those from President Donald Trump

  • Brazil April 17, 2019 9:21 pm

    Ben & Jerry's Issues Chunky Monkey Recall

    Unilever has issued a limited voluntary recall of a limited quality of Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey pints and Ben & Jerry’s Coconut Seven Layer Bar, which may include nuts that are not declared in the ingredient list or allergy information list. The company said the ice cream may contain tree nuts including almonds, Brazil nuts and hazelnuts. Both affected...

  • Coca-Cola January 24, 2019 7:42 pm

    ‘The Milkman Model': Big Brand Names Try Reusable Containers

    A new shopping platform announced Thursday at the World Economic Forum aims to change the way we buy many brand-name products. Loop, as the platform is called, would do away with disposable containers for things like shampoo and laundry detergent from some of the world’s biggest manufacturers. Instead, those goods will be delivered in sleek, reusable containers that will be...

  • Sweden October 18, 2018 6:01 pm

    Procter & Gamble Is Testing 3D Printed Gillette Razors

    Gillette customers will now be able to order personalized 3D printed razors in a pilot program from parent company Procter & Gamble. Razor handles will be printed using stereolithography, a type of 3D printing technology from Boston-based Formlabs and people will be able to choose from 48 designs and seven colors, priced between $19 and $45, including one razor blade....

  • Facebook October 9, 2017 7:14 am

    Dove Apologizes for Racially Insensitive Facebook Advertisement

    Soap company Dove has apologized for a racially insensitive Facebook ad it said “missed the mark in representing women of color thoughtfully,” NBC News reported. The advertisement, apparently for some sort of soap but which has since been deleted, showed a black woman wearing a brown shirt removing her top to reveal a white woman in a lighter top. A...

  • author June 19, 2017 6:57 am

    As Times Change, Advertisers Strive to Show ‘Real Dads'

    “Diapers don’t care who change them.” That’s the attitude companies are increasingly adopting when advertising products for dads. The diaper phrase, part of Procter & Gamble’s #WeSeeEqual campaign from March, captures advertisers’ recognition of changes in how society views fatherhood. In the ad, men, women and children defy stereotypes in the roles they take, including a father changing a diaper....

  • Minnesota March 3, 2017 4:37 pm

    Mayo, Wings, Butter: ‘Fake Milk' Is the Latest Food Fight

    Is “fake milk” spoiling the dairy industry’s image? Dairy producers are calling for a crackdown on the almond, soy and rice “milks” they say are masquerading as the real thing and cloud the meaning of milk for shoppers. And a group that advocates for plant-based products, the Good Food Institute, countered by asking the Food and Drug Administration this week...

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