Unilever Philippines Incorporated

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Unilever Philippines Incorporated

UNILEVER Philippines, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of laundry detergents and soaps, shampoos and hair conditioners, toothpastes, deodorants, skin care products, household cleaners, and toilet soaps with an annual sales of over 14 billion pesos. It employs over 1,000 people nationally.

Aside from Unilever Philippines, other Unilever subsidiaries in the country include Selecta Wall's Inc. and California Manufacturing Company (Unilever Bestfoods).



Unilever Philippines, Inc. was established in the year 1927. Known until a few years ago as Philippine Refining Company (PRC), Unilever Philippines started as an oil milling business which at its peak produced nearly 100,000 tons of coconut oil annually.

The company has been a leader in introducing new technologies into the country since the early days of its existence - margarine production in the 1930's, non-soap detergents, shampoos and toothpaste in the 1960's and 1970's and state of the art sulphonation technology and cogeneration power plant in the 1980's. The nineties has seen the company focusing on several improvements in the Environment front one of which was the introduction of the first 100% biodegradable detergent bar in the Philippines.

Contributions to the Community and the Environment

Unilever works closely with other NGO's to protect and improve the environment. In year 2000, the company received recognition for its environment management systems with an ISO 14001 accreditation. The company has adopted the Total Quality approach during the last ten years and was the first in our industry to receive the ISO 9002 accreditation in 1994.

Products (Past and Present)

  • Axe
  • Best Foods
  • Breeze
  • Clear Shampoo
  • Close-Up
  • Comfort
  • Cream Silk
  • Domex
  • Dove
  • Knorr
  • Lady's Choice
  • Lifebuoy
  • Lipton
  • Lux
  • Milkrema
  • Pepsodent
  • Ponds
  • Rexona
  • Royco
  • Selecta
  • Sunsilk
  • Superwheel
  • Surf
  • Vaseline Lotion
  • Vaseline Shampoo
  • Wheel




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