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News Briefs: Unilever Cambodia

News Briefs: Unilever Cambodia

Unilever (Cambodia) Limited celebrated its official launch on November 5 at the Inter-Continental

Hotel at a ceremony presided over by Cham Prasidh, Minister of Commerce, and British

Ambassador Stephen Bridges. Hubert van Iwaarden, chairman of the new Cambodian entity,

said the international Unilever company-formed from a 1930 merger of Dutch company

Margarine Unie and British soapmaker Lever Brothers-began business in Cambodia over

10 years ago and its business has grown. It supplies products such as Viso, Lux,

Sunsilk, Close up and Knorr.

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