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December 19, 2018 - Bloomberg Business

Unilever Acquires Vegetarian Butcher as Diners Cut Meat

Unilever Acquires Vegetarian Butcher as Diners Cut Meat
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Unilever is acquiring The Vegetarian Butcher, a Dutch maker of plant-based meat substitutes, as part of an ambition to expand its foothold in foods that are healthier and have a lower environmental impact. 

In taking over the business, the maker of Dove soap and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream is “responding to the growing trend among consumers to increasingly opt for vegetarian and vegan meals,” Unilever said in a statement on Wednesday.

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