Lipton and Unilever

Tallahassee City, (PressExposure) May 04, 2009 -- What is the best brand of hot tea and ready-to-drink tea for you? There are a lot of brands of hot tea leaves and ready-to-drink teas today such as UK's very own PG Tips and Tetley, Taiwan's Ten Ren Tea, Hong Kong's Dai Pai Dong and Luk Yu, France's Le Palais des Thés, and many other. But when it comes to a brand that received global recognition, Lipton is the only brand known for its unique blend that suite's every nationality's taste. So what is Lipton? Learn to buy lipton tea [http://www.myayala.com/shop/merchants.asp?mcode=unilever&categ_id=682] conveniently by visiting myAyala.com.

The History of Lipton Lipton is one of the world's best-known and best-selling brands of both hot leaf and ready-to-drink tea. It is currently owned by Unilever. Lipton was created at the end of the 19th century by Sir Thomas Lipton in Glasgow, Scotland. His enterprise soon flourished and he established a chain of grocers, first across Glasgow, the rest of Scotland, until finally he had stores throughout Britain. If you want to buy lipton tea [http://www.myayala.com/shop/merchants.asp?mcode=unilever&categ_id=682] and send it back to the Philippines, then visit myAyala.com to learn more.

In 1929, the Lipton grocery retail business merged with the Home and Colonial chain, as well as Maypole Dairies among others, to form Allied Suppliers. Lipton's became a supermarket chain focused on small towns, before Allied's 1982 acquisition by Argyll Group: the supermarket business was rebranded as Presto during the 1980s.

Lipton and Unilever Meanwhile, the Lipton tea business was acquired by consumer goods company Unilever in a number of separate transactions, starting with the purchase of the US and Canadian Lipton business in 1938 and completed in 1972 when Unilever bought the remainder of the global Lipton business.

In 1991, Unilever created a first joint venture with PepsiCo, the Pepsi Lipton Partnership, for the marketing of ready to drink (bottled and canned) teas in North America. this was followed by a second joint venture, Pepsi-Lipton International (PLI) in 2003, covering many non-US markets. PLI was expanded in September 2007 to include a number of large European markets. Both PepsiCo and Unilever control 50% of the shares of these joint ventures. Conveniently buy lipton tea [http://www.myayala.com/shop/merchants.asp?mcode=unilever&categ_id=682] and send it to the Philippines by visiting myAyala.

Over the course of a century, Lipton has become a dominant tea brand in many markets. The brand is well-represented in many countries across the globe, including the US, Russia, Saudi Arabia, France, Japan, Australia, and Sweden.

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