Hindustan Unilever Ltd. is a consumer goods company. It manufactures and markets consumer products. The company's brands spanning various categories, such as soaps, detergents, shampoos, skin care, toothpastes, deodorants, cosmetics, tea, coffee, packaged foods, ice cream, and water purifiers. Its portfolio includes household brands, such as lux, lifebuoy, pears, rexona, hamam, liril 2000, breeze, surf excel, rin, wheel, fair & lovely, pond's, vaseline, lakmÃ©, elle 18, dove, aviance, clinic plus, clear, sunsilk, TRESemmÃ©, toni&guy, tigi, pepsodent, closeup, axe, sure, comfort fabric conditioner, domex, cif, brooke bond, bru, lipton, knorr, kissan, kwality wall's and pureit. The company operates its business through the following segments: Soaps & Detergents, Personal Products, Beverages, Packaged Foods and Others. The Soaps & Detergents segment includes soaps, detergent bars, detergent powders, detergent liquids, scourers, etc. The Personal Products segment includes products in the categories of oral care, skin care, hair care, deodorants, talcum powder, colour cosmetics, ayush services, etc. The Beverages segment includes tea and coffee. The Packaged Foods segment includes branded staples, culinary products and frozen desserts. The Others segment includes exports, chemicals, water business, infant care products, etc. Hindustan Unilever was founded in November 1956 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.