Unilever blames poor weather for slowing growth

Consumer goods maker Unilever reported a 2.6 percent rise in underlying third-quarter sales on Thursday, blaming poor weather in Europe as well as also also natural disasters from the Americas.

of which was down by 3 percent growth from the first half of the year.

The maker of Dove soap as well as also also Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, which in February rebuffed a $143 billion takeover bid by Kraft-Heinz, said turnover fell by 1.6 percent, hurt by a 5.1 percent hit by foreign exchange rates.

The company stood by its full-year forecast for sales growth of 3 to 5 percent.

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