The Unilever Pakistan Limited (UPL), formerly Lever Brothers Pakistan Limited was established in Pakistan in 1948. The town of Rahim Yar Khan was the site chosen for setting up a vegetable oil factory. Unilever Pakistan is the largest FMCG company in Pakistan, as well as one of the largest multinationals operating in the country. Now operating six factories at different locations around the country. The Unilever's Head Office was shifted to Karachi from the Rahim Yar Khan site in the mid 60's.
Death of contestant on Unilever sponsored TV reality show
A contestant on a Pakistani reality TV show drowned while performing a challenge for the program, sponsored by Unilever Pakistan. Fareshteh Aslam, information officer for Unilever Pakistan, asserted that Unilever Pakistan accepts no liability for Mr Khan's death. An investigation is pending.