Strong performance in Personal Care and emerging markets, those were the key drivers behind our growth; so overall, a pleasing start, albeit against a weak prior-year comparator in Europe. And as you all know, impacted by some positive one-offs which affected all competitors.Turnover for the quarter was €12.1 billion, that’s up 11.9%. Volume growth contributed 3.5% and price at 4.7%, and that mainly reflects the carryover effect of price increases taken last year. In a period when pricing has been high, our positive volumes demonstrate the strength of our brands and the impact of our much improved innovation programs, although we have a long way to go.
Unilever Management Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
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