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Close Up Fire-Freeze
The heat of aromatic spices meets the most advanced cooling agents in the innovative formula for our most unusual toothpaste
The clever combination behind Close Up Fire-Freeze toothpaste
Unilever’s scientists have developed a unique toothpaste which combines a warming sensation that battles bad breath with long-lasting, cooling freshness.
€ 1 billion
In 2011 Unilever spent €1 billion on research & development.
Currently we have over 6000 people working in R&D in all Unilever regions across the globe.
We typically file between 250 & 350 new patent applications a year.
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