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Nestle recently avoided takeover attempt by Kraft Heinz that valued the company at $143 billion.
The consumer goods maker said sales in home care and personal care business jumped 3.4% to €7.8 billion and sales in foods and refreshment segment grew 2.2% to €5.5 billion.
Unilever said sales in developed markets dropped 1.5% to €5.4 billion while sales in emerging markets soared 6.1% to €7.9 billion.
""The actions we take keep us on track for another year of underlying sales growth ahead of our markets, in the range of 3% to 5%,"" said chief executive officer Paul Polman.