Colgate toothpaste is owned by Colgate-Palmolive Company. Colgate and Palmolive used to be separate companies, but they merged together in 1928 and became known as Colgate-Palmolive in 1953.Continue Reading
Colgate is a sub-brand of the Colgate-Palmolive company. It focuses on creating toothpaste, toothbrushes, mouthwashes and dental floss. The company's first toothpaste was sold in a jar in 1873. Since then, they have created numerous types of dental hygiene products, many of which focus on cavity prevention and teeth whitening.
Colgate was started in 1806 by William Colgate. He first began working with starch, soap and candles, but the company expanded its product line after his death in 1857.Learn more about Corporations
Colgate advanced, mint, gel and whitening toothpaste types contain the same active ingredients: 0.24 percent sodium fluoride and 0.30 percent triclosan. Colgate gel formulations have the extra added ingredients: mica, FD&C blue no.1 and D&C yellow no.10, according to Colgate-Palmolive.Full Answer >
The major difference between Colgate and Crest toothpaste is that both brands have different toothpaste options available. Colgate has six options available, while Crest offers at least 10, with many additional sub-options. The most complete protection offered between the brands is Colgate Total Advanced Whitening and Crest Pro-Health Gum Protection, respectively.Full Answer >
Colgate toothpaste hit the market in 1873 and was presented for sale to the public in jars. Colgate moved to the tubed version of its toothpaste in the 1890s.Full Answer >
Some of the products manufactured by Unilever as of 2015 include Hellmann's mayonnaise, Lipton tea, Magnum ice cream bars, Signal toothpaste and Axe deodorant. Other products manufactured by Unilever include Ben & Jerry's ice creams, Biotex laundry detergent, Brut cologne and aftershave, Dove soap, and I Can't Believe It's Not Butter.Full Answer >