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Wednesday 19 March, 2008

Unilever PLC

Transaction in Own Shares

Unilever PLC
19 March 2008

19 March 2008

Unilever NV - Transactions in Own Shares

Unilever NV announces that on 18 March 2008 it purchased 1,000,000 Unilever NV
ordinary shares (in the form of depositary receipts thereof) at prices between
euro 20.110 and euro 20.400 per share. The purchased shares will be held as
treasury shares.

Unilever NV also announces that 3,031 Unilever NV ordinary shares held as
treasury shares were released under Employee Share Plans.

Following the above purchase and release, Unilever NV together with subsidiary
companies, holds 148,560,067 Unilever NV ordinary shares in treasury, and has
1,566,167,633 Unilever NV ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).


Unilever NV: Tanno Massar, Press Office, Rotterdam (Tel. +31 10 217 4844)

Unilever PLC: Tim Johns, Press Office, London (Tel. +44 20 7822 6805)


This announcement may contain forward-looking statements, including
'forward-looking statements' within the meaning of the United States Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as 'expects',
'anticipates', 'intends' or the negative of these terms and other similar
expressions of future performance or results, including financial objectives to
2010, and their negatives are intended to identify such forward-looking
statements. These forward-looking statements are based upon current
expectations and assumptions regarding anticipated developments and other
factors affecting the Group. They are not historical facts, nor are they
guarantees of future performance. Because these forward-looking statements
involve risks and uncertainties, there are important factors that could cause
actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these
forward-looking statements, including, among others, competitive pricing and
activities, consumption levels, costs, the ability to maintain and manage key
customer relationships and supply chain sources, currency values, interest
rates, the ability to integrate acquisitions and complete planned divestitures,
physical risks, environmental risks, the ability to manage regulatory, tax and
legal matters and resolve pending matters within current estimates, legislative,
fiscal and regulatory developments, political, economic and social conditions in
the geographic markets where the Group operates and new or changed priorities of
the Boards. Further details of potential risks and uncertainties affecting the
Group are described in the Group's filings with the London Stock Exchange,
Euronext Amsterdam and the US Securities and Exchange Commission, including the
Annual Report & Accounts on Form 20-F. These forward-looking statements speak
only as of the date of this announcement. Except as required by any applicable
law or regulation, the Group expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking
to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements
contained herein to reflect any change in the Group's expectations with regard
thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such
statement is based.

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