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Thursday 10 April, 2008

Unilever PLC

Transaction in Own Shares

Unilever PLC
10 April 2008



10 April 2008


Unilever NV - Transactions in Own Shares


Unilever NV announces that on 9 April 2008 it purchased 350,000 Unilever NV
ordinary shares (in the form of depositary receipts thereof) at prices between
euro 21.270 and euro 21.510 per share. The purchased shares will be held as
treasury shares.

Unilever NV also announces that 3,666 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 151,777,647 Unilever NV ordinary shares in treasury, and has
1,562,950,053 Unilever NV ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).


Contact:

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

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




SAFE HARBOUR STATEMENT:


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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