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Uncompromising Actress Kim Cattrall Shows Women They Can Have it All With I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!® Spread in the Brand's Newest Campaign

New Taste Test Finds that Four Out of Five Butter Lovers Agree I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!® Tastes as Good as Fresh Butter

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time to forget everything you thought you knew about compromising taste for fewer calories. Just ask Kim Cattrall. As part of its new campaign, I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!® has partnered with Ms. Cattrall to show consumers they can have it all - especially when it comes to their food. Featuring a rich and delicious fresh butter taste, I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! delivers flavor without compromise.

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Ms. Cattrall will appear in the new I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! campaign as the star of a series of television commercials slated to air in March 2011. In a savvy style reminiscent of her famous television series role, Ms. Cattrall plays out some clever storylines that place her in the company of delicious-looking men and delectable food, brought to life by a series of clever double entendres and some fun wordplay.

"Enjoying I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! is kind of like finding a deliciously gorgeous man, and then discovering he's single," joked Ms. Cattrall. "That's the spirit that we're playing with in this campaign - we're showing women they can have it all - delicious taste, with fewer calories and less fat than butter."

Barry Sands, Senior Brand Manager for I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! added, "In fact, a new taste test found that four out of five butter lovers agree that I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! Original spread tastes just as good as fresh butter.(1) The 'You Can Have It All' campaign highlights the rich and delicious fresh butter taste of I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!, while reminding audiences that this taste comes with 70 percent less saturated fat and 30 percent fewer calories than butter and zero grams of trans fat per serving.(2)"

"I do love to eat, but I strive to eat well - so I love having a choice that I can feel good about using every day," said Ms. Cattrall. "I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! tastes as great as fresh butter and I feel satisfied when I eat it, so I don't have to compromise."

To highlight the great taste and versatility of I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!, Chef Alex Guarnaschelli of Butter Restaurant in New York City created six exclusive recipes inspired by the fresh butter taste for the campaign launch. From a Fresh Cranberry Spread for toast to I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! Cookies, the recipes featuring I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! are highlighted on

"I grew up watching my mother make toast with I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! It always was, and still is, in my family's refrigerator," said Chef Alex Guarnaschelli. "And as a chef, home cook and mother, I never want to compromise taste as I create recipes - and I don't have to when I use I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! It tastes great and performs really well in a number of recipes, including sautéing and baking."

The new campaign also supports the launch of two new I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! varieties, making it easier than ever to infuse fresh butter taste into foods without compromise:

  • New I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! Spray made with Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a perfect topping for chicken and vegetables.
  • New I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! Whipped & Creamy Taste has a creamy texture and tastes indulgent.

For information and full nutrition facts, and to view Chef Alex Guarnaschelli's exclusive recipes, visit or follow the brand on Twitter,

(1) According to a new taste test.

(2) I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! 58 percent vegetable oil spread contains 8 g of fat (2 g sat. fat, zero g trans fat) and 70 calories per serving.

Unilever Soft Spreads

Unilever manufactures soft tub spreads under the I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!®, Shedd's Spread Country Crock®, Brummel & Brown®, Promise®, Promise activ®, and Imperial® brand names. Most soft spreads are made with a blend of nutritious vegetable oils including soybean and canola, and contain 70% less saturated fat than butter, have no cholesterol, and are rich in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, with many providing excellent sources of Omega-3 ALA. All Unilever soft (tub) spreads have 2 grams or less of saturated fat per serving (between 5 and 8 grams of total fat per serving), and with this formulation change, will contain no hydrogenated oils and no trans fat per serving.

About Unilever

Unilever's mission is to add vitality to life. We meet everyday needs for nutrition; hygiene and personal care with brands that help people feel good, look good and get more out of life. Each day, around the world, consumers make 160 million decisions to purchase Unilever products.

In the United States, the portfolio includes major brand icons such as: Axe®, Ben & Jerry's®, Bertolli®, Breyers®, Caress®, Country Crock®, Degree®, Dove® personal care products, Hellmann's®, Klondike®, Knorr®, Lipton®, Popsicle®, Promise®, Q-Tips®, Skippy®, Slim-Fast®, Suave®, Sunsilk® and Vaseline®. All of the preceding brand names are registered trademarks of the Unilever Group of Companies. Dedicated to serving consumers and the communities where we live, work and play, Unilever employs nearly 12,000 people in both the United States and Puerto Rico - generating nearly $10 billion in sales in 2008. For more information, visit

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