PZ Cussons Plc operates as a holding company, which engages in the manufacture and distribution of soaps, detergents, toiletries, beauty products, pharmaceuticals, electrical goods, edible oils, fats, spreads, and nutritional products. It operates through the following segments: Africa, Asia, and Europe. The Africa segment sells personal care, home care, food and nutrition, and electrical products. The Asia and Europe segment retails personal care, home care, and food and nutrition products. The company was founded by George Paterson and George Zochonis in 1879 and is headquartered in Manchester, the United Kingdom.