Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) is the sector which is growing up very fast in all over the world. India comes as a larger market place to outrun this industry faster in the world. Products under this category are usually low in cost and high in volume used every day by people across the globe. According to the brand popularity and wide penetration of the distribution network, these are the top 10 best FMCG companies currently in India.
1. Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL)
Hindustan Unilever Limited is the top Indian FMCG brand. More than 2 billion of people use the HUL products on regular basis. It is a global company selling fast-moving consumer goods and purpose is to make sustainable living commonplace
The company has a wide range of products in the categories like food and beverages, personal care, home care and water purifying segments. The company has more than 35 prestigious brands like Dove, Knor, Lifeboy, Ponds, Lakme, Surf Excel, Elle18, Broke Bond, Kwality, Sunlight and much more.
Corporate Office: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Turnover: 4.0 Billion Dollar
Company Website: https://www.hul.co.in/
Colgate Palmolive was a small soap and candle business that William Colgate began in New York City early in the 19th century is now, more than 200 years later, a truly global company serving hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide.
Now Colgate brand are sailing in over 200 countries. Most popular brands are Colgate, Mennen, Palmolive, Ajax, Soft-soap and Hill’s Pet Nutrition are among the world’s most recognizable household names, trusted and relied upon by consumers everywhere.
Colgate is committed to getting better every day in all it does, as individuals and as teams. By better understanding consumers’ and customers’ expectations and continuously working to innovate and improve products, services and processes, Colgate will “become the best.”
Corporate Office: New York, USA
Turnover: 17.08 Billion Dollar
Company Website: http://www.colgate.co.in/app/Colgate/IN/CompanyHomePage.cvsp
3. ITC Limited
ITC stands for India Tobacco Company. The Company is among India’s ’10 Most Valuable (Company) Brands’, according to a study conducted by Brand Finance and published by the Economic Times. ITC also ranks among Asia’s 50 best performing companies compiled by Business Week. Apart from the fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) company operates Hotels, Paperboards & Specialty Papers, Packaging, Agri-Business, and Information Technology.
Within a relatively short span of time, ITC has established vital brands like Aashirvaad, Sunfeast, Fabelle, Sunbean, Dark Fantasy, Delishus, Bingo!, Yippee!, Candyman, mint-o, Kitchens of India in the Branded Foods space; Essenza Di Wills, Fiama, Vivel, Vivel Cell Renew, Engage, Savlon, Shower to Shower and Superia in the Personal Care products segment; Classmate and Paperkraft in Education & Stationery products; Wills Lifestyle and John Players in the Lifestyle Apparel business; Mangaldeep in Agarbattis and Aim in the Safety Matches.
Acknowledged as a global exemplar in sustainability, ITC is the only enterprise in the world, of comparable dimensions to be carbon-positive, water-positive, and solid waste recycling positive.
.Corporate Office: Kolkata, WB Turnover – 7.0 Billion Dollar |
Turnover: 7.0 Billion Dollar
Company Website: http://www.itcportal.com/
NESTLÉ India is a subsidiary of NESTLÉ S.A. of Switzerland. With eight factories and a large number of co-packers, Nestlé India is a vibrant Company that provides consumers in India with products of global standards. Nestlé is the world’s largest food and beverage company. We have more than 2000 brands ranging from global icons to local favorites, and we are present in 191 countries around the world. The company has more than 150 years of experience in the food manufacturing and distribution industry.
The company deals with a wide range of products in different segments. Basically, the milk products and nutrition, beverages, prepared dishes and cooking aids, chocolates and confectionery, vending and food services are the major operational segments of the company. The most popular brands of the company are EveryDay, Nescafe, KitKat, Maggi, Milkmade, Nestea, Munch.
Corporate Office: Vevey, Switzerland
Turnover: 87.0 Billion Dollar
Company Website: https://www.nestle.in/
5. Parle Agro
Since 1929, Parle Agro have grown to become India’s leading manufacturer of biscuits and confectionery. As the makers of the world’s largest selling biscuit, Parle-G, and a host of other very popular brands, the Parle name symbolizes quality, nutrition and superior taste. Parle biscuits and confectionaries are fast gaining acceptance in International markets, across all continents. The major first world markets like U.S.A., UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Middle East are relishing Parle products. As part of the efforts towards a larger share of the global market, Parle has received some globally recognized certifications (FSSC: 22000, ISO: 22000 and Halal Certification) and we have the membership of some of International associations like, BCMA, (USA) etc.
Basically, the company operates in the food and beverages industry. the company has several popular brands in the beverages and confectionery segment. Some of the most popular products are Frooti, Appy Fizz, Hippo, Parle G, Bailley etc.
Corporate Office: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Turnover: 1 Billion dollar (Approx)
Company Website: http://parleagro.com/
6. Britannia Industries Limited
Britannia Industries is one of India’s leading food companies with a 100 year legacy. Britannia is among the most trusted food brands and manufactures India’s favorite brands like Good Day, Tiger, Nutri-Choice, Milk Bikis and Marie Gold which are household names in India. Britannia’s product portfolio includes Biscuits, Bread, Cakes, Rusk, and Dairy products including Cheese, Beverages, Milk and Yoghurt. Britannia is a brand which many generations of Indians have grown up with and our brands are cherished and loved in India and the world over. Britannia products are available across the country in close to 5 million retail outlets and reach over 50% of Indian homes.
The business operates with 13 factories and 4 franchisees selling close to 1 mn loaves daily across more than 100 cities and towns of India.
Britannia has a presence in more than 60 countries across the globe and international footprint includes presence in Middle East through local manufacturing in UAE and Oman, is the No 2 biscuit player in UAE with a strong contention to leadership and has a similarly strong market position in the other GCC countries.
Corporate Office: Kolkata, WB
Turnover: 730 Million Dollar
Company Website: http://britannia.co.in/
7. Marico Limited
Marico Limited is one of India’s leading consumer products companies operating in the beauty and wellness space. Currently present in 25 countries across emerging markets of Asia and Africa.
Marico has nurtured multiple brands in the categories of hair care, skin care, edible oils, health foods, male grooming, and fabric care. Marico’s India business markets household brands such as Parachute, Parachute Advansed, Saffola, Hair & Care, Nihar, Nihar Naturals, Livon, Set Wet, Mediker and Revive among others that add value to the life of 1 in every 3 Indians. The International business offers unique brands such as Parachute, HairCode, Fiancée, Caivil, Hercules, Black Chic, Isoplus, Code 10, Ingwe, X-Men and Thuan Phat that are localized to fulfil the lifestyle needs of international consumers.
Corporate Office: Bandra, Maharastra
Turnover: 59 Billion Dollar (Financial Year 2016 – 2017
Company Website: http://marico.com/
8. Procter & Gamble
P&G is one of the largest and amongst the fastest growing consumer goods companies in India. Established in 1964, P&G India now serves over 650 million consumers across India.
Its presence pans across the Beauty & Grooming segment, the Household Care segment as well as the Health & Well Being segment, with trusted brands that are household names across India. These include Vicks, Ariel, Tide, Whisper, Olay, Gillette, Ambipur, Pampers, Pantene, Oral-B, Head & Shoulders, Wella and Duracell.
P&G operates under three entities in India – two listed entities “Procter & Gamble Hygiene and Health Care Limited” and ‘Gillette India Limited’, as well as one 100% subsidiary of the parent company in the U.S. called ‘Procter & Gamble Home Products’.
Corporate Office: Cincinnati, USA
Turnover: 83 Billion Dollar |
Company Website: http://www.pg.com/en_IN/
9. Godrej Group
Godrej Consumer Products is a leading emerging markets company. As part of the 120-year young Godrej Group enjoys the patronage of 1.1 billion consumers globally, across different businesses. Godrej builds 3 emerging markets (Asia, Africa, Latin America) across 3 categories (home care, personal wash, hair care). Godrej rank among the largest household insecticide and hair care players in emerging markets.
Companys’ some of the most successful consumer brands are Good Night, Ezee, Godrej Nupur, Cinthol, Hit, Godrej Expert, Godrej Aer etc. Apart from India, the company is the second largest player in Indonesia and now expanding the footprint in Africa.
4 Billion Dollar
Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd (GCMMF Ltd) is the largest Food Company marketing milk & milk products under the brand names of AMUL and SAGAR .
Additionally, the company has been a pioneer in the fields of the departments of milk and milk products. Almost every Indian knows the company as The Taste of India – the most popular tagline of Amul.
Under the brand name Amul, the company has a wide range of consumer food items. This list includes packaged milk, butter, cheese, ice cream, dahi, ghee, milk powder, chocolates etc.
Corporate Office: Anand, Gujrat
Turnover: 2.15 Billion Dollar
Company Website: http://www.amul.com/
All information collected from respective company website (like: Amul, Nestle, Parle, etc).
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