Top 10 Largest FMCG Companies in India 2017

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. FMCG is a classic case of low margin and high volume business because of higher consumption rate. Here, we are providing a list of top 10 largest FMCG companies in India.

List of Top 10 FMCG Companies in India

10. Haldiram’s

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This company had started as a small shop at Bikaner in 1937. Over the years, they had massive word of mouth publicity for it’s great tasty and hygienic food across all outlets in India. Haldiram’s has entered in the list of top 10 largest FMCG companies due to its annul turnover of Rs. 4000 crore which is far more then American fast food rivals Domino’s and McDonald’s. Experts feel that the brand could have more than Rs 5,000 crore in retail sales after Parle in India. Haldiram’s serve it’s products in Snacks, sweets, beverages and frozen foods segment.

Total Revenue : Rs. 4,000 cr
No. of employees: 700+
Headquarters : Nagpur, India
Website : www.haldiram.com

9. Patanjali Ayurved

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Launched in 2015, Patanjali Ayurved took the market by storm giving major FMCG, and consumer goods companies – like HUL, Dabur, Colgate Palmolive et al – a run for their money. It has registered a turnover of Rs 5,000 crore in 2016 with the expectations to hit Rs 10,000 crore in 2017. Patanjali  proved its words by reaching its revenue to Rs 10,000 crore in year 16-17.  Patanjali has wide range of products in food and personal care category. Patanjali has diversified the business to enter into variety of segments such as food products, dental care, cosmetics, toiletries, hair care etc.

Total Revenue : Rs. 10,500 cr
Net Profit : Rs. 500 cr
No. of employees: 200,000
Headquarters : Haridwar, India
Website : www.patanjaliayurved.net

Last updated on 06/05/2017.

8. Pidilite Industries

Pidilite Industries Limited

The company was founded in 1959 and has its head office in Mumbai. It is present in the international market as well, such as the Middle East and Brazil. There are various manufacturing units of this all over the world such as Thailand, Egypt, UAE and Bangladesh. The most famous product of this company are Fevicol, M Seal, Dr Fixit, Hobby Ideas and various others.

Total Revenue : Rs. 3,400 cr
Net Profit : Rs. 455 cr
No. of employees: 4900+
Headquarters : Andheri, Mumbai, India
Website : www.pidilite.com

7. Amul

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Amul formed at Anand in Gujarat in 1946.A cooperative body, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), sells Amul brand of milk and dairy products across the country. Due to daily sells 120 lakh litres of milk across the country, Amul’s turnover has been growing over 20 percent since the last six years. GCMMF plans to achieve a sales turnover of Rs 30,000 crore by 2017-18.

Total Revenue : Rs. 23,000 cr
No. of employees: 750+
Headquarters : Anand, India
Website : www.amul.com

6. Parle Agro

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Parle was founded in 1929 in British India by the Chauhan family of Vile Parle, Mumbai. Later on it divided into three companies, Parle Agro, Parle Products and Parle Bisleri in 1984. Now company is among the top 10 FMCG companies in India. The company has some pioneer products in the segment like biscuits (Pale-G), fruit juices (Frooti).

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Total Revenue : Rs. 600 cr
Net Profit : Rs. 134 cr
No. of employees: 2,500+
Headquarters : Mumbai, India

5. Godrej Consumer Products Limited (GCPL)

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Godrej Consumer Products is a India’s largest engineering and consumer products company. It was found in the year 1897 by Ardeshir Godrej and today its products are used by over 1.1 billion consumers globally. Adi Godrej is chairman of Godrej Consumer Products. Company is aiming to expand overseas in Asia, Africa and Latin America regions. GCPL has high penetration rate in Indian rural as well as urban market.

Total Revenue : Rs. 3793 cr
Net Profit : Rs. 481 cr
No. of employees: 1200+
Headquarters : Mumbai, India

4. Britannia Industries

Britannia Industries

The company was established in 1891, with an investment of Rs.265 Initially, biscuits were manufactured in a small house in central Kolkata. Later, the enterprise was acquired by the Gupta brothers mainly Nalin Chandra Gupta. Today, Britannia is a leading food company in India with over Rs. 7858 crores in revenue, delivering products in over 5 categories. Britannia is s leading brand in the market of dairy with the help of its integrated cold chain logistics. It’s main focus is to maintain the quality and freshness of the food product. Britannia is recognized as one of the most trusted, valuable and popular brands among Indian consumers in various reputed surveys.

Total Revenue : Rs. 7858 cr
Net Profit : Rs. 134 cr
No. of employees: 2,400+
Headquarters : Kolkata, India

3. Dabur India Ltd

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Dabur India Ltd is one of India’s growing FMCG Companies with Revenues of over approx. Rs 7,806 Crore. Dabur was founded in 1884 by a physician named SK Burman in West Bengal, to produce and dispense Ayurvedic medicines. Its healthcare, personal care, beverages, digestives and skin care products are famous for their natural ingredients. Some of the well known brands are Fem, Dabur Amla hair oil, Hajmola and Chyawanprash. Now-a-days, Real fruit juice is more popular than PepsiCo’s juice from Tropicana.

Total Revenue : Rs. 8,454 cr
Net Profit : Rs. 1,064 cr
No. of employees: 6,500+
Headquarters : Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.

2. ITC Limited

ITC

ITC reach to its customer or consumers in many segments of business rather than FMCG. Established in 1910 as the Imperial Tobacco Company of India Limited, the company was renamed as the Indian Tobacco Company Limited in 1970 and further to I.T.C. Limited in 1974. Some of the brand of this company are very much famous by its tag name like “Aashirvaad” in kitchens segment and “John Players” in cloths segment.

Total Revenue : Rs. 53,748 cr
Net profit : Rs. 9,607 cr
No. of employees: 25,000+
Headquarter : Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
Website : www.itcportal.com

1. Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL)

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It is one of the largest Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) company in India. HUL company is one of the best of this kind not only in the India but abroad as well. HUL was established in 1933 as Lever Brothers, and in 1956, became known as Hindustan Lever Limited. HUL is the market leader in Indian consumer products with presence in over 20 consumer categories such as soaps, tea, detergents and shampoos amongst others with over 70 crore (700 million) Indian consumers using its products.

Total Revenue : Rs. 30,170 cr
Net profit : Rs. 4,315 cr
No. of employees: 16,000+
Headquarter : Mumbai, India.
Website : www.hul.co.in

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