List of FMCG Companies in India
Fast-Moving Consumer Goods, abbreviated as FMCG, is the fourth largest area to contribute to India's economy. The Indian FMCG market was valued at around USD 110 billion in 2020 and is expected to get tripled in the upcoming years.
Let us know about some of the major FMCG companies in India:
1. ITC Limited
ITC Ltd was founded in 1910 with the name of Imperial Tobacco Company of India with its first office in Kolkata, West Bengal. Later it was renamed ITC Ltd. It has around 3500 employees with total revenue of around 74,979 crore INR. ITC is popularly known for its effective supply chain management and its good quality products. Sanjiv Puri is the chairman and director of ITC Ltd.
2. Godrej Consumer Products Limited
It is a manufacturing company that was founded in 2001 and has its headquarter in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It earns profit margins of around 10%-20% only from its Indian units. The Godrej Group manages Godrej consumers, and the CEO of the company is Sudhir Sitapati. This year Godrej Consumer's revenue is increased by around 4.5%, which is almost 414 crore INR.
3. Patanjali Ayurved Limited
It was set up in 2016 at Haridwar in Uttarakhand. It is a popular growing company in India as the majority of its products are 100% natural and made with various types of herbs and natural ingredients. Baba Ramdev, popularly known as Yoga Guru said that "Patanjali, is all set to overtake Hindustan Uniliver Limited and become the No 1 FMCG company of India". The estimated value of Patanjali's revenue is around 30,000 crore INR.
4. Parle Biscuits Pvt. Ltd
It is a manufacturing company, and it is known by almost everyone in India due to its specializations in biscuits. It has its headquarters located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It was founded by the Chauhan family in 1929. Every year it makes a profit of around 400 crore INR. It is a private company that gained popularity for its glucose biscuit Parle-G.
5. Nestle India
It is a manufacturing company and has its headquarters in Gurgaon, Haryana. The company was founded in 1959, and it specializes in coffee and beverages. It is a public company and makes a profit of around 617 crore INR. The profit of the company increases by 5%-10% every year. Nestle India has around 2000 products, among which Nescafe, Kit-Kat, and Maggi are the most popular in India.
6. Britannia Industries Limited
It is a manufacturing company and has its headquarter in Bangalore, Karnataka. It is handled by the parent company, Wadia group. It was founded in 1892, and its revenue is around 12,000 crore INR. The current CEO of Brittania industries is Varun Berry.
7. Marico Limited
It was founded in 1970 by Harsh Mariwala. It is a public company and has specializations in consumer goods. Marico Ltd is a public company and has around 1600 employees, and its revenue is 7439 crore INR. It has its head office in Mumbai, and Saugata Gupta is the current CEO of the company. The company is popular for its hair oil Parachute.
8. Dabur India Limited
Dabur India Limited is a public company that is popular for its product in various categories like skincare, health care, home care, oral care, Ayurveda, and much more. The company was founded in 1884 by S.K Burman and had around 5000 employees in its various manufacturing units. Its headquarters is set up in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. Its current CEO is Mohit Malhotra, and the company's revenue is around 9000 crore INR.
9. Hatsun Agro Product Limited
It is a Chennai-based company that was founded by R.G Chandramogan. The company was established in 1970, and since then, it has been a leading company in the production of dairy products and its exporting. The turnover of the company is around 55 billion INR. The company has been awarded the title of 'The Fastest Growing Asian Dairy Company'. The company started with Arun ice creams and was later incorporated as Hatsun Foods Private Limited.
10. Nakoda Group of Industries
Nakoda Group was incorporated as a private company with the name engaged in the business of producing and trading products of different categories like edible seeds, dry fruits, jams, fruit pulps, candies, Amla products, and much more. Nakoda Group also manufactures tutti-fruity, which is also known as Papaya Preserve. The company's turnover is 30.85 crore INR.
11. GRM Overseas Ltd
The company is primarily engaged in the production and export of rice and paddy. The processing unit of the company is located in Panipat, Haryana. The company was established in 1974 and was known by the name of Garg Rice & General Mills. The company earned a revenue of around 784 crores in the financial year 2020-2021. GRM Overseas Ltd sells its products with the brand name Kamdhenu and Chef. The company is one of India's leading Basmati rice exporters.
12. Vadilal Industries
Vadilal is a popular ice cream brand in India. The company manufactures flavoured milk and ice cream. The founder of Vadilal is Vadilal Gandhi, who sold ice creams in India when ice cream was not much popular. The company was founded in 1907. Vadilal industry also manufactures juice, frozen dessert and also exports processed frozen food like frozen fruits and vegetables
13. LT Foods
L T Foods was started around 1950 by Shri Raghunath Arora, whose vision was to provide quality rice to the families in his village in Amritsar. Later in 1978, L T Foods introduced the brand Daawat which is popular throughout the country now. Daawat is one of the best-selling Basmati rice in the country. LT Foods has its reach in more than 60 countries and sells its rice under the brand name Royal.
14. Lotus Chocolate Company Ltd
The company was incorporated in 1989 and is one of India's leading manufacturers of chocolate. The products of the company are supplied throughout the country and even overseas. Lotus Chocolate Company is located in Hyderabad, Telangana, as the area is closest to the cocoa growing areas of southern India.
15. Emami Limited
Emami Limited was founded in 1974 by Radhe Shyam Agarwal. The FMCG company has its headquarter located in Kolkata, West Bengal. The manufacturing company deals in Beauty products, health care, and personal care. Emami has a strong distribution network and has its distributors in almost every part of the country and more than 60 foreign countries. The company's revenue was USD 2.8 Billion in 2020, which is equivalent to 20,000 crore INR.
16. Himalaya Food International Limited
It is a leading FMCG company that was incorporated in 1979. It is a public company. The company offers a wide range of products like mushrooms, dairy, and many others. Himalaya food company has two modern facilities, one in North and one in South India. The company has its head office in Himachal Pradesh.
17. Flex Foods
Flex Foods is listed among one of the largest producers of natural food in the world. Flex Food was incorporated in 1990. It is a public company located in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Flex Foods Limited extracts its raw material through contract farming which has around 500 farmers. FFL, with the help of the farmers, cultivates and exports the best quality of mushrooms, herbs, fruits, and vegetables. The total revenue of the company is INR 105 crore.
18. Anjani Foods Limited
It is a public company which was founded on 25th June 1983. The company has its headquarters in Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh. Anjani Foods Limited is a major distributor of bakery products; it is well known for quality bakery products at a cheaper price. The products are available in 5 districts of Andhra Pradesh. K Aditya Vissam is the Managing director of Anjani Foods.
19. Amrit Corp. Limited
Amrit Corp Ltd, earlier known as Amrit Banaspati Company Limited, was incorporated in 1940. The company deals with dairy milk and milk products. The total sales turnover of the company is 36.58 crore. Amrit Corp. Ltd is an Indian-based company, and there are 16 companies managed by Amrit Corp. Limited.
20. Heritage Foods
It is one of the leading private sector dairy Enterprises. The founder of the company is N. Chandrababu Naidu. The company has its headquarters in Hyderabad. Heritage products are very popular in southern India. The company produces products like milk, flavoured milk, curd, ice cream, and many different milk products. Today the company has its networks in the southern Indian states like Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, and many others for the production and distribution of dairy products.
21. Pratap Snacks and Private Limited
The company was incorporated in 2009 and has its headquarters in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Pratap Snacks and Private Ltd is a food production company that sells snacks under the brands like Yellow Diamond, Rich Feast, and Avadh. Amit Kumat is the CEO of the company, and the company earned INR 378.78 crore in the financial year 2020-2021.
22. Bajaj Consumer Care Limited
It is a public company and was founded in 1940. It is one of the leading FMCG companies and has its headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The company leads in the category of hair oil; the most popular brands of hair oil which the company manufactures are Bajaj Almond drops hair oil, Bajaj Amla hair oil, and Bajaj Jasmine hair oil.
23. Jyothy laboratories
The company was incorporated in 1983 and has its headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. M.P Ramachandran is the founder of Jyothi Labs. The company manufactures a variety of products of different categories like fabric care, dishwashers, household insecticides, and personal care. Popular brands manufactured by Jyothy labs are Ujala, Maxo, Henko, Margo, Exo, and Pril.
24. Varun Beverages Limited
Varun Beverages was founded in Jaipur in 1995, and it is named after founder Ravi Rajpuriya's son. The company has its presence in almost every part of the country. Varun Beverages Limited has 31 manufacturing plants in India and 6 plants in foreign countries. The company manufactures carbonated drinks of PepsiCo such as Mountain Dew, Mirinda, Pepsi, and 7 Up. Apart from these carbonated drinks, the company also distributes Tropicana fruit juice.