Do you know what the full form of FMCG is? Well, Fast Moving Consumer Goods is the answer which means products falling into this category are very cost-effective and are sold quite early. The vast Indian population is entirely dependent on FMCG products. From the normal salt of your food to the early morning toothpaste, all the common products used in Indian houses are FMCG.
FMCG products are manufactured to meet the basic needs of every citizen. These products are manufactured high in volume, but their cost is very low. Stationery items, skincare products, electronic appliances, generic medicines are some of the common examples of FMCG products.
Hence, today we’ll be explaining the top FMCG companies of India in 2020.
List Of Top 10 FMCG Companies Of India In 2020
Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL)
Hindustan Unilever Limited is the largest FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) company which was established more than 80 years ago. Believe it or not, no one can beat Hindustan Unilever Limited in terms of sales and revenue.
Nine out of 10 houses in India are entirely dependent on the FMCG products. The top-selling products of HUL belong to Beauty, Personal Care, and Home Care category. The overall revenue of Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) is 40,511 Crores.
ITC Limited is an FMCG conglomerate company that is the leading competitor in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods. The top-selling products of ITC Limited are incense sticks, cigarettes, cigars, skincare products, and household items.
Do you know what the full form of ITC Limited is? Imperial Tobacco Company was established in the year 1910. Imperial Tobacco Company is the second-largest FMCG company of India. In 1970, the Imperial Tobacco Company was changed to India Tobacco Company. Later, in 1974, the name was again changed to I.T.C Limited.
In 2001, all the full stops were removed from the name. The overall revenue of ITC Limited is 51,321 Crores (tentative).
Nestle India Ltd
Currently, Nestle India Limited is the biggest food and beverage company across the globe. This company has a strong presence in more than 191 countries. More than 2000 brands are registered under Nestle India Limited.
According to the sales reports, Nestle India LTD is the third biggest FMCG company in India. Nestle is having a total of eight manufacturing plants across the nation.
In 1961, Nestle established its first manufacturing plant in Moga, Punjab. Nestle is currently headquartered in Gurgaon, Haryana.
Britannia Industries Limited
Britannia Industries is one of the largest FMCGs companies of India established more than 100 years ago. Britannia is India’s most trusted and favourite brands. Marie Gold and Good Day are some of the top-selling products of Britannia company. Britannia sells dairy products like cheese, yoghurt, milk etc.
Britannia is the brand which is even known by our grandparents. Around 50% of Indian homes will have at least one Britannia product. Britannia has more than 5 million outlets across the nation.
Godrej Consumer Products Limited
Godrej Consumer Products is one of the leading and emerging FMCG company of India. Godrej Consumer Products is the flagship subsidiary of Godrej Group. Godrej currently has more than 1.5 billion consumers worldwide. This company is the fifth-biggest FMCG of India.
Godrej Consumer Products Limited has a very strong presence in the three major global markets- Latin America, Africa, and Asia. In the household sector, Godrej is the leading player in both Indonesia and India. Indonesians are in love with the wet tissues of Godrej company.
Dabur India Limited
Dabur India Limited is the leading and biggest Natural Health Care company established more than 135 years ago. Dabur India Limited is the sixth biggest FMCG company in India. The business of Dabur is majorly divided into three categories- International Business, Consumer Care Business, and Foods Business.
Dabur is India’s favourite Ayurvedic brand having a very strong presence in the Asian countries. Dabur Chyawanprash is one of the top-selling products of Dabur.
Marico Limited is one of the popular FMCG companies in India. Marico is the leading player in the beauty and wellness industry. This FMCG company was established more than 35 years ago. Marico primarily manufactures skincare products, hair care products, edible oils, and grooming products. Livon and Set Wet are some of the top-selling products of Marico Limited.
The overall revenue of Marico Limited is 7,500 crores (tentative). Soon Marico Limited is planning to expands its products to Africa and other Asian countries.
Varun Beverage Limited
Varun Beverages is the second biggest flagship franchisee of PepsiCo outside the United States. It is one of the leading players of both carbonated and non-carbonated drinks across the globe. This company is also one of the biggest FMCGs in India.
Sting, Nimbooz Masala Soda, Mirinda, Diet Pepsi, Mirinda Lemon, Duke’s Soda, and Pepsi are the top-selling products of Varun Beverages Limited. Varun Beverages Limited is having a total of 30 manufacturing plants across the nation. Soon this FMCG will also capture the beverage market of Sri Lanka.
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Ltd
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Ltd is the flagship associate of GlaxoSmithKline of the United Kingdom. GlaxoSmithKline is the world’s biggest healthcare companies exporting products to every nation. GlaxoSmithKline holds the leading position in OTC medicines and Oral care products. According to the latest reports, the overall sales of this FMCG is around 5000 Crores.
GlaxoSmithKline is exporting its products in 36 global markets having more than 110,000 workers. This company is currently exporting around 900 million doses to about 200 countries across the world.
Hatsun Agro Product Ltd
Hatsun Agro Product Limited manufactures products for fulling daily household cooking needs. This FMCG manufactures curd, milk, cheese, ghee, skimmed milk, and so on. Hatsun Ghee, Hatsun Paneer, Arokya Milk, and Arun Icecreams are some of the famous products of this FMCG. This company primarily exports its products to America and then Africa and other Asian countries.
So, here you are familiar with the leading FMCG companies of India. Believe it or not, we cannot live our life without the products manufactured by FMCG companies.