FMCG formerly stands for fast-moving consumer goods. The industry produces all regularly consumed packaged foods for the consumer. It has become a global trend which is growing rapidly as it gives consumer good at a relatively low price keeping in mind the affordability of the varied customers.
The categorised product included in FMCG are packaged food and beverages, household items & personal care, and tobacco. The FMCG industry is changing fast and constantly evolving for it dynamic features which are helping the consumers to buy non-durable products at its best prices. In India, FMCG is trading up because they can and want to have what’s best for their families as the number of middle-class consumers increases. So, let’s look at the top 10 best FMCG companies in India in 2018:
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Amul is one of the leading brands in the FMCG product of Gujarat. The industry officially came into establishment in 1946 by Verghese Kurien. It has gained popularity for their dairy products that reached to a new level of innovation in the Indian market. It gradually gained the trust and faith of the consumer by delivering FMCG products of genuine quality. The name Amul comes with the notable phrase ‘Amul-The Taste of India’. The industry produces a varied range of products like Amul Gold, Amul Taaza, Amul Lite, Amul Gouda Cheese, Amul Pizza Mozzarella Cheese, Amul Malai Paneer, Amul Kool Koko, Amul Kool Milk Shake, Dahi, Gulab Jamun, and their products list goes on and on.
9. Godrej Group
Godrej Company came into existence in 1963 and based in Mumbai, Maharashtra by Ardeshir Godrej and Pirojsha Godrej. It serves its FMCG products in the global market with increasing sales and profits. It gives a unique package to their products at a relatively low price than other available brands in the market. Their products are often used by many Indians and been their favorite household products. The industry produced a range of products like Godrej Expert, Bblunt, Good Night, HIT, Godrej aer, Cinthol, Soft & Gentle, and much more in options.
8. Procter & Gamble
It definitely a fast-growing FMCG industry India by attributing its notable products for the cause of girl education in India. It came with the new product campaign ‘Shiksha’. The industry headquarters is based in the city of Ohio, United States. They have a range of products from personal care, household, and other neccessary goods for your daily needs. Their range of products includes Olay, Pantene, Vicks, Whisper, Pampers, Gillette, Ariel, Ambi Pur, Oral-B, Wella, Duracell, Hand & Shoulders, and Tide.
7. Marico Limited
Marico is one of the leading selling brands of consumer goods with its headquarters based in Santacruz, Mumbai in 1991. The industry comes with a range of products for our daily needs which includes Parachute, Livon, Saffola, Hair & Care, Parachute Advanced Body Lotion, Nihar Naturals, Set Wet, and much more. It is one of the trusted and recommended brand for all Indian family has it resulted in an impeccable performance and higher growth in the Indian market. Its pledges to give high-end products for their valued customers to keep their trust and faith in them completely intact for continuous buying from them. It has achieved to gain success not as only in the national market but in the global market as well.
6. Britannia Industries Limited
As we have all grown up eating the good old Britannia biscuit which was a part of our healthy diet in our childhood and still now even grown ups intakes their varied range of biscuits and cookies for their day-to-day life. Let get into its background a bit, the company came into existence in 1892 and based its headquarters in Kolkata, West Bengal. They have the good old Tiger Biscuits which have created a great demand among the Indian kids in all across India.
Their other range of products includes 50 50 Maska Chaska, Nutri Choice, Britannia Bread, Britannia Cake Biscotti, Britannia Cheese, Britannia Bour Bon, and much more varied consumer goods. The products come in good packaging without being compromising in their quality and taste. It consists of rich and natural ingredients to create the goodness of a healthy product for everybody barring any age.
5. Parle Agro
It is a well-known company of consumer goods in India believing in the goodness of quality products for every consumer. The company sells 100% certified good quality of food and health products for the various health benefits of the people. They have a range of beverages, water, and food items for the consumers which includes Frooti, Citra, Saint Juice, Appy, Appy Fizz, Bailley, Hippo Namkeens, Frooti Fizz, and much more. They serve healthy and natural drink which can be consumed by everybody without worrying about their health issues or health problems.
Nestle is another leading food brand in India who are more popular in bringing the ‘Maggi’ 2-mins noodles into existence. Recently, the Nestle brand caught up in the biggest controversy of lead contamination in Maggi but after a tough struggle, they achieved to get back their lost gone name with the help of their good strategic advertisements and campaign all across India. Now, Maggi has been again one of the top selling product in India with huge popularity. They have other range of products like Nescafe, Dairy, Drinks, Baby Foods, Nestle Milk Chocolate, Milo, Kit Kat, Pet Foods, Ice-Cream, and Chilled and Frozen Food Products in the varied category.
3. ITC Limited
ITC Limited is a well-established FMCG based goods and products for a wide range consumers that leads to the highest-grossing selling in the Indian market. They have a varied range of products in various categories which includes Tobacco, Consumer Goods, Hotels, Information Technology, Agribusiness, Packaging, and Paperboards & Specialty Papers. It has a net income of worth rupees 15, 493 crore. It headquarters is based in the city Kolkata, West Bengal. They have various products and brands that included Silk Cut, Gold Flakes Kings, Bingo, Aashirvad, Yippee, Sunfeast, Wills Lifestyle apparel brand, Fiama Di Wills, and much more with varied options in products.
The Colgate-Palmolive Company came into existence in 1937 with its headquarters based in New York City, United States. They have a varied range of product and became more popular after bringing into existence the oral care ‘Colgate Toothpaste’. They have two segments of product categories which include Oral care and Personal Care. The oral care products comprises toothpastes, toothbrushes, mouthwashes, kids products, and toothpowder. On the other hand, the Pamolive personal care products comprises hand wash, body wash, face wash, and much more.
1. Hindustan Unilever
Hindustan Unilever is the top selling brand of consumer goods which has achieved impeccable success throughout its industrial career. It is a well-renowned Mumbai based company which has always given quality marked products for various consumers to attain their trust and faith for their ongoing company. They have a varied range of products which included Axe, Comfort, Cornetto, Lifebuoy, Magnum, Knorr, Lux, Bru, Vaseline, Sunsilk, Pepsodent, Pond’s, Cif, Lipton, Dove, Tresemme, Active Wheel, Aviance, International Breeze, and much other for our daily needs.
Thus, FMCG food items are enriching and healthiest for the sustainable growth of the people with no health issues or problems. It has contributed its range of products in the global market as well. Therefore, this top 10 list gives us a overview of the best FMCG companies in India.