Everyday products like toothpaste, shampoos, soaps, food, drinks etc have been provided systematically by the leading FMCG companies. The growth of FMCG companies have been phenomenal, and have been growing steadily. The top FMCG companies in India are brands like ITC, HUL, Britannia, Nestle India & Dabur. The other companies are Marico, Patanjali, Godrej consumer products, GSK Consumer Healthcare & Colgate-Palmolive, which complete the rank wise top ten. Here is the list of top 10 FMCG companies in India 2016 based on revenues and profits.
Colgate-Palmolive is an American MNC operating in FMCG sector. The company was founded in 1806 in New York city by William Colgate.
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Colgate-Palmolive India Ltd is its India-based subsidiary that is engaged in personal and dental care business. The company started its operations and advertising at around 1902, and have ever since growing in terms of its reach and brand recall.
The company’s personal care product portfolio includes
-skincare and hair care products.
The company’s dental care segment includes toothpastes, toothbrushes, mouthwash and whitening powders etc. Colgate toothpaste, the flagship product of the company, has been leading oral care market in India from its inception. Colgate toothpaste is available in different variants which give it a strong portfolio.
Company has its manufacturing units in Sanand, Gujarat and Sricity, Andhra Pradesh to manufacture toothpaste and toothbrushes. Recently, both manufacturing units received certification from IGBC (Indian Green Building Council) for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). The company was also awarded the top position in the Brand Equity's Most Trusted Brand Survey for consecutive 5 years 2011-2015.