Top 10 FMCG Companies in India 2016

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4. Nestle India

Nestle India is a subsidiary of Swiss company Nestle S.A. Nestle S.A. was founded in 1867 in Geneva, Switzerland by Henri Nestle.


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Nestle had started trading in India long back in 1912 & after India’s independence, Indian Government’s economic policies accentuated the need of local production facility and thus Nestle India Ltd was born. Company is headquartered in Gurgaon, Haryana, and has a pan-India presence and distribution.

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Nestle India has wide range of products in various categories such as milk products, beverages, infant foods, chocolates & confectionary, prepared dishes and cooking aids etc.

The company’s some of the famous brands include Nescafe, Maggi, Milkybar, Kitkat, milkmaid, Nestea, Natural Dahi etc. The company puts huge efforts in understanding consumer needs in accordance with changing lifestyles and tries to provide taste, nutrition, health and wellness through product offerings. Nestle group’s extensive R&D facilities and technology expertise supports their efforts. Company has 8 manufacturing centres across India.

The current controversy with maggi brand has actually shaken the bottom line but now is recovering again after lifting the ban by High court. Maggi eventually relaunched maggi vegetable atta noodles and maggi oats noodles that get lead with more than 50% market share for maggi. Nestle is World’s one of the largest and most diversified companies. With such a variety of product offerings under popular brands, Nestle is continuously strengthening its position in Indian market.

Revenue: INR 7961 Crores

Net Income: INR 444 Crores