Top 10 FMCG Companies in Australia 2016

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7. Metcash Limited

Started in 1920 as a little, privately-owned company, Metcash, has developed into a leading brand in Australia.


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It is driving wholesale distribution and marketing organization with expertise in grocery, fresh produce, beverages, equipments and other FMCG products in Australia. The group has utilized the strength of numbers and their purchasing power to negotiate the best prices for their clients ie the autonomous retailers.

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They started as a food and liquor brand and have diversified their businesses to incorporate hardware equipment. They have continuously utilized their experience, drive and excitement to guarantee that the independent retailers have a splendid and flourishing future as Successful Independents.

Metcash's clients are, transcendently, independently owned grocery and liquor stores but also compose of hardware stores, which work under their brand portfolio of IGA, Miter 10, and Cellarbrations. Metcash is a specialist when it comes to forwarding the interest of grocers and liquor stores through its center ability of purchasing, marketing, brand building, logistics and warehousing.

Metcash has 3 inside divisions, regularly alluded to as business columns, each working in the wholesaling industry section under the head of Metcash Food and grocery, Australian Liquor Marketers and Mitre 10. Metcash Food and grocery is composed of Supermarket and Convenience divisions which cater to approximately 2,400 independent stores across Australia. Australian Liquor Marketers operates with 15 distribution centers covering each state across Australia and NewZealand. While, Mitre 10 has gone on to become the second largest player in the Australian hardware industry.

Metcash has developed by joining Australia's grocers and expanding its reach of organizations to wind up an ASX Top 100 Company. With its headquarter in Sydney, the organization operates through various touchpoints, varying from serving supermarket clients and businesses through hardware equipment.

Market Cap (in Bn $)= 1.733