Top 10 FMCG Companies in the World 2017

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Unilever which is a Dutch-British transnational consumer goods company and is co-headquartered in Netherlands , Rotterdam and London, United Kingdom is one of the largest FMCG companies.

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Its items include nourishment, refreshments, cleaning specialists and individual care items. Unilever is the world's biggest purchaser merchandise organization measured by 2012 income and is the world's biggest maker of sustenance spreads, for example, margarine.


Unilever is one of the most established multinational organizations; its items are accessible in around 190 nations. Unilever has  over 400 brands under its name , but it  focuses on thirteen brands which have  sales of over one billion euros: Dove, Axe/Lynx, Omo,Rexona,  Becel/Flora, Heartbrand icecreams, Hellmann's, Knorr, Magnum, Lipton, Lux, Rama,  Sunsilk and Surf. Unilever is a dual-listed company which consists of, Unilever plc, based in London and Unilever N.V., based in Rotterdam. Common board of directors operates these two companies as a single business. There are four principle divisions in unilever – Sustenance, Refreshment (drinks and frozen yogurt), Home Care, and Individual Care. Innovative work offices of Unilever are in the Assembled Kingdom (two), the Netherlands, China, India and the Unified States.

In 1930, the merger of the English cleanser creator Lever Siblings and the Dutch margarine maker Margarine Unie prompted the arrangement of Unilver. Over the 100 years Unilever made series of acquisition like Brooke Bond, Lipton, Ben and Jerry's etc. In 2016 Unilever recorded over $56.7 billion in revenue and $5.9 billion in profits. Though it behind in revenue terms of the top 4, it is aiming for a sustainable business model which is evident by its activities around the world. Unilever has guaranteed to lessen the carbon impressions delivered by its assembling units to half and enhance manageability as far as agribusiness sourcing profiting lives of thousands of its providers by 2020. Having immeasurable operations over the world in right around 180 nations this organization is unmistakably resolved to give an intense battle to main 4 as far as incomes, benefits and brand value. With 67.25% of stake in Hindustan UniLever is their prominent endowment in India

Sales ($Bn): 56.7

Profits ($Bn): 5.96

Countries: 180

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