Top 10 FMCG Companies in the World 2017

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2. Philip Morris International

Philip Morris International is USA based FMCG company with products being sold in over 200 countries.

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It is the manufacturer of the best-selling brands (six brands among top 15 brand) and is well known for Marlboro. Apart from that Philip Morris is a long term sponsor of the Scuderia Ferrari Formula One team, and is one of the most recognizable brands worldwide.


The brands of Philip Morris earn no revenue for it in America as all of its brands there are owned by Altria which Philip Morris previously was part of (Before a spin off in March 2008). As clarified by Altria the purpose behind spinoff was Philip Morris would have more "flexibility" past the imperatives put by US corporate possession as far as potential prosecution and authoritative confinements to "pursue sales growth in emerging markets” like India and china where it has huge potential for growth. Philip Morris origin can be traced back to the small shop owned by Philip Morris and since then it has expanded through mergers and acquisitions in European and American market and has established manufacturing facilities across the globe. It recorded the revenue of 74.9 billion USD and 6.97 billion USD in year 2016 from its operations.

As the products made by the company are sometimes harmful, which could have been prevented and is also addictive, the operation of the organization is very dubious and are progressively the subject of case and prohibitive enactment from governments worried about the effect on strength of its items.

The operational headquarter of the organization is in Lausanne, Switzerland. Despite the fact that the corporate headquarter is still in New York. It doesn't work in the Unified States, with Philip Morris marks there still claimed by PMI's past proprietor Altria.

Sales ($Bn): 74.9

Profits ($Bn): 6.97

Countries: 200

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