Top 10 FMCG Companies in India 2017

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1. HUL

Hindustan Unilever Limited is the largest consumer goods company in India, established in 1933 and is based out of Mumbai.

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The company known for its presence across almost all categories of consumer products, has a variety of products in each of the categories targeted at almost all the customer segments. It has products in over 20 consumer categories majorly Food & Drink, Personal care, Home care and Water purifier serving over 700 million customers across the country and is undoubtedly the market leader in the FMCG sector.


Some of the famous brands of HUL are Dove, Lux, Lifebuoy, Pears, Hamam, Lyril, Rexona, Surf Excel, Wheel, Comfort, Clinic Plus, Sunsilk, Fair & Lovely, Pond’s, Lakmè, Vaseline, Bru, Taj Mahal, Lipton, Brooke Bond, Cornetto, Kisan, Annapurna, Magnum, Close up, Pepsodent, and many more.

The company with its exhaustive product range and wide distribution network aims to provide products fulfilling the needs and demands of all the segments of the society across the country. The company has always focused on innovative product offerings and adapting itself to the market changes, which has helped it maintain its market leadership.

Hindustan Unilever Foundation is a CSR initiative of the company aimed at community development related to water management. The other sustainability initiatives of HUL focus on health and hygiene, enhancing livelihoods, sustainable sourcing, greenhouse emissions, etc. Its rural initiative Shiksha, aims to empower under privileged rural women. Given its scale of operations and line filling strategy, HUL has been able to keep competition at bay and maintain clear leadership in the market for a long time. Today, HUL faces tough competition from Patanjali given the growing demand for the latter’s products and a demand for natural and ayurvedic products.

Revenue Rs (Cr): 30782

Rank Methodology

1. The leading FMCG companies are considered for the analysis

2. The revenues of the companies are taken

3. Based on the revenues, the companies are ranked to find the top FMCG Indian companies

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