Which are the top FMCG companies in India?

Companies like Britannia, Nestle, ITC limited, Hindustan Unilever Limited have captured the lives and preferences of people and are expanding their businesses by inventing new and trending products.

What are FMCG’s? Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) are commodities that are traded rapidly and at a moderately low expense. It is extending its arms and ensuring safety and quality to the entire country. People love specific brands and the reason behind the success of such brands is continuous innovation. Every company tries to make an impact on the lives of people. An institution becomes successful when tries to cover every personal and universal aspect of existence. 


Hindustan Unilever Ltd

It is India’s biggest fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) corporation. For almost 80 years, It has been permeating in India like an incense stick. If we try to make a list of the top 5 FMCG, then It will attain the first position. HUL brands are used by 9 out of 10 Indian families. The sections utilized by people include Beauty and PersonalCare, Home Care, Refreshments, Snacks, etc. Every corner of India is covered by HUL.   

Revenue of HUL: Rs 40,511 Cr

Employers in HUL: 5,645

Dividend Yield: 1.05 %

ROE: 81.95 %

Promoter holding: 67.18 %

Debt to equity: 0.01

Market Cap:  451,666 Cr.

Sales Growth (3Yrs): 6.89 %

HUL is a place where over 40 brands get manufactured. Fabric Wash, Purifiers, Household Care, Personal Wash, Hair, Skin, Oral Care, Colour Cosmetics, Deodorants, Frozen items, Beverages, Ice Cream, Desserts, etc. The company has served and is serving millions of people by supplying customary products like Surf Excel, Wheel, Vim, Rin, Clinic Plus, Vaseline, Dove, Fair & Lovely, Sunsilk, Closeup, Brooke Bond, etc.  


ITC Limited

It was Founded in 1910. ITC is an assorted alliance with companies extending FMCG. It produces Foods, Cigarettes, Personal Care, Educational and Stationery Products, Branded Apparel, Incense Sticks, Hotels, Safety Matches, etc. It also is famous for Information Technology and Agricultural -Business

Revenue of ITC: Rs 51,321 Cr

Sales Growth (3Yrs): 7.25 %

Market Cap:  320,094 Cr.

ROE: 22.69 %

Debt to equity: 0.00

Price to book value: 5.47

Imperial Tobacco Company of India Limited was assimilated on August 24, 1910. It is the second largest in various lists of FMCG. The privilege of being Indian forced them to change the name of the company. In 1970, It was renamed Ia Tobacco Company Limited and was re-renamed as IC. Limited in 1974.



As far as food and beverage are carecerned, It is the biggest company in India. It has products ranging from universal elements to regional choices. The company is famous for possessing more than 2000 brands in 191 countries in this entire world. NESTLÉ India has expanded its business by establishing 8 manufacturing capabilities & 4 departmental offices. In 1961, NESTLÉ India inaugurated its first manufacturing capability at Punjab. After that, Choladi, Nanjangud, Samalkha, Ponda, Pantnagar, etc.


Revenue of Nestlé: 12,117 Cr

Market Cap:  139,532 Cr.

Sales Growth (3Yrs): 11.37 %

Promoter holding: 62.76 %

ROE: 45.30 %

Price to book value: 34.93


Britannia Industries

It is one of India’s longest-running with a heritage of 100 years. It is one of the leading and trusted food brands. It is known for Good Day, NutriChoice, Tiger, Marie Gold, Milk Bikis. Every household is familiar with these names. A diverse portfolio of Britannia includes Cakes, Biscuits, Rusk, Cake, Dairy products, etc.


Revenue of Britannia: 11,211 Cr

Market Cap:  75,893 Cr.

ROE: 30.25 %

Debt to equity: 0.04

Price to book value: 17.84

Sales Growth (3Yrs): 9.60 %

Promoter holding: 50.66 %


Britannia is a brand of many generations. Indian grandfathers gave offered these products to their grandchildren in succession. Brands of Britannia are adored by everyone. 5 million retail outlets are present in the country and serve almost and 50% of Indian households. Dairy products are produced through 100,000 platforms.

These are some of the best companies and their data that provide basic idea about their service and their manufacturing techniques. These products are consumed by almost everyone.

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