Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Industry in India

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Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Industry in India - Overview

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Industry in India is one of the fastest developing sectors in the Indian economy. At present the FMCG Industry is worth US$ 13.1 billion and it is the 4th largest in the Indian Economy. These products have very fast turnaround rate, i.e. the time from production to the revenue from the sell of the product is very less. In the present economic scenario, time is regarded as money, so the FMCG companies have to be very fast in manufacturing and supplying these goods.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Industry in India - Facts

The Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Industry in India include segments like cosmetics, toiletries, glassware, batteries, bulbs, pharmaceuticals, packaged food products, white goods, house care products, plastic goods, consumer non durables, etc. The FMCG market is highly concentrated in the urban areas as the rise in the income of the middle-income group is one of the major factors for the growth of the Indian FMCG market.

The penetration in the rural areas in India is not high as yet and the opportunity of growth in these areas is huge by means of enhanced penetration in to the rural market and conducting awareness programs in these areas. The scopes for the growth of the FMCG industry are high as the per capita consumption of the FMCG products in India is low in comparison to the other developed countries. The manufacturing of the FMCG goods is concentrated in the western and southern belt of the country. There are other pockets of FMCG manufacturing hubs.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Industry in India - Major Players
  • Britannia India ltd
  • Dabur India ltd.
  • Marico
  • Nirma ltd.
  • Cadbury India ltd
  • Nestle
  • Cargill
  • Coca-cola
  • Colgate-Palmolive India
  • Heinz co.
  • Unilever
  • Nestle
  • Pepsi co.
  • Jyothy Laboratories
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Samsung
  • LG
  • Haier
  • Sony
  • Whirlpool
  • IFB
  • TCL
  • Electrolux
  • Videocon


FMCG Industry in India
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Last Updated on 3/16/2011