Hindustan Unilever Limited

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Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) was earlier known as Hindustan Lever Limited and it has its presence since 1956 in India. The Company Hindustan Unilever Limited is the country's biggest company in the consumer products sector and it has its head office in Mumbai.

The Company Hindustan Unilever is a subsidiary of the UK based company Transnational Unilever which holds 51% share. The company is the topmost marketer of detergents and soaps and it has also the biggest business in India in personal care products like deodorants, color cosmetics, fragrances, and products of skin care. Hindustan Unilever Company is also a leading company in ice creams, squashes, jams, tea, branded flour, processed coffee, and tomato products. The company also manufactures bulk and specialty chemicals, fertilizers, and animal feed.

Hindustan Unilever Limited's home and personal care brands include Lux, Breeze, Pears, Lifebuoy, Surf Excel, Rin, Pepsodent, Lakme, Axe, Ayush, and Rexona. The company's food brands are Brooke Bond, Lipton, Brooke Bond Bru, Kissan, Annapurna, Knorr, and Kwality Wall's. Hindustan Unilever has more than 80 manufacturing facilities that are spread all across the country. All the production units of the company are highly technologically advanced. Also Hindustan Unilever Limited uses the best quality of raw material for the production of its products. These measures has ensured that the products of the company are of good quality. The Company Hindustan Unilever has more than 15,000 employees.

The Company Hindustan Unilever is one of India's biggest exporters and this is the reason that the government of India has recognized the company as a super star golden trading house. The company has merged with a number of companies such as Lakme, Ponds, Brooke Bond Lipton India, and Modern Foods. Hindustan Unilever Limited's total income amounted to ` 31646.30 million in 2005- 2006 and the next year, this figure stood at ` 35877.20 million. The net profit of the company stood at ` 3805.90 million in 2005- 2006 and the next year, this figure increased to ` 4930.80 million. This shows that the Company Hindustan Unilever Limited has registered a significant growth in its profit levels.

Hindustan Unilever Limited has become one of the leading company in its sector in the country. This has been possible due to the fact that the company has strictly maintained the quality of its products which has led to customer satisfaction and loyalty. And so in the future also the Company Hindustan Unilever Limited must continue to supply the best quality of products to its customers so that it can retain its leadership position in the market.

Last Updated on 21/06/2011