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Apr 4, 2013

Godrej India’s Top FMCG Company

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Godrej India’s Top FMCG Company
Godrej Consumer Products is India’s Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Company, with leading Household and Personal Care Products. Godrej, leading fmcg company, is one of the largest marketers of toilet soaps in the country and also leads in hair colours and household insecticides.

Godrej was established in the year 1897, and was founded by Mr. Ardeshir Godrej.
Godrej has 7 major companies with interests in real estate, FMCG, industrial engineering, appliances, furniture, security and agri care, are a few to name, with a turnover of 3.3 billion dollars.

Very few know that 26% of Godrej’s business is done overseas. It has its presence in more than 60 countries, and is India’s leading manufacturers of oleo chemicals and over hundreds of different industrial chemicals. With a global reach of 40 countries.

Godrej Industries is India's leading manufacturer of oleo chemicals and makes more than a hundred chemicals for use in 24 industries. It also manufactures edible oils, vanaspati and bakery fats. GIL is a member of the Godrej Group, which was established in 1897 and has since grown into a US$1.875 billion conglomerate.

Until March 31, 2001, the company was called Godrej Soaps. Thereafter, the consumer products division got de-merged into Godrej Consumer Products, and Godrej Soaps became Godrej Industries. This gave way to the formation of two separate corporate entities: Godrej Consumer Products and Godrej Industries.

Godrej Industries, besides its three businesses, also runs other divisions such as Corporate Finance, Corporate HR, Corporate Audit and Assurance and Research and Development. These operate on behalf of the entire Godrej Group.

GIL Company’s products are exported to 40 countries in North and South America, Asia, Europe, Australia and Africa, and in the Indian market, it is a leader in the production of fatty acids, fatty alcohols and AOS.


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