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Hindustan Unilever Ltd

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Hindustan Unilever Ltd

  • Subsidiary of Unilever, one of the world’s leading suppliers of FMCG
  • Over 16,000 employees
  • 35 brands spanning 20 distinct categories

Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) is India's largest fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) company with a history of over 80 years in India. It operates as a subsidiary of the global FMCG giant Unilever Plc.

With over 35 brands spanning 20 distinct categories such as soaps, detergents, shampoos, skin care, toothpastes, deodorants, cosmetics, tea, coffee, packaged foods, ice cream, and water purifiers, the company is a part of the everyday life of millions of consumers across India.

The Company has over 16,000 employees and has an annual turnover of Rs 30,170 crores (US$ 4.93 billion) (financial year 2014 - 2015).

Source: http://www.hul.co.in/

Hindustan Unilever Ltd: India's largest FMCG company

2015 Signs agreement with Everstone for sale of Modern bakery business
2014 Launches Prabhat initiative for community development in villages around its factories
2013 Completes 80 years of corporate existence in India
2007 Formally changes its name to Hindustan Unilever Ltd
2003 Acquires the Cooked Shrimp and Pasteurised Crabmeat business of the Amalgam Group of Companies
2000 Acquires 74 per cent equity in Modern Foods
1993 Acquired the Kissan business from the UB Group and the Dollops Ice-cream business from Cadbury India

Note: As of March 31, 2015: US$ 1 = Rs 62.5908

Updated: September, 2015

Consumer Markets
India’s FMCG industry is expected to grow at 12 per cent in 2016, reaching the sales figure of US$ 49 billion.