Agriculture and Allied Industries
India has the 10th largest arable land resources in the world.

Agriculture Companies in India

Latest update: July, 2018

  • Gross Value Added by agriculture, forestry and fishing is estimated at Rs 17.67 trillion (US$ 274.23 billion) in FY18*.
  • Agriculture and allied sector’s GVA at constant 2011-12 prices grew a CAGR of 2.75 per cent between FY12-18.
  • Agriculture is the primary source of livelihood for about 58 per cent of India’s population.
  • As per Union Budget 2018-19, allocation of Rs 57,600 crore (US$ 8.9 billion) was made for The Agriculture Ministry.
Growth

Notes: GDP – Gross Domestic Product, MOSPI – Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, * 1st revised estimates, ** 2nd advance estimates
Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Print Release, RBI, Aranca Research, MOSPI, Central Statistics Office (CSO)

  • India is among the 15 leading exporters of agricultural products in the world.
  • Total agricultural exports from India grew at a CAGR of 16.45 per cent over FY10-18 to reach US$ 38.21 billion in FY18.
  • The contribution of agriculture to total export was 12.26 per cent in FY17.
  • Tea exports from India reached a 36 year high of 240.68 million kgs in CY 2017
Growth

Notes: CAGR - Compound Annual Growth Rate, FY18* - up to January 2018, 1_Principal Agriculture commodities, CY Calendar Year
Source: Ministry of Commerce, World Trade Organisation, Indian Budget 2016, APEDA, Business Standard, DGCIS

Crystal Crop Protection Pvt Ltd

Inspired by the noble cause of serving Indian agriculture, Crystal Group is a 34 year old company established by the visionary industrialist Mr Nand Kishore Aggarwal. Crystal engages in the technical manufacturing, formulation and marketing of agrochemical products – insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, plant growth regulators / micro nutr...

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Excel Crop Care Ltd

Established in 2002, Excel Crop Care Ltd has risen out of the demerged portfolio of the agricultural products segment of Excel Industries Ltd. Today it has realized its pride of being the ‘supplier of choice’ by reaching out to millions of farmers in more than 50 countries. Besides solutions in soil health, seed treatment, crop prote...

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PI Industries Ltd

PI Industries Ltd (PI) was incorporated in 1947 (as Mewar Oil & General Mills Ltd.) with its registered office in Rajasthan. PI Industries currently operates three formulation and two manufacturing facilities as well as five multi product plants under its three business units across India. PI has two business activities namely Agri Inputs and C...

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Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd

Nuziveedu Seeds, which was originally established as a part of NSL Group, has served Indian farmers for more than four decades. Seeds business was established in 1973. The company has its presence in 17 states and markets approximately 350 varieties of seed products to more than 5.5 million farmers across the country. Nuziveedu Seeds has collabor...

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National Agro Industries

National Agro Industries based in Ludhiana, Punjab, has been in the manufacturing business of seed-cum-fertiliser drills since 1970. The firm are pioneer manufacturer of Seed Drills in India. The firm often consult experts of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), G B Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, H A U Hisar, Rice wheat Consortium (R...

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Poabs Organic Estate

Poabs Organic Estates, one of the leading organic producers in India, is situated in the Nelliyampathy Hills in Palghat District of Kerala state in South India. At an average height of 3,500 feet, the estate is India’s largest perennial multi-crop organic farm, growing certified organic tea, coffee (Arabica and Robusta) with intercrops of p...

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Mother Dairy

Mother Dairy was set up in 1974 under the Operation Flood Programme. A wholly owned company of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB). Mother Dairy manufactures, markets and sells milk and milk products under the Mother Dairy brand (milk, cultured products, ice creams, paneer and ghee), Dhara range of edible oils, Safal range of fresh fruit an...

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CCL Products India Ltd

CCL Products India Ltd was incorporated in 1961 and started its commercial operations in 1995. The company is involved in the production of freeze-dried coffee, granulated coffee, and instant spray dried coffee. The company is a topmost producer and exporter of various types of coffee, which has helped it become one of the leading FMCG companies in...

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Nestle India

The Nestlé Company was founded in 1866 by Henri Nestlé in Vevey, Switzerland. Today, it employs around 280,000 people and has factories or operations in almost every country in the world. Nestle came to India when it set up its first factory in Moga, Punjab in 1961. Presently, it has four offices and around eight manufacturing facilitie...

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Pepsi Foods

PepsiCo entered India in 1989 and in a short period grew into one of the largest food and beverage businesses in the country. PepsiCo today is a global food and beverage leader with net revenues of more than US$ 65 billion and a product portfolio that includes 22 brands that generate more than US$ 1 billion each in annual retail sales. Its main bus...

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ITC Agri-business Division

ITC was incorporated in the year 1910 and originally called Imperial Tobacco Company of India Ltd. Later, in 1970, it was rechristened to Indian Tobacco Company Ltd and in 1974, to ITC Ltd. ITC started its Agri-Business division in 1990, which was set up to leverage its agri-sourcing competency and also to support in export of agricultural commodit...

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AMUL

Amul is an Indian dairy cooperative, based at Anand in the state of Gujarat.  Founded in 1946, the brand is today managed by the Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd (GCMMF) which is jointly owned by about 3,000,000 milk producers in the state. Amul the co-operative was formed as a response to the exploitation of marginal milk prod...

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Cargill India

Cargill, founded in 1865, is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Cargill’s operations in India started in 1987. It has more than 2,000 employees working in offices and plants across the country and boasts a network of warehouses and depots. Its business comprises refi...

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Monsanto India Ltd

Monsanto India Limited (MIL) was established in 1949. A subsidiary of the Monsanto Company, USA , it is the only publicly listed Monsanto entity outside USA. With a presence of more than six decades in India, MIL is committed to help the Indian farmer produce more while conserving sustainably and to be successful. MIL is an R&D-focused agriculture...

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ADVANTA LTD

Advanta Ltd is an associate company of United Phosphorus Ltd (UPL), a large Indian agrochemical company with a group turnover of Rs 3,500 crores (US$ 573.27 million). Advanta Ltd is the holding company for the global business of Advanta. It is also the first Indian multinational seed company with a global footprint, which enjoys a strong presence...

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Rallis India

Rallis India Rallis is one of India’s leading agrochemicals companies, with comprehensive range of agro inputs and services are spread across 80 per cent of the country’s districts through an extensive distribution network. The company is known for its deep understanding of Indian agriculture, sustained relationships with farmers, ...

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