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Food Processing
India’s share in global sugar production in 2022 is forecast at 15 per cent at around 32 million tonnes.

Top Food Processing Companies in India

Latest update: July, 2017

Exports of processed food and related products

  • During FY11–16, India's exports of processed food and related products (inclusive of animal products) grew at a CAGR of 11.74 per cent, reaching US$ 16.2 billion.
  • Main export destinations for food products have been the Middle East and Southeast Asia.
  • In FY17* India’s exports stood at US$ 1.3 billion.

Food processing and its segments

  • The food processing industry is one of the largest industries in India and ranks fifth in terms of production, consumption and exports. As per the latest data available, food processing sector is expected to reach US$ 258 billion in FY15.
  • In FY16* (till December 2015), food processing industry constituted 14 per cent to India’s GDP through manufacturing.
Indian Food Industry

Introduced primarily for British settlers in India, Kissan has been present in India since 1935. The UB Group, under the Late Mr Vittal Malya then, acquired Kissan from Mitchell Bros in the year 1950. However, in 1993, Hindustan Unilever Ltd took it over from the UB Group. Since its launch, innovation has been the main approach. The brand intro...

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LT Foods Ltd

LT Foods employ around 900 employees in India and abroad. The company’s flagship brand ‘Dawaat’ launched in 1980’s is now recognized as the leading brand in the industry. The company has a strong nationwide distribution network in the domestic market that sells products such as branded rice, wheat and pulses, healthy snac...

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REI Agro Ltd

Raindrops basmati rice comes from the house of REI Agro Ltd – world’s largest basmati processing company. REI Agro Ltd was established in the year 1994 with a vision to consolidate the fragmented basmati rice industry. Today REI is India’s leading food major and is listed in Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), National Stock Exchange (NSE), London Stock ...

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Modern Dairies

Modern Dairies is prestigious is an ISO:9001, ISO 22000, ISO 14001 (environment management) and HACCP (food safety), certification to its credit. The company manufactures a wide range of milk and milk products. Strategically located at the centre of milk rich belt in Karnal, on the National Highway No 1, just 136 Kms from North Delhi. Abundant m...

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Britannia

The company was started in the year 1892 in Calcutta (now Kolkata) as a biscuit factory with an initial investment of just Rs 295 (US$ 4.76). From a humble beginning, Britannia Industries Ltd is presently one of India’s most popular food industries. The company's offerings are spread across the spectrum with products ranging from the healthy ...

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Nestle India

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 facilities across India. Nestlé has been a partner in India's growth for over nine decades now and has built a very special relationship of trust and commitment with the people of India. The company's a...

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Heritage Foods

The Heritage Group was founded in 1992 by Mr Nara Chandra Babu Naidu. It is one of the fastest growing private sector enterprises in India, with five business divisions, namely, Dairy, Retail, Agri, Bakery and Renewable Energy, under its flagship Company Heritage Foods Ltd. The annual turnover of Heritage Foods crossed Rs 1726.99 crore (US$ 281....

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Kohinoor Foods

Established in 1989, Kohinoor has presence in over 60 countries. The company owns one of the finest basmati rice brands, also a wide assortment of food products that include wheat flour, ready-to-eat curries and meals, simmer sauces, cooking pastes to spices, seasonings and frozen food. At present, the company has customers in the USA, Canada, ...

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Hatsun Agro

Hatsun Agro Product Ltd is the largest private sector dairy in India. It was established in 1970 and has since been a pioneer in promoting dairy products. Presently, Hatsun has chilling centres in more than 68 locations, over 1,348 contract vehicles, milk sheds spread over 10 districts in Tamil Nadu and three districts in Karnataka, and over 300,00...

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Parle Agro

Parle Agro is the largest Indian food and beverage company, which started in 1959 as Baroda Bottling Company for carbonated beverages. The original Parle company was started in the year 1929 and was owned by the Chauhan family. Parle became popular with the release of its products such as Frooti and Parle-G. Parle Agro, today, is a Rs 2,200 Cror...

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MTR FOODS

Started in 1924 with the establishment of the MTR restaurant, MTR Foods today stands tall as an Indian heritage brand. A household name, MTR Foods has consolidated its market leadership in the south of the country and is all set for a strong pan-India presence, beginning with forays into the northern, western and eastern regions. In February 200...

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McCain Foods

McCain Foods (India) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of McCain Foods Limited in Canada. Since 1998, the company has been engaged in agriculture research and development (R&D) and in the development of the frozen food market in India and other countries of the subcontinent. The company's products are used by leading fast food chains, hotels, restaura...

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Ruchi Soya

Ruchi Soya Industries is among the top five FMCG companies in India with a turnover of over Rs 26,000 crore. It is among the 50 fastest growing FMCG companies in the world, and is the number one cooking oil maker and palm plantation company in India. Over the years, the company has forayed into making soya foods, bakery fats and vanaspati produ...

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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 million 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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KRBL

With a 120 year heritage and an existence since 1889, KRBL Ltd is India’s first integrated rice company with a comprehensive product chain. KRBL today stands at the top slot of the Indian rice industry, unmatched and unparalleled in every aspect. It has an extensive and well-positioned brand presence in both, the domestic and international marke...

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