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).
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