A. HINDUSTAN UNILEVER
WHAT IS HINDUSTAN UNILEVER?
Hindustan Unilever Limited is a part of Unilever, an English company registered in India by Unilever to conduct business in India. Its headquarters are in London, England. Its head office in India is in Mumbai. 67% of its dividends go to England.
With over 85 years of heritage in India, Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) is India’s largest fast-moving consumer goods company. On any given day, nine out of ten Indian households use our products, giving us a unique opportunity to build a brighter future. We are known for our great brands, the positive social impact we create, and our belief in doing business the right way.
HUL works to create a better future every day and helps people feel good, look good and get more out of life with brands and services that are good for them and good for others.
With 50+ brands spanning categories such as fabric solutions, home and hygiene, life essentials, skin cleansing, skincare, haircare, color cosmetics, oral care, deodorants, tea, coffee, ice cream & frozen desserts, foods, and health food drinks, the Company is a part of the everyday life of millions of consumers across India. Its portfolio includes leading household brands such as Lux, Lifebuoy, Surf Excel, Rin, Wheel, Glow & Lovely, Pond’s, Vaseline, Lakmé, Dove, Clinic Plus, Sunsilk, Pepsodent, Closeup, Axe, Simple, Love Beauty Planet, TRESemmé, Brooke Bond, Bru, Knorr, Kissan, Kwality Wall’s, Horlicks and Pureit.
The Company has about 21,000 employees and has sales of INR 50,000+ crores (the financial year 2021-22). HUL is a subsidiary of Unilever, one of the world’s leading suppliers of Food, Home Care, Personal Care, and Refreshment products with sales in over 190 countries.
Forbes rated HUL as the most innovative company in India and #8 globally. Aon Hewitt recognizes HUL as one of the best companies to work for and it continues to be the ‘Employer of Choice’ in the FMCG industry for the past 12 years.
products in India
Many of its products are sold in India. It remits 67% of its business in India to England and spends the rest in India to expand the business and increase profits, etc. In a survey conducted by a company named Nielsen, it was found that 2 out of every three Indians are buying the product of this England company and England is benefiting a lot from it and the economy of England is getting stronger and the value of the rupee is lower. is happening. Due to which this inflation is increasing even more.
What products are included in Hindustan Lever?
Launch of Hindustan Unilever-
FMCG i.e. Fast Moving Consumer Goods was started in 1888 by the Lever Brothers Company. After this Soap Brands started expanding continuously and then in 1895 Lifebuoy and other Famous Brands like Pears, Lux and Vim came into the market.
Is Hindustan Unilever a private company?
Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) is a public limited company listed on stock exchanges in India and not a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU). HUL is the Indian Subsidiary of Unilever. Unilever is a British-Dutch transnational consumer goods company co-headquartered in London, England, and Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Is Hindustan Unilever a government company?
HINDUSTAN UNILEVER LIMITED is a Public incorporated on 17-10-1933. It is classified as a Non-govt company and is registered at RoC-Mumbai.
Why did Hindustan Unilever fall?
One of the key factors behind the fall in the stock is sharp inflation, which has affected consumption. “High inflation is affecting volume growth. Down trading is being witnessed towards lower unit packs (LUPs) but not yet toward lower-end brands.
Can we buy Hindustan Unilever share?
You can easily buy Hindustan Unilever shares in Groww by creating a Demat account and getting the KYC documents verified online.
Is Hindustan Unilever B2B?
We operate in the B2B (business-to-business) space through two separate divisions—out-of-home division for beverages and Unilever Food Solutions for foods.
It was created by the Lever Brothers in England in 1929. Which gradually started spreading to other countries as well.
Start in India
When India did not even become independent, that is, in 1932, it started its business in India. Earlier it was known as Lever Brothers in India. After a few years of India’s independence, it changed its name to Bharat Unilever Limited in 1956. 67% of its profits go directly to England.
It started business in India in 1933.
In 1993, it bought a company called Breyer in the United States and after that started doing business here.
Hindustan Unilever owner country
When the Burman family started as a small Ayurvedic pharmaceutical company in 1884, then after 125 years it would become the number one company, no one would have thought. Dabur India Limited, a company of the Burman family of Kolkata, has now waved its wings all over the world. This company, which has completed 125 years in the field of Ayurvedic and Naturopathy, has no match now. Today it has become the largest professional company of herbal and natural products in the country.
Dabur India has more than 250 products in the market. From medicine to food, Dabur is seen everywhere. Dabur products are available in more than 60 countries across the world. Its business abroad alone is 500 crores.
Amit Burman, the company’s vice-president, who heads Dabur India Limited with an MBA degree from Cambridge University, is also a pilot. They love to fly in the air.
It will not be an exaggeration to say that Amit Burman’s urge to fly has taken Dabur India Limited to the heights of Ayurveda. It is said that Amit Burman is the ‘pilot’ of the company, so the sky is the limit for its flight.
To meet the growing challenge of Patanjali
Ayurved, Dabur Company is now preparing its new strategy, with which the company is preparing to launch its new products in the market by making changes in its Ayurvedic products according to the modern times. Dabur will initially bring products related to women’s healthcare in a modern format and then launch its products in the baby segment.
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Dabur’s product portfolio is quite diversified. The company sells hair oils, shampoos, skincare, health supplements, digestive, oral care, food, etc. It is number one in many categories. The company is in a very good location. There are very few companies that have big brands in the Natural-Herbal-Ayurvedic sector.
28 out of 41 analysts are advising buy in the shares of the company. At the same time, 9 says that they should be held. Only 4 suggest that this stock should be sold.
Dabur is taking several steps to maintain its high growth rate. It is working on expanding its rural distribution network. It has direct access to 12 lakh outlets in 2019. In 2018, it had a reach of only 10.9 lakh outlets.
The company is also focusing on existing brands like Honeytus, Pudin Hara, etc. She wants to make them a big brand. He is also preparing to launch new products. The company is constantly trying to increase the cultivation of rare medicinal herbs. They are currently cultivated on 5,000 acres.
By the way, the challenges in front of him in the domestic market are less. But, the situation on the international front is not so easy. International operations account for 28 percent of the total revenue. Where performance is fine in nearby countries. At the same time, increasing inflation in Egypt has affected the demand there. Similarly, the performance in the Middle East and North African region has also been disturbed due to the fall in the price of crude oil.
Dabur has maintained its margins at 21-22 percent. It is expected to increase further as the conditions of foreign trade improve.
C. BRITANNIA INDUSTRIES
Britannia is a company from which country?
This company was started in 1892 in Kolkata (Calcutta). Its headquarter is also located in Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal. It is one of the oldest biscuit manufacturing companies. This company was started by a British businessman in 1892 with an investment of just Rs 295.
The then small-scale biscuit maker later became Britannia Industries in the year 1979. Later it also became an ally in the United Nations World Food Program. The United Nations sent biscuits from Britannia Company all over the world, especially during times of crisis. Sometimes these biscuits were also made on the demand of the United Nations to fight malnutrition.
The Britannia Company was started in the year 1892 as a cottage industry in Calcutta (now Kolkata). It was operated from a small house at that time. The cost of starting this company was only Rs 295. Five years later it was bought by two Gupta brothers (name unknown). The Gupta brothers decided to take this company to Dum Dum.
There this company was called VS. It was operated under the name of Brothers. Later in the year 1918, the name of the company was changed to Britannia Biscuit Company. When the British businessman CH Holmes also joined the Gupta brothers as a partner in this company. In this way, this company became the first machine-making biscuit company in India. The company imported gas ovens in 1921 and became the first company in the entire Asian region to do so.
In 1924, Peake, Freya & Company also became partners in Britannia. Freya & Co. was Britain’s top biscuit maker. Later in the year 1978, the company opened its shares to the public. This move of the company made it a completely Indian company. The share of Indian citizens in this company is more than 60 percent. Presently, this company is owned by Wadia Gharana, a big businessman in Mumbai.
How many products are from Britannia?
Britannia Industries Limited (BIL) is one of the leading FMCG companies in India. Britannia’s product portfolio includes biscuits, bread, cakes, rusks, and dairy products including cheese, beverages, milk, and yogurt. Its brand portfolio includes Tiger, Mary Gold, Good Day, 50:50, Treat, NutriChoice, and Milk Bikis.
Who started Britannia?
Britannia Industries Limited is an Indian company specializing in the food industry, part of the Wadia Group headed by Nusli Wadia. Established in 1892 and headquartered in Kolkata, it is one of the oldest existing companies in India and is best known for its biscuit products.
Britannia Little Hearts
The principal activity of the company is the manufacture and sale of biscuits, bread, rusks, cakes, and dairy products.
The company’s factories have an annual capacity of 433,000 tons. Brand names for Britannia’s biscuits include Vitamarigold, Tiger, NutriChoice, Good Day, 50 50, Treat, Pure Magic, Milk Bickies, Bourbon, Nice Time, and Little Hearts.
In 2006, the mass-market brand, Tiger, realized $150.75 million in sales, including exports to the US and Australia. This is 20% of Britannia’s revenue for that year.
Also, Britannia Industries has roped in Bollywood actor Salman Khan to promote its ‘Tiger’ brand of biscuits range. According to Britannia, Khan will play a role in further enhancing the core values of Tiger through his association in presenting the brand, its products, and promotional activities.
Dairy products account for about 10% of Britannia’s revenue. The company not only markets dairy products to the public but also conducts trade-by-trade in dairy goods. Its dairy portfolio grew by 47% in 2000-01 and to 30% in 2001-02. Its main competitors are Nestle India, National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), and Amul (GCMMF).
Britannia holds an equity stake in Dynamix Dairy and outsources the bulk of its dairy products from its associate.
On 27 October 2001, Britannia announced a joint venture with Fonterra Co-Operative Group of New Zealand, an integrated dairy company that covers all aspects of the value chain, from milk procurement to manufacturing of value-added products such as cheese and buttermilk. handles. Britannia intends to source most of the products from New Zealand, which they will market in India. The joint venture will allow technology transfer to Britannia. Britannia and New Zealand Dairy each hold 49% of the joint venture, and the remaining 2 percent as a strategy The investor will have
Performance and Profitability
Between 1998 and 2001, the company’s sales grew at a compound annual rate of 16% relative to the market and operating profit reached 18%.  Recently, the company has been growing at a rate of 27% annually, compared to the industry’s growth rate of 20%.  Currently, 90% of Britannia’s annual revenue of Rs 22 billion comes from biscuits.
Britannia is one of the 100 most trusted brands in India listed in the Brand Trust report. Britannia has an estimated market share of 38%.
Larsen & Toubro
It is a multinational company in India. Its headquarter is in Mumbai. It is working in many countries of the world and its offices and factories are spread all over the world. The company has four main business areas: technology, engineering, manufacturing, and production. The company has more than 60 units in about 25 countries.
The company was founded in 1938 in Mumbai by two Danish engineers, Henning Holch Larsen and Soren Kristian Toubro. In its early stages, the company began as a representative of Danish milk equipment manufacturers. But in 1939, with the outbreak of World War II and the imposition of import restrictions, the two partners started a small workshop. The demand for the repair of ships in wartime gave a new opportunity to L&T.
Engineering & Construction Project
Buildings and factories
L&T’s Building and Factory (B&F) businesses handle commercial buildings and construction projects such as airports, residential buildings, and factories. Its track record includes 400 tall towers, 11 airports, 53 IT parks, 17 automobile plants, 28 cement plants, and 45 hospitals.  L&T offered to oversee the design and construction of the Ram Mandir, Ayodhya, free of charge and is the contractor of the project.
L&T has set up a separate organization focused on opportunities in coal-based, gas-based, and nuclear power projects. The division provides solutions for setting up utility power plants, cogeneration, and captive power plants. L&T has formed two joint ventures with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan for the manufacture of supercritical evaporators and steam turbine generators.
L&T is considered one of the top 5 fabrication companies in the world. The Heavy Engineering Division deals with the production and supply of critical equipment and systems specially designed for core sector industries and the defense sector.
L&T has a shipyard, which can build ships up to 150 meters long and displace up to 20000 tons. This post is located in the Heavy Engineering Complex at Hazira.
Presently L&T is one of the largest construction companies in India. L&T is present in various sectors of construction such as – Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, and Instrumentation. L&T has focused its construction business in the Middle East, South East Asia, Russia, CIS, Mauritius, Africa, and SAARC countries.
The manufacturing division contributes a major part to L&T’s business.
Electrical & Electronics
L&T is an international producer of a wide range of electrical and electronic products and systems. L&T manufactures specially designed switchgear for industrial sectors such as power, refinery, petrochemical, and cement. In the electronics sector, L&T provides a range of meters and control and automation systems for industries.
L&T Infotech Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of L&T, provides software solutions and services focused on manufacturing, finance and communications, and embedded systems. Industrial conglomerates like Chevron Corporation, LG, Samsung, Hitachi, Lafarge, Johnson & Johnson, Citigroup, and Qualcomm are the customers of L&T.
Machinery and industrial products
L&T manufactures, sells, and provides services for serious construction works and mining equipment such as surface miners, hydraulic excavators, etc. In addition, L&T manufactures and markets a wide range of Rubber Processing Machinery and Industrial Valves.
About L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Limited
Larsen & Toubro Limited was awarded the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. L&T incorporated a Special Purpose Vehicle – L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited (“Company”) to implement the project on a Design, Build, Finance, Operate, and Transfer (DBFOT) basis.
The company signed a concession agreement with the Government of Andhra Pradesh on 4 September 2010, and completed the financial closure for the project in a record six months on 1 March 2011. A consortium of 10 banks led by the State Bank of India has approved the entire loan requirement of the project. This is the largest fund tie-up in India for a non-power infrastructure Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project.
The company is a subsidiary of L&T Infrastructure Development Projects Limited, the infrastructure development arm of Larsen of Toubro Limited.
The company will develop 18.6 million s.ft. Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) is expected to trigger strong economic activity in and around Hyderabad city and will generate substantial employment.
L&T Waldel Engineering Limited
L&T Special Steel & Forgings Private Limited
Patel – L&T Consortium
International Port Dredging Limited (ISDL)