Top 10 Leading Swadeshi Food Processing Companies in India

Top 10 Leading Swadeshi Food Processing Companies in India

  • Kissan

  • LT Foods

  • REI Agro Limited

  • Britannia Industries Ltd

  • Nestle India

  • Heritage Foods Ltd

  • Kohinoor Foods Ltd

  • Amul ( Gujart Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation ( GCMMF ))

  • Parle Agro

  • Modern Dairies Ltd

Here is the list of Top 10 Leading Swadeshi Food Processing Companies in India. Food is a basic necessity of life. We can’t live without eating food. There are wide variety of food processing companies in India. They play an important role in our life. Products of Swadeshi Food Processing Companies comes through best brands.

Some companies have brands that have won the hearts of consumers everywhere.  They are in almost every home across the length and breadth of India. These companies works and make products with thoughts of sustainability and social responsibility. Our swadeshi foods are exporting internationally and available outside India. Here are the top leading swadeshi food processing companies in India and their product details. 


1. Kissan


Kissan is the first ever fruit and vegetable brand in India. They are expertise mainly in the production of Ketchups, Jams and Squashes. Their canned fruits and vegetables, baked beans newly introduced formats of foods are canned fruits and vegetables, baked beans etc.

The Mitchell Brothers of UK set up India’s first fruit and vegetable processing unit in Bangalore in 1947 for Kissan in 1950 the United Breweries (UB) group acquired Kissan from Mitchell bros. In 1993 Kissan become a part of Hindustan Unilever Limited.

2. LT Foods

LT Foods

LT Foods is one of the leading rice brands in India and No.1 specialty food brand in the US. This brands and products are sold in over 60 countries across Asia, North and South America, Europe, Australia and Africa.

In every year they sell over 3, 00,000 Metric Tons of packaged basmati rice. This company has a nationwide distribution network in the domestic market that sells products such as branded rice, wheat and pulses, healthy snacks, spices and other value-added products like brown flex seeds and cashew nuts.

Their consistent compound annual growth rate is over 20%. Their famous brands are Daawat, Royal, Ecolife, Devaaya. Among this brands Royal and Daawat gets No.1 and No.2 positions in the US and India.

3. REI Agro Limited

REI Agro Limited

REI Agro Limited is one of the world’s largest basmati processing company. Their Basmati Rice Processing unit is situated in Bawal, Haryana. This company was established in the year 1994.

The Company markets its products under the brand name Raindrops. This leading company provides several brands like Raindrops Extra Long Grain (ELG), Raindrops Gold Supreme, Raindrops Gold Royal, Raindrops Gold Super, Raindrops Supreme, Raindrops Royal, Raindrops Select, Raindrops Super, Raindrops Popular, Raindrops Daily and Raindrops Rozana. The sales turnover of REI Agro Ltd in December 2016 was 94.95 Million.

4. Britannia Industries Ltd

Britannia Industries Ltd

Britannia Industries Ltd is one of India’s most popular food industries. They are the manufactures of food products mainly biscuits, breads, dairy, cakes and rusks. The company plants are situated in Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai and Uttarakhand.

It is among the most trusted food brands and manufactures India’s food brands like Good Day, Tiger, NutriChoice, Milk Bikis and Marie Gold which are household names in India. The Company’s product brands under biscuits category include Good Day, Crackers, NutriChoice, Marie Gold, Tiger, Milk Bikis, Jim Jam + Treat, Bourbon, Little Hearts, Pure Magic, Nice Time, Muffills and Nut & Raisin Romance.

Britannia products are available across the country in close to 5 million retail outlets. It is the largest brand in the organized bread market with an annual turnover of over 1 lakh tons in volume and Rs.450 crores in value. They have a presence in more than 60 countries across the globe.

5. Nestle India

Nestle India

Nestle India is the world’s largest food and beverage company. They provide consumers in India with products of global standards. This company has 8 manufacturing facilities and 4 branch offices in India. The 4 Branch Offices located at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata help facilitate the sales and marketing activities. The HeadOffice of Nestle India is located in Gurgaon, Haryana.

They manufacture several branded products such as Milk Products and Nutrition, Beverages, Prepaid Dishes and Cooking Aids, Chocolates and Confectionery. The market capital of Nestle India is 75,673.79 crore. The Gross Sales of Nestle India increases to 12.66%.

6. Heritage Foods Ltd

Heritage Foods Ltd

Heritage Foods Ltd is is one of the fastest growing Public Listed Companies in India. They are the leading food and non-food manufacturing company which produces the products like Dairy, Retail, Agri, Bakery and Renewable Energy.

The milk products of this company include Toned Milk, Double Toned Milk, Full Cream Milk, Standardised Milk, Golden Cow Milk, Slim Milk and Family pack. The annual turnover of Heritage Foods crossed Rs.2642.89 crores in financial year 2016-17.

7. Kohinoor Foods Ltd

Kohinoor Foods Ltd

Kohinoor Foods Ltd is a leading food processing company not only in India but also in their countries like USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the UK. It has a leading brand in the finest basmati rice. They produce a wide variety of food products including Basmati Rice, Wheat Flour, Ready to Eat Curries & Meals, Simmer Sauces, Cooking Pastes to Spices, Seasonings and Frozen Food.

They also produce other items such as Pure Ghee, Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese), Ready Mixes, Namkeens & Sweets. Kohinoor Foods Ltd holds Guinness Record for making the World’s largest Biryani. It is the first rice unit to introduce flexible packaging for rice in India.

8. Amul ( Gujart Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation ( GCMMF ))


Amul is India’s largest food products marketing organization. The Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) is popularly known as Amul. It is one of the leading the dairy products company in India. It is not only spreads in India but also in other countries like Mauritius, UAE, USA, Bangladesh, Australia, China, Singapore, Hong Kong and a few African nations.  It is an Indian dairy cooperative, based at Anand in the state of Gujarat. AMUL means Ananad Milk Union Limited.

Their produces a wide variety of dairy products like milk, milk powder, health beverages, ghee, butter, cheese, Pizza cheese, Ice-cream, Paneer, chocolates, and traditional Indian sweets, etc. This largest exporter of dairy products has 3.23 million producer members and 144,500 dairy cooperative societies.

9. Parle Agro

Parle Agro

Parle Agro is one of the leading and largest Indian food and Beverage Company. They produce beverages, food products, bottled water, and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) preforms and caps. This leading company has a strong presence in over 50 countries. Frooti is one of the branded products of them became the largest selling mango drink in India.

Today this company has market capitals of Rs 2,000 crore. They offers an apple drink, a fresh lemon drink, a sparkling apple drink, a mango drink, and a sparkling grape drink; and apple, orange, grape, and mixed fruit juices. The company also provides pepper, cinnamon, and menthol mints; caramel, coconut, strawberry, and vanilla toffees; mango, banana, strawberry, and orange éclairs; a butter toffee; and kaju and kesar treats.

10. Modern Dairies Ltd

Modern Dairies Ltd

Modern Dairies Ltd is one of the leading dairy products manufacturing and processing company in India. They mainly engaged in the business of production of dairy products like packed liquid milk, skimmed milk powder, whole milk powder, infant milk food, pure ghee and butter.

They manufacture a variety of milk and milk products for the domestic as well as international markets. The Company’s principal products or services include Liquid Milk and Ghee. The Gross sales of Modern Dairies Ltd in March 2017 was 459.08 Crore.

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