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Godrej Consumer Products Limited (GCPL) is an Indian fast moving consumer goods company based in mumbai, India Imports from India. GCPL’s product range includes soaps, hair colourants, toiletries and liquid detergents. Some of the leading brands are ‘Cinthol’, ‘Godrej Fair Glow’, ‘Godrej No.1’ and ‘Godrej Shikakai’ in soaps, ‘Godrej Powder Hair Dye’, ‘Renew’, ‘ColourSoft’ in hair colourants and ‘Ezee’ liquid detergent. GCPL has five manufacturing facilities in India at Malanpur (Madhya Pradesh), Guwahati (Assam), Baddi- Thana (Himachal Pradesh), Baddi- Katha (Himachal Pradesh) and Sikkim.


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History

The Consumer Products business was part of the erstwhile Godrej Soaps Limited (GSL) and was demerged into Godrej Consumer Products Limited in April 2001, pursuant to a scheme of demerger approved by the Hon’ble High Court of Judicature, Mumbai, dated March 14, 2001.


Acquisitions

GCPL has an international presence through the acquisitions of Keyline Brands Limited (United Kingdom) in 2005, Rapidol (Pty) Limited in 2006, and Godrej Global Mid East FZE in 2007 and the joint venture with SCA Hygiene Products AB, Sweden in 2007. GCPL acquired 49% stake in Godrej Sara Lee Limited (GSLL), an unlisted joint venture between the Godrej Group and Sara Lee Corporation USA in early 2010. Subsequently in May 2010 it entered into an agreement to acquire the remaining 51% stake. It has acquired Megasari, a leading FMCG player in household care sector in Indonesia and has agreed to acquire Tura, a leading personal care player in Nigeria


Business Categories

GCPL operates in the domestic and international markets in the ‘Personal and Household Care’ segment. Some of the categories are soaps, hair colorants, toiletries and liquid detergents.


References:

1.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Godrej_Consumer_Products_Limited


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