Maggi - a Brand of Nestle India Ltd.

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Introduction

Nestle India ltd

Nestlé India is a subsidiary of Nestle S.A. of Switzerland. With seven factories and a large number of co-packers, Nestlé India is a vibrant Company that provides consumers in India with products of global standards and is committed to long-term sustainable growth and shareholder satisfaction. Beginning with its first investment in Moga in 1961, Nestlé’s regular and substantial investments established that it was here to stay. In 1967, Nestlé set up its next factory at Choladi (Tamil Nadu) as a pilot plant to process the tea grown in the area into soluble tea. The Nanjangud factory (Karnataka), became operational in 1989, the Samalkha factory (Haryana), in 1993 and in 1995 and 1997, Nestlé commissioned two factories in Goa at Ponda and Bicholim respectively. Nestlé India has commissioned in 2006 its 7th factory at Pant Nagar in Uttarakhand.

The Company insists on honesty, integrity and fairness in all aspects of its business and expects the same in its relationships. This has earned it the trust and respect of every strata of society that it comes in contact with and is acknowledged amongst India's 'Most Respected Companies' and amongst the 'Top Wealth Creators of India'.

Nestlé India manufactures products of truly international quality under internationally famous brand names such as NESCAFÉ, MAGGI, MILKYBAR, KIT KAT, BAR-ONE, MILKMAID and NESTEA its products range from syrups, Nestlé milkmaid, ice-cream, jams, honey, candies, Nestlé fresh and natural dahi, Nestlé slim milk, Maggi sauces, Maggi pizza mazza, Maggi pichkoo, Nescafe cappuccino, Nescafe sunrise, Nescafe Munch, Nestlé milo smart plus,   Nestlé   iced tea with green tea etc. Nestle India Limited is the market leader in Indian Noodle Market with it’s Maggi Brand of Noodles which was pioneer brand launched in 1983 in the packaged food market of India. It took the challenge and established Maggi in Indian market considered to be conservative and typical about food consumption. It appropriate realization of target segment, effective positioning and effective promotion and sales made Maggi to Noodles in India as Xerox it to photocopier. NIL had introduced sauces, ketchups and soups under Maggi brand to reap benefit of brand popularity andimage and contribute to financial gains by 1990.Maggi also became successful insauces, ketchups and soups Market in India. Though NIL tried to extend to other ready to eat products like pickles, cooking aids and paste, It was unsuccessful so dumped those products. Maggi Brand of products sustained recession in 2000 and2001 in India by introducing economy packets. To fulfill novelty needs of customers and revitalize Maggi Noodles Brand NIL made different attempts by introducing new formulation to new taste but customers resisted change and Maggi had to reintroduce Maggi Noodles in same taste. Maggi Noodle had till 2005 five product line on noodles with four variant in Maggi 2 Minutes Noodle. In 2006 in compliance with NIL target to be “health and Wellness Company” Maggi repositioned it as health and taste food products. NIL has also introduced with taste and product line in Sauces and Soup Market under Maggi to catch new segment, revitalize brand, compete with other producers and fulfill expectation of customers. In 2005 Maggi brand worth was 3.7 billion from 1.7 billion market worth in 1.7 billion in 2003. Maggi Noodle is Market leader with around 80% market share in Noodles/Pasta and Maggi Sauce is market leader with almost 37% of market share in2005 in 1.8 billion market of India. Knorr has taken over Maggi in Soup market recently. In 2005 Maggi was the highest spender in the Promotion and Sales in the Indian Market in the Noodles Category. The Company's strategy is guided by several fundamental principles. Nestlé's existing products grow through innovation and renovation while maintaining a balance in geographic activities and product lines. Long-term potential is never sacrificed for...
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