•  Kamal Poddar,   Managing Director

    Kamal Poddar, Managing Director

  • The data analytics firm Nielson in its recent report revealed that the growth of FMCG sector in India during the first half of 2019 was around 12 percent, which is quite lower than its previous forecast of 13-14 percent. Yet, the sector will not witness degrowth when compared to other sectors such as automobile due to its contribution towards essential products. In fact, the value of Indian FMCG market is projected to cross $100 billion by 2020! Poised perfectly in the food bracket of FMCG industry is Samank Consumer Products Pvt. Ltd. offering a wide range of products under the brand name ‘Samank’. Since its establishment in 2012, this brand has been sailing ahead with the sole vision of being customers’ first & only choice in every food ingredient available at every house. Be it Atta, Maida, Rava, Besan or Tea, Samank holds a diverse portfolio of best quality products that serve as the backbones to the Indian diet.

  • Samank: The Go to Brand for All Food  Ingredient in the Indian Diet

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  • Top 10 Brands to Look for in 2020

    Meg Whitman, an American business executive, political activist and philanthropist, once echoed – “When people use your brand name as a verb, that is remarkable”. To achieve this kind of unparalleled significance to their brands, most companies prefer participating in diverse digital marketing events and conferences across the country as well as the globe. Some of the events that these companies can look forward to in 2020 across India are Indian Digital Media Awards (IDMA), Drivers Of Digital Summit And Awards, Indian Content Marketing Awards, Indian Marketing Awards, India Digital Summit, Campaign Digital Crest Awards, and many more. Not just through extensive brand visibility but engaging and successful brand stories; these companies can place the existing benchmarks on the wane and create newer, powerful ones that can speak about their excellence. In 2019, there were a horde of brands that have engraved their stories in customers’ hearts. UBON, a homegrown consumer electronics brand, was recognized as ‘The Economic Times Most Promising Brand' of the year 2019 in an event held in Dubai. A recent report published by Inter brand, part of the Omnicom Media Group, reveals that Tata, Reliance and Airtel emerged as the top three Indian brands of 2019. Clearly, 2019 was a time of prosperity for many brands! With several new startups plunging into the world of unicorns in India, 2020 seems quite promising and challenging for the existing as well as upcoming brands across diverse industries. Yet, the biggest, common challenge they all are currently facing is staying updated with the ever evolving dynamics of the industry as well as the Government’s regulations. Exploring the world of brands that pose a promising portfolio to customers, CEO Insights has come-up with an informative listing - ‘Top 10 Brands to Look for in 2020’. An expert panel comprising of industry leaders, CEOs, VCs and mavens along with CEO Insights Editorial Board has prepared this roster of front runners. The listing not only sheds light on diverse brands from diverse industries with products/services par excellence, but also on the unfolding trends and advancements across variegated domains.

Company Logo Company Name Company Management Company Description
Apis IndiaApis India Pankaj Kumar Mishra, CEO One of the largest producer/processor and exporter of quality honey with a dedicated brand name of APIS
CaterpillarCaterpillar Vivekanand Vanmeeganathan, Country Head & MD - India With 2018 sales and revenues of $54.7 billion, it is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives
Chai PointChai Point Muleek Singh Bijral & Tarun Khanna, Founders Beginning with the first pilot store setup in Bangalore, the company has rapidly grown to become the go-to brand for a perfectly brewed cup of Chai with over 300,000 cups sold every day
itelitel Arijaat Talapatra, CEO The company was established with a vision to drive rural & semi urban Indian consumers onto a digital platform and render accessible yet feature driven mobile phones to the aspiring Indian consumers across geographies & social classes
 Japfa Japfa Prasad Wagh, Managing Director Adhering to its guiding philosophy of ‘Make Good. Always’, this farmer-centric company seamlessly creates innovative and top-notch animal protein & feed products
Johnson & Johnson IndiaJohnson & Johnson India Vikas Srivastava, Managing Director The company has been spreading its roots in India since last 70 years and since then, has brought many innovative ideas, products & services to improve the health and well-being of Indian people
Nature OrganicNature Organic Sonia Sharma, Founder The brand was established with a vision to promote ethical, sustainable and planet friendly farming practices and produce. Today, it works with farmers in Kerala, Uttarakhand and West Bengal to export rice and other organic produce to USA and Europe
POSITIVEPOSITIVE Akshay Dua, Founder & CEO, Tanisha Pant, Co-Founder & CXO An umbrella brand from the House of Donna FMCG catering to all well being needs of customers by blending the power of the modern world and Ayurveda
SamankSamank Kamal Poddar, Managing Director A strong player in the FMCG sector aiming to achieve its sole vision of being customers’ first & only choice in every food ingredient available at every house
Springfit MattressSpringfit Mattress Mukesh Gupta, Founder This 100 percent home-grown brand has revolutionized the mattress industry and is being endorsed by various leading Bollywood celebrities including Bipasha Basu, Sophie Chaudhary, Neha Dhupia and Soha Ali Khan
The PlayceThe Playce Gargi Shah, Co-Founder One of the most spacious (5500 square feet) co-working startup in Mumbai with the the right atmosphere for the execution of ideas

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