Mr. Mohit Malhotra, CEO

Dabur India Ltd. is one of the largest FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) companies in India, specialising in healthcare, personal care, and food products. The company was founded in 1884 by Dr. S.K. Burman has grown to become a trusted household name in India and several other countries.

Variation in Products over the years

Dabur's product range includes popular brands such as Dabur Chyawanprash, Dabur Honey, Dabur Red Toothpaste, Dabur Lal Tail, and Real Fruit Juices, among others. The company's products are sold in over 100 countries worldwide, with a strong presence in the Middle East, Africa, and other emerging markets.

One of Dabur's core strengths is its focus on natural and Ayurvedic products. The company's founder, Dr. S.K. Burman, was a firm believer in the benefits of Ayurveda, and Dabur has continued to build on this legacy. Today, Dabur is a leading player in the Ayurvedic and natural healthcare segment, offering a wide range of products based on traditional Indian medicine.

Plans of expansion in an around the world

In recent years, Dabur has also been expanding its presence in the personal care segment. The company's portfolio includes hair care products such as Vatika and Anmol, skin care products such as Gulabari and Fem, and oral care products such as Babool and Meswak. Dabur has been investing heavily in research and development to create innovative products that cater to the evolving needs of consumers.

Apart from healthcare and personal care, Dabur also has a strong presence in the food and beverage segment. The company's Real Fruit Juices are a popular choice among health-conscious consumers, while its packaged foods range includes products such as Dabur Hommade and Dabur Amla Juice. Dabur has also entered the dairy segment with the launch of its Dabur Dairy range of products.

In addition to its focus on natural and Ayurvedic products, Dabur has also been a pioneer in adopting sustainable practices. The company has been working towards reducing its carbon footprint and has implemented several initiatives to conserve water and energy. Dabur has also been involved in several community development programs, focusing on education, healthcare, and skill development.

Hurdles faced

Financially, Dabur has been a consistent performer over the years. The company has a strong balance sheet, with a low debt-to-equity ratio and healthy cash reserves. Dabur has also been consistently paying dividends to its shareholders and has a track record of creating long-term value.

However, like any other company, Dabur has also faced its share of challenges. The COVID-19 pandemic, for instance, had a significant impact on the company's operations, with supply chain disruptions and reduced consumer demand. Dabur responded quickly to the crisis, implementing several measures to ensure the safety of its employees and to maintain business continuity.