With the onset of the pandemic last year, the Indian government has been encouraging people to opt for local products and services over foreign brands. This initiative, ‘Vocal for local’, was started with the aim of promoting local Indian brands and helping them contribute to the economy both directly and indirectly.

The Indian market is full of locally sourced food brands. Some started recently, while others have been there for decades and have become one of the top producers and distributors in the country.

Although there are hundreds of brands to choose from, these are the top 10 brands of Indian food products that you can choose from among the international ones.


ITCThe branded packaged food business is one of the fastest growing food businesses in India, driven by the market position and consumer franchise of its popular brands: Aashirvaad, Bingo. Sun Party, Fabelle, Sunbean, Yippee! Kitchens from India, B Natural, ITC Master Chef, Farmland, mint-o, Candyman and GumOn.

Tata sampann

Tata Consumer Products is a focused consumer products company that brings together the Tata Group’s food and beverage interests under one umbrella. It is home to key brands such as Tata Tea, Tetley, Tata Salt and Tata sampann.


Founded in 1884 by SK Burman, Dabur India Ltd is an Indian multinational consumer goods company. The company manufactures Ayurvedic medicine and natural consumer products. It is one of the largest fast moving consumer goods companies in India.

Everest spices

Everest Masala is the best-selling spice brand in India, offering over 45 varieties of masala in both pure form and in blends. Everest has received Superbrands status three times and has also won the FMCG Consumer Reaction Award.

Paper boat

Paper boat was launched by Hector Beverages in August 2013. It is a traditional Indian food and beverage brand founded by James Nuttall, Neeraj Kakkar and Suhas Misra.


Haldiram’s is an Indian candy, snack and restaurant company based in Delhi and Nagpur. The company has been a leading food manufacturing company in India for eight decades.


Veeba is one of the leading condiment and sauce companies in India. The company started as a b2b condiment supplier for many leading brands such as KFC, Starbucks, Pizza Hut, Burger King, Taco Bell, and Domino’s Pizza in India.

MTR food

MTR food is a food products company based in Bengaluru, India. The company manufactures a variety of packaged foods including breakfast mixes, ready-to-eat meals, masalas and spices, sandwiches, and beverages.


Britannia Industries Limited is an Indian food and beverage company that was founded in 1892. It is one of the oldest existing companies in India and is now part of the Wadia Group headed by Nusli Wadia.


Founded in 2006 by Ramdev and Balkrishna, Patanjali Ayurved is an Indian multinational consumer packaged goods company. The company manufactures more than 2,500 products, including 45 kinds of cosmetic products and 30 kinds of food products.

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