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Amway eyes Rs 2,500-cr sales from ‘Nutrilite’

PTI New Delhi | Updated on February 22, 2011 Published on February 22, 2011

Mr William S. Pinckney, Managing Director and CEO, Amway India. (file photo)   -  Business Line

FMCG firm Amway has said that it expects its flagship nutritional brand ‘Nutrilite’ to achieve sales of Rs 2,500 crore in India by 2012-end on the back of new product ranges.

“Nutrilite will easily cross Rs 1,000 crore by the end of this year. With the launch of the new products, we are targeting sales of Rs 2,500 crore from the brand by 2012,” the Amway India Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr William S. Pinckney, said.

The company, which announced its entry today into the kids nutritional category by launching five products under Nutrilite, said the brand currently contributes around Rs 900 crore to its overall sales. Globally, the brand is worth around $3.2 billion (Rs 14,450 crore).

Mr Pinckney said while the company expects its overall sales to grow at around 18 per cent, the nutritional business is likely to grow by 25 per cent annually in India.

At present, nutrition and wellness category contributes around 50 per cent to its total sales in India. Last year, it had a turnover of Rs 1,790 crore.

“In the first year of introducing our kids range, we expect sales of Rs 50 crore coming from the segment...As we go forward, we will introduce more products under the kids range,” the Amway India Assistant Vice-President (Marketing and National Head for Wellness), Ms Deepali Shukla, said.

Currently, Nutrilite is the leading brand, with a share of around 19 per cent in the around Rs 2,500-crore Indian dietary supplementary market. The other leading brands are from Dabur, Nestle and GlaxoSmithkline Consumer Healthcare.

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Published on February 22, 2011
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