Our Story

Tata Consumer was formed with a vision to synergise, simplify and scale the principal consumer products interests of the Tata Group under one umbrella
Today, we are one of the leading F&B companies in India. Home to some of the most well-recognised brands like Tata Tea, Tata Salt, Tetley as well as young & emerging brands like Tata Sampann & Himalayan, we are aspiring for a larger share of the FMCG sector.
The Milestones in our Journey
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our story 1964

Tata creates alliance with Indian tea giant James Finlay to form Tata Finlay

our story 1979

New salt works developed

our story 1983b

Tata Salt, India's first iodised, vacuum evaporated, branded salt is launched (as part of Tata Chemicals)

our story 1985

Tata Tea introduces the revolutionary poly pack which helps seal its presence in India

our story 1991

Tata Tea enters the business of brands

our story 2000

Tata Tea acquires Tetley

our story 2005

Acquires Good Earth in the USA

our story 2006-a

Acquires Eight O’Clock Coffee in the USA

our story 2006-b

Acquires stake in Joekels Tea in South Africa

our story 2007-a

Acquires Mouth Everest Mineral Water, which owned Himalayan Water

our story 2007-b

Acquires Vitax, a well-known Polish tea brand

our story 2007-c

Hived off the plantations business

our story 2009

Acquires Grand, a coffee brand in Russia

our story 2010

Company renamed as Tata Global Beverages

our story 2011

Nourishco is formed through a Joint Venture with Pepsico India

our story 2012

Tata Global Beverages enters into a Joint Venture with Starbucks

our story 2015

Tata Sampann is launched

our story 2020-a

Tata Consumer Products is formed by merging the consumer products business of Tata Chemicals with Tata Global Beverages

NourishCo acquisition in 2020

Tata Consumer buys the entire stake of PepsiCo in Nourishco

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Acquired Kottaram Agro Foods (KAF) in India, owner of the brand ‘Soulfull’

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Acquired Tata SmartFoodz Ltd., owner of the brand ‘Tata Q’. Marks entry into the ready-to-eat segment in India