Global alliances


At Tata Consumer Products, our ambition is to expand our global footprint by entering new markets and new channels with foods and beverages that make our consumers’ day better. With brand presence in over 40 countries, we are on a journey to becoming a global leader in branded foods and beverages through organic growth, innovation and strategic alliances. We have partnered with some of the biggest players in the beverages category to deliver products and innovations that delight our consumers. Some of our significant alliances are mentioned below:

Joint ventures

Tata Starbucks Pvt. Ltd leverages the combined strengths of two leading beverage companies, Starbucks Coffee Company and Tata Consumer Products, to improve the quality and profile of Indian coffee. The unique Starbucks Experience is brought to Indian consumers along with the trust and reliability of the Tata name. The stores, branded as Starbucks Coffee ‘A Tata Alliance’, are present in Mumbai, Delhi NCR, Pune, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad with many more Starbucks stores planned throughout the country. In a separate sourcing and roasting agreement, Tata Coffee sources and roasts coffee to supply to Tata Starbucks Pvt. Ltd and to export to Starbucks Coffee Company.


NourishCo Beverages is a 100% subsidiary of Tata Consumer Products Limited. Tata Consumer Products Limited after it acquired the 50% stake from PepsiCo. This move is consistent with Tata Consumer’s focus on widening its portfolio in the Food and Beverages space in India. NourishCo focusses on healthy, ready-to-drink beverages. Himalayan Water – the #1 Natural Mineral Water brand in India, Tata Water Plus - India’s first nutrient water and Tata Gluco Plus - glucose based drink in a cup, are under this business.

Our subsidiary, Kottaram Agro Foods operates in the health and wellness focused food segment under the brand name ‘Soulfull’ which was launched in 2013. With a portfolio of millet-based products for children and adults, Soulfull is one of the fastest growing brands in India’s ‘better for you’ packaged foods market. The brand currently has a strong presence in select urban markets in South, West, and North India. With rich expertise in ancient millets like ragi (finger millet), Soulfull has an innovative portfolio of products such as cereals, healthy snacks, muesli, and plant-based protein drinks.

Tata Coffee is a subsidiary of Tata Consumer Products and part of the Tata Group. It is one of the largest integrated plantation companies in the world and one of India’s largest exporters of instant coffee. The Company produces more than 10,000 MT of shade grown Arabica and Robusta coffees in its 19 estates in South India and its two Instant Coffee manufacturing facilities have a combined installed capacity of 8400 metric tonnes. It exports green coffee to countries in Europe, Asia, Middle East and North America. Tata Coffee’s farms are triple certified: UTZ, Rainforest Alliance and SA 8000 reinforcing its commitment to the people and the environment.

Tata Tea Extractions, Inc. (TTEI), in the US is a wholly owned subsidiary supplying cold water soluble Instant Tea powders and Instant Green Tea. TTEI facility also enables the producing of value added products as per specific customer needs for the Iced Tea Beverage Industry in North America. The unit is certified under GFSI global food safety standards and all its products are Kosher and Halal Certified.

Associate companies

Amalgamated Plantations Company Private Limited (APPL) is a tea plantation company located in Assam, India, in which Tata Consumer Products Limited ( Formerly known as Tata Global Beverages Limited) has a stake. It is also India’s second largest tea producer with operations spread across 24 tea estates in Assam and North Bengal, employing approximately 30,000 people. The company currently has one fully organic garden — the Hathikuli tea estate located within the Kaziranga National Park in Assam. This garden is now the largest Certified Organic integrated Farm in Asia manufacturing three varieties of tea and black pepper and was honoured with the ‘Wind under the Wings’ award by Sanctuary Asia Magazine in 2012.

The Kanan Devan Hills Plantations Company (KDHP) is the largest tea plantation company in South India. This Munnar-based plantation has achieved Rainforest Alliance Certification for all of its 7 estates and 16 factories, making it one of the largest tea plantation companies in the world to receive the prized recognition in a single shot. The company was also ranked No 1 in the category for Best Company for employee involvement and participation in 2015. KDHP is the first ever employee owned plantation company in India and nearly all its employees are shareholders.