Godfrey Phillips India Ltd (GPI) is the second-largest cigarette manufacturing company in India and an associate and licensee of Philip Morris International (PMI). The company has three cigarette manufacturing locations in Guldar (Ghaziabad), Rabale (Navi Mumbai), and Andheri (in Mumbai), with its headquarters in New Delhi. In recent years, it has extended its tobacco activity into the chewing tobacco sector and is also a leading cigar supplier in India. Moreover, it is active in the unmanufactured tobacco sector as well. The company also has a tea division and a small convenience store operation.
- GPI’s global sales in 2015 were 15.6 billion pieces
- In 2009, GPI announced new arrangements with its associate PMI, for GPI to manufacture and distribute Marlboro under license in India.
- The Marlboro brand family has seen annual volume growth of 30% since the alliance, with five Marlboro variants now available in approximately 300,000 outlets across India.
- With its global cigarette sales recorded at 15.6 billion pieces in 2015/16, the company has a 0.3% share of the global cigarette market.
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