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GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Ltd. (GSKCH) is an Indian group company/associate of GlaxoSmithKline plc U.K. GSKCH is one of the largest players in the Health Food Drinks industry in India. The Company, with its manufacturing plants located in Nabha, Rajahmundry and Sonepat, has a total workforce of over 2700 people.

Its flagship product, Horlicks, is a widely regarded and highly respected brand, present in India for over 100 years...

The Company also manufactures and markets Boost, Viva, Maltova, Horlicks Biscuits, Foodles and in addition promotes and distributes a number of products in diverse categories, which include prominent household names such as Eno, Crocin, Iodex and Sensodyne.

GSKCH has a strong marketing and distribution network in India comprising over 4800 wholesalers and direct coverage of over 7,00,000 retail outlets.

Manufacturing facilities in India

The factory at Nabha was set up in the year 1960 to produce Horlicks for the first time in India.

The Rajahmundry factory was set up in the year 1975 to meet the increasing demand of Horlicks.

The factory at Village Khewra, Sonepat District, on 140 acres of land, incorporates the highest and most stringent global manufacturing practices in the industry. Set up at a cost of Rs 252 crores, the beauty of the factory is in its automated design that allows the final product to be produced hygienically and completely untouched by human hands. Fully operational, the plant will have the capacity to produce 26100 tons of Horlicks per annum. The sprawling facility is environmentally friendly and is equipped with a technologically advanced effluent treatment plant and an incinerator for solid wastes. Treated effluents from the plant will be devoid of any harmful chemicals and will consist of treated water that will be utilized to develop a green belt that is an integral part of the project.

Product Portfolio

Nutritional Categories

  • Horlicks
  • Boost
  • Viva
  • Maltova

GI & Analgesics

  • Crocin
  • Eno


  • Iodex

Oral Care

  • Sensodyne

The GSK Group - Worldwide

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a world leading research-based pharmaceutical company with a powerful combination of skills and resources that provides a platform for delivering strong growth in today's rapidly changing healthcare environment.

Headquartered in the UK and with operations based in the US, the company is one of the industry leaders, with an estimated seven per cent of the world's pharmaceutical market.

The company also has a Consumer Healthcare portfolio comprising over-the-counter (OTC) medicines, oral care products and nutritional healthcare drinks, all of which are among the market leaders.