The story of Dabur began with a small, but visionary endeavour by Dr. S. K. Burman, a physician tucked away in Bengal. His mission was to provide effective and affordable cure for ordinary people in far-flung villages. With missionary zeal and fervour, Dr. Burman undertook the task of preparing natural cures for the killer diseases of those days, like cholera, malaria and plague
Dabur UK and Europe is headquartered in London and is a part of Dabur International which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dabur India. Dabur has a global annual turnover of over US$ 1.2 Billion and a market capitalization
of ~US$ 11
Billion.As a regular fixture on the lists of the most trusted brands, Dabur Group is set apart
from the rest due to an
unending commitment to developing products basis the science of nature and is one of the major
consumer goods companies
with the largest herbal and natural product portfolio in the world. The brand that was built on
the pillars of quality
and experience around 136 years ago, has now become a name to reckon with.
Dabur UK was established over 25 years ago and today we have forayed into Foods, Oral Care, Skin Care, Digestives and have over 100 products in UK and Europe alone. Based on innovation that spans all areas of business, Dabur's ambitious ventures and novelties have cultivated a bond of trust between the brands and their cherished consumers. Manufacturing and marketing diversified product portfolio globally, Dabur has ensured that their products are tailor-made to fit the diverse needs and preferences of consumers in different regions.
The company is the brainchild of Dr S.K Burman who took it upon himself to launch health care products in the year 1884, in the city of Calcutta in India. From its humble beginnings in the by lanes of Kolkata - erstwhile Calcutta, Dabur has come a long way to become one of the globally celebrated and valuable natural and ayurvedic products company. Despite the indelible mark left by the Burman family, Dabur has managed to successfully transform itself from a family-run business to a professionally managed enterprise. By setting new standards in innovation, corporate governance, understanding the pulse of its loyal customers and catering to their needs, the company has set the benchmark and acted as a beacon of excellence throughout its long and celebrated history.
Dr. S. K. Burman launches his mission to make health care products in Calcutta.
With growing popularity of Dabur products, Dr. Burman expands his operations by setting up a manufacturing plant for mass production of formulations.
Dabur enters the specialised area of nature-based Ayurvedic medicines , for which standardised drugs are not available in the market.
The need to develop scientific processes and quality checks for mass production of traditional Ayurvedic medicines leads to establishment of research laboratories.
Dabur becomes a full-fledged company - Dabur India (Dr. S. K. Burman) Pvt. Ltd.
Commercial production starts in the new Sahibabad factory of Dabur, one of the largest and best equipped production facilities for Ayurvedic medicines. Launch of full-fledged research operations in pioneering areas of health care with establishment of the Dabur Research & Development Centre (DRDC).
Dabur becomes a Public Limited Company. Dabur India Ltd. comes into being after reverse merger with Vidogum Limited.
Dabur enters the specialised health care area of cancer treatment with its oncology formulation plant at Baddi in Himachal Pradesh.
Dabur India Ltd. raises its first public issue. Due to market confidence in the Company, shares issued at a high premium are oversubscribed 21 times.
Extending its global partnerships, Dabur enters into a Joint Venture (JV) with Osem of Israel for food and Bongrain of France for cheese & other dairy products.
Dabur establishes its market leadership status with a turnover of Rs.1,000 crores. From a small beginning and upholding the values of its founder, Dabur now enters the august league of large corporate businesses.
Moving forward on the inorganic growth path Dabur India decides to raise upto $200 million from the international market through bonds, FCCBs, GDR, ADR, QIPs or any other securities.
Dabur Red Paste joins 'Billion Rupee Brand' club.
Dabur India Ltd. surpasses the billion-dollar turnover mark during the 2011-12 fiscal to end the year on a high note with net sales of INR 5283.17 Crores.