Namkeens are the most savoured Indian snack of the highest order. Primarily Namkeen was a homemade product, which later on was started producing by food companies on a large scale.
The various ranges of Namkeens offer authentic taste and crispy munching on the go. Savouring the palates of Indian, namkeens offers mouth watering experiences with its distinct flavour. Namkeens form an integral part of the evening snacks of Indians households more often.
It usually consists of basic or various blends and mixtures, which are processed and produced with healthy ingredients and conforming to high hygiene standards. It has a very tangy taste varying from spicy to salty, which carries safe consumption values. Namkeens are packed, marketed in air tight packets that ensures long lasting shelf life and freshness life cycle.
Available at competitive prices in the markets by different brands, namkeens generally consists of ingredients like Potato, Corn grits, Corn flakes, Nuts, Dry fruits, Spices and Permitted synthetic food colour, Preservatives, Acidity Regulator & Antioxidant, Edible Vegetable Oil, flour, Beans etc.
There are more than 1000 types of Namkeen available all across the Indian continent. The market captured by the organised brands is only 40% of the total namkeen market in India. We have rounded up the list of Top 10 most popular Namkeen Brands in India, so that you can munch on the best of the snacks of country.
Fifth in the list of Top 5 most popular Namkeen Brands in India, stands Parle. The brand was established in the year 1929, and ever since then has been one of the most revered brand in the Indian packaged food industry.
This leading manufacturer of biscuits and confectionery symbolizes top notch quality, nutrition, superior taste. Parle has served for ages with its most popular product of the era the “Parle-G” biscuits. Later on, the brand delved into the namkeen and snack segments. Its marketing and distribution channels spans all across the country’s length and breadth. Reaching the remotest of the villages, Parle has become synonymous with trust.
Today, the Parle brands have paved their way into the hearts and households of people all over India and abroad. Not only in Indian but the brand has gained huge acceptance in countries like U.S.A., Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand and Middle East etc.
Parle has received some globally recognized certifications like FSSC:22000, ISO:22000 and Halal Certification. Some of its offering includes tasty peanut, Sev Murmura, Khatta meetha, Ratlami sev, Moong dal, Bhujia sev etc.
The brand has positioned it well by offering namkeens having irresistable taste. Leher re-positioned itself in the market in 2006, with a taglines like ‘Taste zyaada kyunki oil taza’, ‘The Joy of Sharing- Khao Khilao Khushiyan Badhao’ and also ‘Quality in Every Bite’.
The brand delivers very good and high-quality fresh namkeen where fresh and good quality oil is its USP. Range of varied namkeens are offered by Leher like Navratan mix, Mixture, Shahi mix, Aloo bhujia, Murukku bites, Matar masti, Bikaneri bhujia and lots other.
Bikano is the next brand in the list of Top 5 most popular Namkeen Brands in India. The brand was founded in the year 1950 in Bikaner city as, “Bikaner Namkeen Bhandar”, which was a local small shop in Chandni Chowk, and within few years of popularity the brand grew on national front.
Bikano today offers big boggling savouries and snacks. The manufactures snacks maintain international quality standards and expectations, yet keeping rooted to traditional heritage and taste.
The brand owns 5 major production sites in India which are fully equipped with state-of- art machinery which are in tune with international technology and strict quality control standard right from procurement of Raw materials to manufacturing, packaging and marketing.
Bikano Products have been awarded ISO 9001: 2000 Certifications, HACCP and SQF 2000 CM certification and also has its distribution network in countries including Australia, United States, Europe, Europe, UK, Canada, Africa & Middle-east etc.
Bikano’s famous namkeen include Chattar mattar, Bkaneri bhujia, Khatta meetha, Bhel, Chana pataka, alloo bhujia, kaju ixture, cornflakess mixture, shahsi mixture. The brand also produces sweets, snacks, papads and sherberts.
Aakash namkeens are rich of malwa ethnic cuisine, which was founded in the year 1932 in Indore city. This brand stands second in the list of Top 5 most popular Namkeen Brands in India. Today Aakash Global Foods Pvt. Ltd. is one of the most distinguished manufacturer and exporters of namkeen (savories) and sweets in India.
Aakash envisioned the emerging needs and trends of the market and was the first to adopt mechanisation. The brand religiously follows the mantra of sustaining quality and upgrading types in the food products.
The brand has received an overwhelming response in other countries as well. Some if its famous namkeen product are Bikaneri sev, Ratlami sev, Ujjaini sev, Lehsun sev, Laung sev, Hing sev, Lajawab mix, Lemon bhel etc.
This brand was founded in the year 1937, as a small retail Sweet & Namkeen shop in Bikaner, Rajasthan, by Shri Shivkisan Agrawal. It was in the later years he shifted its base in Nagpur, 1970. and then the brand saw new gracious heights.
In a very shot span ‘Haldiram’ developed itself into a brand which became an inseparable part of every celebrations & occasion. The brand not only offers plethora of namkeens but also sweets & confectionery items. The brand is one sole company unlike other namkeen brands to owns a large number of food joints, retail chains and showrooms all across Nagpur.
Haldiram’s produces high-quality ready-to-eat snacks, savouries & Sweets. The brand sources its raw materials to their conversion into finished products, wherein every process confirms to the International norms (HACCP) of Quality & Safety and hygiene.
This trusted brand offers a great deal of snacks naming a few like Punjabi tadka, Panchratan mix, Ratlmami sev, Dry fruit mix, Masala chana, Aloo lachha, Dal biji, Masla kaju, Phalhari chiwda, Soy sticks, Cornflakes mixture etc.