Top 10 Food Companies in Pakistan – Food Industries

Top 10 Food Companies in Pakistan - Food Industries

Pakistan is a country full of food lovers. There are so many delicious dishes to enjoy, and the food industry is booming! With so many different food companies in Pakistan, it can be tough to figure out which ones are the best. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the top 10 food companies in Pakistan! Whether you’re looking for some Pakistani classics or something new and exciting, these companies have you covered. So check them out and start enjoying some amazing food!

1. Nestle Pakistan Limited [NPL]

Established in collaboration with Swiss company Nestle S.A., NPL is one of the largest and finest manufacturers and marketers of milk and milk products, both at home and overseas. Products include milk powder, skimmed milk powder (SMP), pasteurized milk, cheese spreads, yogurt drinks, and other value-added dairy food products.

2. Dalda

Popularly known as “Naughty Tomato Sauce Brand” Pakistan’s largest selling tomato sauce brand is a subsidiary of Unilever Pakistan. With a strong presence in more than 60 countries worldwide, it has become Pakistan’s favorite sauce brand.

3. Engro Foods Limited (EFL)

EFL is wholly owned by The Dawood Group of companies and manufactures, markets, and sells home care products including soaps, disinfectants, dishwashing bars, liquid detergents, home bleach, and scouring powder.

4. National Foods

One of the leading producers of chicken products in Pakistan and a subsidiary of Nishat Group, National Foods produces value-added poultry meat under the Golden Plump and Jenny brands. The company is also one of the only two companies producing edible oil in Pakistan.

5. Ittihad Food Limited (IFL)

Headquartered in Karachi, IFL is Pakistan’s leading manufacturer of Wheat Flour (Atta), Bread (White & Brown), Ready to Eat Maida Cake Mixes, Dough Products, Biscuits, and Candy Bars.

6. Engro Corporation

Engro Corporation is an agribusiness and financial services conglomerate, headquartered in Karachi, Pakistan. The company was founded as a small trading store by Akhter Hameed Khan, the first national “Esquire of Commerce” in 1940.

7. Clover Pakistan Limited

Clover is one of the largest dairy companies in South Asia with business interests spanning the entire dairy value chain. It produces and markets a wide range of top-selling dairy products, including milk, cheese, yogurt, butter, and ice cream.

8. Gourmet Foods

Gourmet is one of Pakistan’s largest manufacturers and distributors of processed foods for the international market. The company manufactures ready-to-cook meals under brands such as Biryani By Nature, Say Aah!, At Home with Shahana, and Farah’s Kitchen.

9. National Foods

National Food is one of the largest manufacturers and marketers of tea in Pakistan and a subsidiary of Nishat Group. Its flagship brand is Dilmah, which has since become a benchmark for quality tea all over the world.


Shan is one of the largest producers of tea in Pakistan and has pioneered the tea revolution in Pakistan. It manufactures, markets, and sells all varieties of tea, both for the local market as well as exports. The company operates through its network of companies covering all aspects of food processing including plantations, fertilizing, manufacturing, transport, and marketing under its brands such as Shan.

Frequently Asked Question

1. What are the top 10 food companies in Pakistan?

The top-ten food companies in Pakistan are Nestle Pakistan Limited [NPL], Dalda, Engro Foods Limited (EFL), National Foods, Ittihad Food Limited (IFL), Engro Corporation, Clover Pakistan Limited, Gourmet Foods, National Foods, and SHAN FOOD INDUSTRIES.

2. What are the countries where Nestle is used?

Nestle is now available in over 80 countries around the world, with its products sold in more than 190 countries worldwide. Its largest markets are Brazil, France, Mexico, Indonesia, Russia, Thailand, Vietnam, Turkey, China, Japan, the United States, and Switzerland.

3. What is the manufacturing process of Nestle?

Nestle manufactures a wide range of products including baby food, candy bars, cereals, coffee, dairy products & ice cream, nutritional supplements, and water/sports drinks under brands such as Nescafe [coffee], Maggi [noodles, bouillon cubes, and soups], Kit Kat [candy bars], Nesquik [chocolate powder for drinks such as chocolate milk], Nido [milk powder for children above nine months], Quik, Gerber baby foods, Nestum, Cerelac, etc.

4. How many food industries are in Pakistan?

There are 10 food processing industries in Pakistan.

5. What is a popular food in Pakistan?

Popular foods in Pakistan include samosas, pakoras, kachori, biryani, daal, roasted meat (chicken and beef), root/roti (bread), and many more.

6. What is the best food industry?

The best food industries in Pakistan are National Foods Limited.

7. What fast foods are in Pakistan?

Some of the most popular fast foods in Pakistan include burgers, fries, and pizza.

8. What industrial food is imported in Pakistan?

Some industrial foods that are imported in Pakistan include pasta, canned fruits, vegetables, nuts, honey, etc.

9. What is a popular Pakistani dish?

Popular Pakistani dishes include biryani, pulao, korma, qeema, daal/lentils, barbecue and grilled meat (chicken and beef), nihari, etc.