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Top Five Businesses in Nepal

“A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all.”

Michael LeBeoef

In today’s generation, several ideas and thoughts have emerged for expending the growth of human and the world. If those emerging imaginary ideas can be executed into the realistic world for enhancing profits, then it is called business. There are lots of business that are started every year among which some succeed whereas others fail.

A satisfied customer is the best strategy of all business. Through this strategy, there are various giant businesses in the world like Apple Inc., Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Saudi Aramco, Toyota Motor Corporation etc.

Nepal is a small country with high potential for industries because of the agricultural raw materials that are locally available. As such, Nepal has also incorporated such businesses which produces goods and services for the domestic and international market.  

Here are the list of top five businesses in Nepal:

Unilever Nepal

Unilever is the oldest multinational business in Nepal which is well capable of making people their regular consumers all over the country. This business established in 1992 and set up a factory in Makwanpur district with an initial investment of NPR 73.65 million.

This company produces various fast-moving consumer goods such as detergent, cleaning powder, toothpaste, ice-cream, soap, etc. Unilever is a big brand which has branches in more than 50 countries including the United States, India, Pakistan etc. It is listed as the highest dividend paying stocks in NEPSE.

Dabur Nepal

Dabur is the world’s leading Ayurveda and natural healthcare company and established to cater to the Nepali market in 1989 and started commercial production in 1992. Its main brands are Dabur Honey, Real, Burst, Ayurvedic medicines, toothpaste, hair oil, skin care products, etc.

It has contributed greatly to Nepal’s export creating about 1,000 direct employment and around 20,000 indirect employment in the nation. It is involved in various sectors like healthcare, personal care, and food products. Nepal’s megastar Rajesh Hamal is the brand ambassador for Dabur’s products.


Coca-Cola is one of the world’s largest, renowned and consumed beverage in history. In 1973, the production of Coca-Cola started in Nepal. Bottlers Nepal Limited is publicly listed company with two bottling plants, one in Kathmandu and the other in Bharatpur.

Its beverages are easily available in all parts of most countries. Their soft drinks comes in different packaging and sizes, and lately with touching quotes like “Aama bina ke ramailo” written on them. It has been able to show good impression on Nepalese people with its taste. Actress Priyanka Karki is the brand ambassador of its product


Pepsi is one of the largest multinational beverage company of Nepal due to its variant product choices and awesome taste. Varun Beverages Private Limited located in Sinamangal, Kathmandu manufactures, bottles and distributes beverages of Pepsi in the whole country. Diet Pepsi, Zero Pepsi, Pepsi Wild, Mountain Dew etc. are the variants of Pepsi brand. Pepsi is able to trap huge market due to its own taste and listed as fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) company.

Chaudhary Group

Chaudhary Group, popularly known as CG, is one of the most renowned and leading groups of Nepal which is led and managed by Binod Chaudhary. CG has an annual revenue of USD 1.14 billion. It owns about 136 companies in five different continents of the world. Fast foods like Wai Wai noodles is main product of CG.

It covers different sectors such as food and beverages, financial services, hotels and resorts, cement, biotech, electronics, real estate, infrastructure, etc. It is the oldest and biggest conglomerate of Nepal and has been able to expand in different parts of the world.


All of the above are the top businesses that are providing different goods and services in Nepal by using locally available agricultural raw materials. These businesses have contributed towards the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth and thus fuelling Nepal in the direction of economic prosperity. They also provide job opportunities for thousands of Nepalese in their various businesses.

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