A diaper or nappy is a kind of underwear that allows one to defecate or urinate in a discreet manner. Diapers are primarily worn by children who are not yet potty trained or experience bedwetting. Thus, due to this property, the diapers are gaining huge consumption amongst the baby as well as adult population.
Sanitary napkins are designed to absorb and retain menstrual fluid discharges. When used they are applied inside an undergarment with a press-on adhesive fixing strip.
Today, the global market for absorbent hygiene products is over US$ 50 bn (including wipes). India feminine hygiene market grew with a CAGR of about 16.05% in the period of five years from 2010 to 2015. In the current scenario, sanitary napkin segment is generating the largest revenue within feminine hygiene market.
The Baby Diaper Industry has revolutionised the FMCG industry. Thus, due to this property, the diapers are gaining huge consumption amongst the babies. P&G’s Pampers dominates the overall diaper industry, followed by Huggies and Mamy Poko. Thus, due to demand it is a good project for entrepreneurs to invest.
Few Indian major players are as under
· Carewell Hygiene Products Ltd.
· Centron Industrial Alliance Ltd.
· Diapers India Ltd.
· Godrej Hygiene Products Ltd.
· Gufic Biosciences Ltd.
· H L L Lifecare Ltd.
· Kimberly Clark Lever Pvt. Ltd.
· Mediklin Healthcare Ltd.
· Mirah Dekor Pvt. Ltd.
· Regency Diaper Inds. Ltd.