Top 6 Companies Leading the Global Soap Market

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The Procter & Gamble Company, Unilever PLC, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Church & Dwight Co., Inc., Colgate-Palmolive Company, and Nice Group, among others, are key players in the global soap market. Other significant companies include Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, Ecolab Inc, ITC Limited, Johnson & Johnson Services Inc, and others.


The global soap market would likely grow at a CAGR of 4.8% during 2022-2027. Washing hands with soap is recommended for good health and protection from various types of infections. 


Soaps are vital to maintaining hygiene and cleanliness. Washing hands with water and soap offers effective protection against several infectious diseases; in fact, handwashing with water and soap is more effective than alcohol-based sanitisers. Such protection offered by soaps is expected to be the key driver of the global soap market. There are different types of soaps available on the market that are suited to different types of requirements and needs. 


Over the last few years, there has been greater emphasis on effective handwashing. Asia, North America and Europe are likely to be key markets. 


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Top 6 Companies in the Global Soap Market

The Procter & Gamble Company

Headquarters: Cincinnati, Ohio
Establishment: 1837


Founded more than one hundred and eighty years ago as a soap and candle company, The Procter & Gamble Company is a renowned international consumer goods company; popular brands include Charmin®, Always®, Fairy®, Braun®, Gillette®, Febreze®, Oral B®, Head & Shoulders®, Pampers®, Pantene®, Tide®, and Vicks®. Specialties include Marketing, Consumer Goods, and Advertising.


Unilever PLC

Headquarters: Blackfriars, London
Establishment: 1872


Unilever PLC specializes in Food, Consumer Goods, Personal Care, Home Care, Marketing & Advertising, Refreshments, Retail, Purpose, and FMCG. Offerings include foods, ice-creams, soaps, shampoos and daily household care products. 


Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

Headquarters: Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia


Henkel AG & Co. KGaA specializes in Beauty Care, Adhesive Technologies, and Laundry and Home Care. The company operates across the globe through modern innovations, technologies, and brands. The company has a key position in industrial and consumer businesses through robust brands, technologies and innovations like Schwarzkopf, Persil, and Loctite. 


Church & Dwight Co., Inc.

Headquarters: Ewing, New Jersey
Establishment: 1846


Church & Dwight Co., Inc. is a consumer products manufacturing company and specialty products manufacturing company; it leads in personal care and household products. Popular brands include ARM & HAMMER®, OxiClean™, Batiste™, XTRA™, Trojan™, First Response™, Nair™, Orajel™, Spinbrush™, Li’l Critters™, vitafusion™, FLAWLESS®, Water Pik®, Zicam® and TheraBreath®. The company operates across the world and is listed in S&P 500. 


Colgate-Palmolive Company

Headquarters: New York, New York
Establishment: 1806


Colgate-Palmolive Company is a well-known company specializing in Personal Care, Oral Care, Home Care, Pet Nutrition, Manufacturing, Skin Care, Marketing, Sales, Brand Management, and Supply Chain. The company has a presence in over two hundred nations and regions; it develops, produces, distributes and sells health and hygiene products and pet nutrition through brands including Palmolive, Colgate, elmex, hello, Tom’s of Maine, Speed Stick, Sorriso, Irish Spring, Softsoap, Sanex, Protex, eltaMD, Filorga, Ajax, PCA Skin, Fabuloso, Axion, Soupline and Suavitel, and others. 


Nice Group

Headquarters: Oderzo, TV
Establishment: 1993


Nice Group specializes in Building Automation, Home Automation, Gates, Automation Systems, Awnings, Garage Doors, Shutters, Blinds, Alarm Systems, Road Barriers, Access Control, Control Systems, Technology, Design, and others. The company sells its products to over a hundred nations.


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