About us


The International Business Division of Godfrey Phillips India manages the company’s diverse and well-entrenched business interests across the globe. Driven by a passionate team with in-depth expertise in various geographies, the company has amassed a valuable repertoire of information about product and consumer behaviour in various countries. Backed by unmatched production capabilities, a reputed line-up of products and the expertise of an 80-year old multi-billion dollar company, this team has been responsible for striking strategic partnerships with leading conglomerates in the tobacco industry. The company exports an array of products in both tobacco and non-tobacco categories. Additionally, GPI helps international clients market products and offers professional services and expertise tailor-made to individual requirements, such as contract manufacturing.

Exporting to more than 50+ partners across 72 countries. we are a reputed name in the international business circuit.


Widest range of quality products.

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black jack

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force 10

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bulls and bears

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Black & gold

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flue cured verginia

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air cured burley

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sun cured

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dark fine cured

Godfrey Phillips India ventured into the highly competitive confectionary industry and soon established a niche as a unique confectionery brand. Naturalz Imli candy, a first of its kind brand from the stable, provides consumers with the best quality real tamarind pulp, having a sweet and tangy taste that brings alive childhood memories for many. The brand launched in 2018, has been delighting the Indian taste bud across all age groups. Funda Candy caters to a cross section of Indian palate with exciting flavours ranging from Tangy Orange to Rasili Lychee, Kaccha Aam, Mast Guava and Green Apple.


With over 80 years of expertise and multiple state-of-the-art production facilities, GPIL's manufacturing capabilities are unmatched.











Yes. Godfrey Philips offers both a wide range of existing cigarette brands for global distribution and contract manufacturing services for a range of tobacco products. We have unparalleled cigarette manufacturing and tobacco processing capabilities, with 8 state-of-the-art facilities spread across India. We offer both standalone services and a bouquet of end-to-end services, which include any or all of the following:

  • Customization of blends and production of bulk orders
  • Production of ready-to-use cigarettes, with options to customize blends, choose cigarette papers, filter specifications
  • Smoke analysis
  • Leaf processing
  • Fabrication of customized blends
  • Designing of cigarette packs (You can design your own pack with our interactive widget )
  • End-to-end product customization: Right from customizing blends to getting ready-to-sell packaged cigarettes, our turnkey services offer you retail-ready products

Yes. Given decades of expertise in production of tobacco products – both GPI's own brands and on contract for other tobacco brands, we have a keen understanding of end-to-end product development. We offer our clients a range of related services in addition to contract manufacturing cigarettes or tobacco products.

  • Analysis and testing
  • Packaging
  • Branding
  • Product development strategy based on targeted market and geography
  • Proposed brand placement

Products developed in GPI's state-of-the-art facilities are exported to over 72 countries across the world. We therefore have systems and processes in place to ensure that the products meet the highest standards of quality and regulation laid down in various countries. Our factories equipped with end-to-end production capabilities follow processes that ensure the products meet international requirements. GPI also strictly adheres to globally recognized best practices such as TQM, Daichi-Ban, Six Sigma and Kaizen. Our uncompromising attitude towards quality, technology and the adoption of environment friendly processes has made us one of the most well-recognized and awarded companies in the industry.

Yes. GPI manufactures and supplies cigarettes and processed tobacco in bulk to companies all across the world including Phillip Morris, ITG, JTI, Eastern Company, European Tobacco, Libyan Tobacco Company and RNTA.

  • Our cigarette manufacturing facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art automatic storage and retrieval systems for all raw materials with a capacity of approximately 3000 tonnes, a first in Asia.
  • High capacity makers and packers
  • Branding
  • Automated high-end technology to ensure perfect blend, untouched by hand in bulk quantities

Seed to smoke is both a process and a service - our turnkey cigarette manufacturing offering. As the name suggests, it involves an active engagement, innovation and perfection at every stage of the cigarette production process – beginning with cultivation of leaves, processing and blending of the tobacco leaves as per specifications, the fabricating of cigarettes at our high-tech facilities and finally branding, designing and packaging of the cigarettes as per requirements, ready for retail-sale. Through the entire process, GPI's team of researchers at the Insight Tobacco Institute, on-ground agricultural experts working with farmers, blenders, testers, quality analyzers, designers, sourcing specialists, branding and packaging experts all work seamlessly to deliver an end product that is of global standards.

GPI ensures involvement, innovation and a standardization of best practices and processes at every stage of cigarette/tobacco product manufacturing. Apart from a range of global best practices being followed and various countries' standards and regulations being adhered to, here is a snapshot listing how processes ensure guarantee of quality and product specification:

  • Tobacco leaves: The process of identifying the differentiator (with regard to leaves and blends) begins at the cultivation stage by improving agricultural practices. Our Insight Tobacco Institute is led by a team of technically skilled personnel who work with scientists, farmers and MNCs to make pioneering strides in improving quality and other parameters of the tobacco leaf. Apart from cultivating our own tobacco, GPI also possesses the unique capability to use imported tobacco – this allows us to prepare a wider range and more precise blends for our international customers.
  • Blends: GPI cultivates its own tobacco and imports tobacco from across the world to allow for creation of a wider range and unique blends. GPI's master blenders select the right types of tobacco from various regions to create the required blends.
  • Testing: Once these are created on a small scale, they undergo a series of tests before they are produced on a pilot scale. The pilot samples are then subjected to various analytical tests in modern equipped labs.
  • Production: This is then put into large scale production. Here, all product components are fed into automated systems to ensure product integrity as per specifications and hygiene is maintained as the automated process is untouched by hand.

GPI provides a range of tobacco products – cigarettes, cut tobacco, RYO, zarda and tobacco shisha. We also contract manufacture and customize tobacco blends and products as per customers' specifications. Given its in-depth expertise, GPI possess the capability of providing ALL kinds of tobacco blends, customized to requirements across the globe. Tobacco used in our factories is both cultivated by us and imported as well. Under the category of cut tobacco, we provide four main types of tobacco. All our tobacco has lower levels of heavy metals and TSNs.

  • Flue cured Virginia
  • Air cured Burley
  • Sun cured
  • Dark fire cured

Yes. GPI has a large bouquet of very popular cigarette brands that are available in different countries across the world. Some of our very popular brands like Jaisalmer, Double Six and Force 10 have been capturing markets as far and wide as Middle East, South America and the Far East. Our cigarette brands continue to enjoy a significant brand presence and loyalty in the various parts of the world where they are available. You can get more details about our popular brands here.

  • Jaisalmer
  • Force10
  • Stellar
  • Black and Gold
  • Bulls and Bears
  • Originals
  • International
  • Black Jack
  • Stallion
  • Hawkeye
  • Sahara
  • Ultima

With over 25 years of expertise in manufacturing tea, GPI has emerged as a preferred choice for a number of tea brands across the globe. Our world class manufacturing facilities and unmatched team of master blenders have made us the natural choice for producing tea in bulk quantities. Apart from contract manufacturing tea for customers in over 18 countries, we also export our own range of highly popular brands.

Yes. Godfrey Philips offers both a wide range of existing tea brands for global distribution and contract manufacturing services for a range of teas. We have unparalleled tea production capabilities, with state-of-the-art facilities and a highly experienced team of blenders.

Yes. Given GPI's expertise driven production of tea – we have a keen understanding of end-to-end product development. We offer our clients a range of related services in addition to contract manufacturing.

  • Analysis and testing
  • Packaging
  • Branding
  • Product development strategy based on targeted market and geography
  • Proposed brand placement

Yes. We supply a wide range of teas in both packaged form and bulk to 30 clients across 18 countries. GPI sources leaves from the best tea-growing regions of India. Apart from this, we also source multi-origin tea leaves to suit the preferences of clients and resultantly, tea drinkers all over the world. Our team of master blenders have tremendous expertise and experience in creating blends that are based exactly on client requirements, and customized based on geography, tea taste preference, drinking habits and other parameters.

GPI's international tea operations are supported by two exclusive tea manufacturing facilities which are automated and modernized. Equipped with sophisticated blending and packaging machines, the factories maintain the highest standards of hygiene. The plants are ISO22000 certified and HACCP, FSMS & FSSAI accredited and have a total installed capacity of over 90 tonnes per day.

GPI's vaping products widely popular in the US, Middle East and Europe include vapourizers, vape pens, rechargeable e-cigarettes and regular & tobacco-free nicotine e-liquids. GPI continues to innovate on a range of products in the vaping category.

Our range of vaping products are the most advanced in their category and comply with the strictest international norms. Our products are sourced from pioneers in manufacturing in the category and are made using the best quality ingredients in certified facilities in US and Europe.

GPI offers four brands under the vaping products category:

  • Hawkeye: E-liquids and vapourizers
  • iGen: Regular and tobacco-free nicotine e-liquids
  • Cypher: E-liquids with tobacco-free nicotine
  • Verge: Rechargeable e-cigarettes

Yes. GPI's wide range of products are exported to over 72 countries across the world. Our range of vaping devices are available in a number of countries including the US and parts of Europe.