Its flagship product, Hudson Canola Oil, was launched in 2007 and is fast becoming the oil of choice for modern, health-conscious Indians.
Before canola oil, Dalmia Continental pioneered the popularity and use of olive oil in India. Its product, Leonardo Olive Oil, is today the country’s leading brand of olive oil. The brand was acquired by Cargill India in February 2014.
Dalmia Continental’s other products include Leonardo Premium Pasta, Leonardo Olives and Leonardo Premium Pickle in Olive Oil.
Dalmia Continental is the flagship company of VN Dalmia, son of pioneer industrialist Ramkrishna Dalmia, founder of the Dalmia-Jain Group. The Dalmia Group of companies came into existence in the early 1930s as the Dalmia-Jain Group. Founded by the late Ramkrishna Dalmia, the group’s activities included banks and insurance, newspapers and publishing, aviation and railways, electric supply, collieries, a motor car company, biscuits, cement, chemicals, distilleries, dairy products, jute, paper, plywood, paints, refractories, sugar, textiles and others.
Today, the Dalmia family and its relatives have interests, among others, in publishing, explosives, cement, magnesite, consumer electronics, sugar, health foods, leisure resorts and hotels, refractories, castings, cigarettes, soda ash, textiles and services such as advertising, travel management, television programming, software development and finance. The total turnover of these companies exceeds US $ 10 billion.