The history of Knorr is a
story of passion, exploration and innovation.
In 1838, Carl Heinrich Knorr
opened a factory in Heilbronn, Germany supplying chicory to the German coffee
Mr. Knorr began to experiment
with drying vegetables and seasonings, preserving their nutritional value and
flavour. This led to the launch of Knorr’s first dried soup range across
the European continent in 1873. This progressive breakthrough led to a series
of improvements in technique and development of new products.
Since 1838, our food
philosophy has centered on high quality, which we maintain in every one of our
In 1957, flagship Knorr brands
were sold in only eight countries and by the year 2000, Knorr products were
sold in nearly ninety countries around the world. The same year led to an
important milestone; Knorr joined the Unilever family.
Knorr was launched in India in
1996, and now we have irresistible soups, delicious noodles and flavourful masalas.
Flavours of the World
Knorr’s products are available
around the world; we pride ourselves on genuine understanding of local
flavours. Our global and local understanding enables us to provide you with
great tasting international favourites, helping you sample authentic flavours
from cultures far and wide.
Knorr History – India
In 1996, Knorr launched Soups
in India with a range of 10 flavours. The Knorr range of soups is now
available in 20 tasty and exciting flavours with 100% real vegetables and no
Our range of cook-up soups is
available in a wide range, and has classics like Thick Tomato and Mixed
Vegetables soup, as well as authentic international flavours such as Italian
Mushroom and Mexican Tomato Corn. These soups serve four, and are perfect for
the entire family to savour just before dinner.
For your in-between meals
small hunger pangs, we have the Knorr Cup-A-Soup range which are available in 9
flavours like Mixed Veg, Sweet Corn Veg, Manchow Veg, and Tomato Chatpata.
In 2010, we launched Soupy
Noodles – a magical mix of masala noodles with the goodness of vegetables in a
hearty soup. Using our global understanding, we now have a range of
flavours from across the globe - Chinese Schezwan, Chinese Hot & Spicy, Italian
Cheese and Herbs, Italian Margherita along with our all-time favourite Desi
Spices are quintessential to
Indian cooking and now with Knorr extending its expertise to masalas, you can
make restaurant like dishes such as biryani or pav bhaji at home. With an
incredible blend of spices and distinctive flavours, we have 8 masalas
including Sambhar, Chana, Biryani, Chicken masala in our Knorr Masala range.
Apart from the lip smacking taste, Knorr masalas also give your dishes perfect
consistency, colour & aroma. So now you can make restaurant quality red and
thick pav bhaji at home. This range is ideal for passionate cooks who love
cooking and making tasty dishes for their families.
A Sustainable Future
It is our commitment to
providing you with the highest quality food that leads us to a new future; one
that embraces sustainability. We’re investing in new, more efficient processes
and embracing the principles of sustainability right through our business, from
seed to spoon.
Although it isn’t an easy path, sourcing our ingredients responsibly
helps to ensure that we can continue to provide families across the world with
great tasting and nutritious meals for years to come.