At around 2.10 PM, the Nifty FMCG was trading at 36,080.85 down 95.80 points or 0.26%, touching a high of 36,329.05 and low of 36,066.10 during intraday trade on Tuesday.
BSE Sensex was trading at 52,720.16 up 347.47 points or 0.66% and Nifty50 at 15,788.40 up 95.80 points or 0.61%.
Emami shed 2.8% at Rs560.60 per piece to emerge the top laggard while Godrej Consumer declined 1.36% at Rs944.00 per piece. United Spirits was also 1.17% downside at Rs 652.50 per piece.
Dabur India (down 0.87%), Procter & Gamble Hygiene (down 0.71%) and Tata Consumer (down 0.6%) were also under pressure.
HUL, UBL, Jubilant FoodWorsk, Marico, and Colgate Palmolive were also trading lower.
Amid selling pressure in the sector Varun Beverages advanced 1.3% at Rs791.45 per piece. Nestle India, ITC and Britannia were also trading in the green.