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India to become the gateway to the food industry

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India is all set to become the global manufacturing hub of the food industry, and to establish its presence and showcase its capabilities, the World Food India 2017 is being held in New Delhi, from 3rd to 5th November 2017. World Food India will be the largest gathering of investors, manufacturers, producers, food processors, policy makers, and food corporations from the global food ecosystem. The three-day event is being organised by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India.

World Food India intends to establish global linkages and facilitate foreign investment in India’s food retail market that services the needs and rising aspirations of the country’s 1.3 billion consumers – a ready market. The food processing industry accounts for over 9% manufacturing GDP and has emerged as critical component of India’s economy.

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World Food India aims to provide opportunities for both investment and trade in the food processing sector for leading Indian and international companies. Encompassing the entire food spectrum from production to consumption, World Food India is looking at creating a better sourcing environment, thereby enabling higher returns for farmers, creating employment, and fostering entrepreneurship. The three day mega event ‘World Food India’ will provide a platform to showcase offerings and services along the food value chain which includes production, processing, packaging, technology, equipment, storage, logistics or retail.

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Global food corporations, MSMEs & everyone connected directly or indirectly to the food sector are showing tremendous interest in World Food India 2017. The cuisines of India are inherently diverse in nature as each state in India come with a unique palate & offering. The World Food India aims to bring all the different states of India, as well as the global powerhouses in the food industry, together – for the first time.

World Food India will have exhibitions on the food processing industry, a Global CEO conclave, a country session, a state session, and conferences. One key attraction of the event will be the Food Street which will showcase food delicacies of the various states of India and as well as international cuisine. More details on World Food India 2017 can be found on this website

(Source: Business Wire)