SME Times News Bureau | 23 Aug, 2019
Council of India (TPCI) will launch two sub shows ‘Indusfood-Tech’ and
‘Indusfood-Chem’ in the forthcoming 2020 edition to be held in NCR Delhi next
establish Indusfood as a fully integrated food processing lifecycle event. Over
1500 top distributors, retailers, food processors and importers are expected to
participate in Indusfood - 2020.
On the proposed
launch of new verticals of Indusfood: Indusfood-Tech and Indusfood-Chem, Keshav
Chandra, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce said that the launch of the two
new verticals is a huge opportunity for India to showcase India’s prowess in
cost effective F&B processing technologies and robust food ingredients
suppliers to the buyers from SAARC, Africa and Eurasian countries.
The shows will also
allow foreign technology providers to bring the latest food technology
developments in the world and integrate it to the growing demands of India’s
vast F&B processing industry.
Mohit Singla, said that the landscape of Indian food processing sector can be
transformed by integrating modern food processing technologies with
applications based on big data computing, blockchain technologies, IOT and
machine AI along with large scale virtual process management.
He further said
that the response from leading technology centres like Denmark, Belgium,
Singapore, Switzerland and Thailand for Indusfood has been encouraging and is
expected to attract business of USD 1.5 billion in the 2020 edition. The last
edition, held in 2019, attracted business worth 1.2 billion USD.
2020, will showcase technologies for food processing, oil extraction, cold
chain and refrigeration, beverage and drink technology, dairy processing,
sweets and confectionary, fruits and vegetable processing and will also
emphasize on the importance of food packaging, labeling and supply chain gaps.
The show has
already attracted major Indian companies like SSP, Mectech, Goma Engineering,
Nichrome and DVC Process Engineering.
The show will also
host over 20 bilateral and multilateral B2B deliberations to discuss the
potential and challenges of foreign trade between India and the world.
The Ministry of
External Affairs has also come forward to support the Fair with a spread of
over 80 Missions globally who are advising on hosted buyers for better results.
Indusfood will be
held in Greater Noida (NCR Delhi), on January 08-10, 2020 and will showcase
India’s best line-up of food processing technologies, beverages and agri-
products to global buyers.