The Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India will be organizing World Food India in New Delhi, in November 2017.
Ministry of Food Processing Industries is organising an International event “World Food India-2017” in New Delhi in November 2017, with a view to showcasing the opportunities available in India in the food processing sector including FDI in food trading. The large agricultural product base, low levels of processing, large domestic market and Government of India’s initiatives of “Make In India’ and “Ease of doing business” will make it very attractive for foreign investors to come and invest in India. In addition, the policy of 100% FDI permitted through automatic route in food processing sector as also 100% FDI permitted in food trades, including e-commerce for the food products produced and / or manufactured in India, also make investing in India more attractive to the foreign investors.
The event is expected to bring the various stakeholders in the Food Processing sector viz. food processors, equipment manufacturers and suppliers, logistic players, food retailers etc in one platform so as to enable them to get acquainted with opportunities in the sector as also to interact with potential investors, suppliers, purchasers and joint venture partners. This event will have Sectoral Seminars, State Seminars, Country Seminars, Business to Business (B2B) Sessions, Business to Government (B2G) Sessions, Government to Government (G2G) Sessions. Besides this, an exhibition is also proposed to be held wherein State Pavilions, Country Pavilions, Sectoral Pavilions ,Company Stalls will be set up. A food street is also envisaged where foods of India, International cuisine & Fusion cuisine of International food with Indian ingredients will be showcased.
It is also envisaged that during the pre and post event activities, a host of investment MOUs would be signed and handheld for implementation. A dedicated website and help desk would also be set up.
Suggestions are invited from all stakeholders with regard to organising the World Food India 2017 and make it a grand success.