Throughout centuries the one thing that has prevailed is man and his love to eat and drink. Technologies have emerged that help people world over enjoy delicacies not only manufactured in different parts of the world but also be able to store the food for longer periods of time. To showcase India’s caliber in this sector, CII has organized the Food & Bev Tech show, which aims to provide a platform that will propel India in becoming a major global player in the processed food sector and in making the country ‘the food factory of the world’.
August 22-24, 2014, was witness to the 5th edition of Food & Bev Tech 2014. The three-day International Exhibition and Conference, organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) was held at the Bombay Exhibition Center, Mumbai. Creating an ideal platform for the all things concerning the food processing and packaging industry, the event promises to be one that provides an unparalleled opportunity to market and promote products and services to industry leaders, decision makers, CEOs, purchase managers, technical heads from the processed food industry and network with the end consumer to understand their needs and demand.
About the Organizers
CII is working towards the vision of positioning India as a ‘major global player’ in the processed food sector. To achieve this vision, the confederation has been working closely with the government in strengthening the policy framework required to promote competitiveness and innovation in the Indian food industry. This industry in India has emerged as one of the most promising sector for investment and has undoubtedly experienced a remarkable growth. Being proactively involved in building and enhancing the capacity of this sector in the area of food regulations, processing technology, safety and quality, CII sees the Food & Bev Tech show as a platform to strengthen the food processing and packaging sector in India.
Reasons to Participate
Food & Bev Tech 2014 will see dignitaries from the Ministry of Food Processing Industries and the Maharashtra Agro Industrial development corporation, Chhattisgarh State Industrial Development Corporation and from countries like Botswana, Israel, Malaysia and Mauritius.
The exhibitor profile at Food & Bev Tech 2014 includes process and packaging technology, refrigeration and preservation technology, ingredients and raw materials, measurement and control systems, analytical and hygiene equipment and supply chain solutions, thus providing a comprehensive overview of modern food and beverage technology. This means the who’s who of the entire sector will be there to cater to the needs of the industry.
State pavilions from Madhya Pradesh and Orissa will also be present to showcase their strength in the food sector.
An ‘Ingredient Pavilion’ is also place to better showcase businesses that supply or produce items such as amino acids, bulking agents, color additives, dairy ingredients, emulsifiers, enzymes, flavors and aromas, gelling agents and gums, lipids, plant extracts, stabilizers, vitamins and minerals, yeast nutrients and so on. This is to enable the right buyers to approach the right suppliers.
An ‘Innovative Product Pavilion’— a first time occurrence has been introduced by CII— wherein a dedicated space for innovative product display section has been set aside for exhibitors to display their new and innovative solutions.
CII along with Assocom Institute of Bakery Technology & Management (AIBTM) in tandem with the event will hold a two-day workshop on New Product Development in the bakery sector to impart basic knowledge on new and innovative product development of bakery products.
Food & Bev Tech Summit 2014
Apart from providing visitors with an excellent platform for networking, knowledge sharing and witnessing the best in technology, there will also be a summit—Food & Bev Summit 2014—held concurrently under the chairmanship of Chairman & Managing Director, Rasna India Pvt Ltd, Piruz Khambatta. The summit will focus on topics that will help the food and beverage sector maximize on current policies and strategies to achieve the goal of making India the food factory of the world.