10th FOODWORLD INDIA ramps up for its launch

Government secretaries and industry leaders to participate

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November 10, 2016

/ By / Kolkata

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The theme of the conference is ‘Creating Successful Brands in the Food Industry’.

FICCI, in association with Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India and Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), is organising the 10th ‘FOODWORLD INDIA’, a global convention on food processing sector, on November 10 at Hotel Pride Plaza, Aerocity, Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi.

Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Minister for Food Processing Industries, will inaugurate the event.

The welcome address will be given by Dr A Didar Singh, secretary general, FICCI; the opening address by Sangeeta Pendurkar, chair, FICCI Food Processing Committee and vote of thanks by Sanjay Sharma, co- chair, FICCI Food Processing Committee.

The key discussion topics are creating successful brands in the food industry, creating strong brands in the context of changing retail environment and responsible marketing of food brands.

Some of the confirmed speakers to address the conference are Avinash K Srivastava, secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries; Pawan Kumar Agarwal, CEO, FSSAI; J P Meena, special secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries; Parag Gupta, joint secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries; PV Rama Sastry, joint secretary, Ministry of Consumer Affairs; Dr NC Saha, director, Indian Institute of Packaging; Sangeeta Pendurkar, MD, Kellogg’s India; Krish Iyer, CEO, Walmart India; Sanjay Sharma, CEO, MTR Foods; Suresh Narayanan, MD, Nestle India Ltd; Sunil Duggal, CEO, Dabur India Ltd; Manoj Kumar, MD, GSK Consumer Healthcare Limited; Devendra Chawla, group president – Food, FMCG & Brands, Future Group; Hemant Malik, CEO-Food Division, ITC Limited; Damodar Mall, CEO-Grocery, Reliance Retail.

With the objective of bringing the global food business community together and collaborate, FICCI has been organising FOODWORLD INDIA (FWI) since 2005. The conference will discuss various topics concerning the sector such as challenges faced by the industry in creating mega brands and opportunities for modern food retailers, shaping the future food trade dynamics in India and setting standards to compliance and beyond.

Since its inception, it has received encouraging support from stakeholders including all major food sectors corporate, government officials, visionaries, international experts and researchers. The event in the past has witnessed the presence of Ministers of Food Processing Industry from India and Germany, Chief Ministers of states, Secretary-Food Processing Industry, Chairman-Food Safety and Standards Authority of India and other distinguished personalities from across the globe.

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