Exposition of Latest Agro and Food Processing Machineries

16 July 2018

Media Today Group is glad to organize the anniversary of India Foodex (Tenth edition), comprehensively acknowledged as India's largest International Exhibition on Food Products, Retailing, Import & Export, Processing & Packaging Machineries and Allied Industries from 31st August - 2nd September, 2018 at BIEC, Bangalore. 10th India Foodex 2018 has a persistent support from prominent Indian agri and food organizations accumulating strength and significance to the event.

Among the various organizations supporting the exhibition are Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (Ministry of Agriculture & Farmer's Welfare), National Centre for Cold-Chain Development, All India Food Processors Association, Food Processing & Packaging Machinery Industry Association (FPPMIA), India and Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

Indian Food Industry
India’s food processing industry ranks fifth in world of exports, production and consumption. There is multi-brand retailing of food products along with the set up of mega food parks. Indian food scenario is bound to develop and imports will keep on playing a major role to the support from several government authorities.

Expected growth of areas that assist health and nutrition, for example, fresh fruits, dry fruits, specialty food products, dairy products and demand trends perceptibly signify that Indian consumers are looking for healthier products. The farmers will also get benefited from this process.

Potential Investment Sectors
Prominent among the areas waiting to be tapped are canning, packaging, refrigeration for dairy, poultry, fisheries, meat ready to eat products, cereals and grains, soft drinks, consumer product groups like confectionery, chocolates, coco products, soya-based products, mineral water, high protein foods and nutraceuticals, apart from health food and supplements, a rapidly rising segment of the food processing industry.

Promoting Latest Technologies
India undergoes huge amounts of food grain wastages because of flaws in storage systems, techniques and in supply chain. Through India Foodex, Media Today Group is keen to construct an efficient supply chain and to plug every loophole in the food production and distribution system, i.e., use of efficient available technologies and building of a modern supply chain is the necessitation.

Food Segments
The popular expo will be showcasing tools and technologies from almost all key food segments. The foremost attraction will be the organization of different segments simultaneously.

Culinary Challenge
India Foodex will also have the 2nd edition of the admired "Culinary Championship & Inter Hotel Competition". This is a big prospect to attain an optimistic alliance with an educative event that promotes Food Professionals. The event earlier attracted numerous hospitality & food industry delegates from different companies across the country.

AgriBusiness Excellence Awards
Another segment parallel to the ongoing Culinary Championship & Inter Hotel Competition will be the 2nd AgriBusiness Excellence Awards. The ceremony is a token gesture of gratitude to professionals who transformed the essence of Indian food industry and made a mark in the Global market. Though a new addition to the series, it garnered huge response from the industry.

Concurrent Events
Adding more values to India Foodex, concurrently, Media Today Group is also organizing HRC Expo 2018, Global Halal Expo 2018 and 5th Meat Tech Asia 2018 to ensure better business for all. It is a challenging effort to cover all aspects of food production and sale.

HRC Expo 2018: Owing to the great response received from food and hospitality sector on the 10th India Foodex 2018, Media Today Group is delighted to announce the 1st  edition of 'Hotel, Restaurant & Catering Expo (HRC Expo 2018)', an International exhibition on Hotel, Restaurant and Catering products, services, bakery equipments and technology.

Indian Hospitality and catering industry
The Indian hospitality and tourism industry and its thriving sub-sectors such as restaurants and organized tour operators are all major source of employment. The catering services industry in India has been consistently growing, in which Bangalore has always been a major contributor. The tourism and hospitality sector is among the top sectors in India to attract the highest Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).

Global Halal Expo 2018; Media Today Group is pleased to announce another initiative in the segment 'Global Halal Expo India 2018'.

India - Market for Halal?
Islam is the second-largest religion in India after Hinduism. After Indonesia, India is home to the second largest Muslim population of the world. There is a clear demand for halal-certified product, which has promoted a rapid growth of new lines such as Iba Halal Care. Halal signifies highest standard of quality and hygiene in ingredients, processes and products and sourcing.

Islamic branding is all about using brands as good deeds. Islamic branding can embrace broader pastures that cover business practices too. Homegrown brands like CavinKare, Daawat, Bikano, Goldwinner oil, Vadilal ice cream, Amrutanjan Health Care and Gujarat Ambuja Exports are embracing halal-certification to get a better foothold in markets.

The initiative is supported by Indo-OIC Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Jamiat Ulma-I-Hind Halal Trust, All India Food Processors Association, Food Processing & Packaging Machinery Industry Association, Coffee Board (Govt. of India).

Meat Tech Asia 2018: Keeping in view the scope and demand for Indian meat and meat products worldwide, Media Today Group is organizing 5th Meat Tech Asia 2018, as a common platform for the entire meat sector. It will provide an on-hand opportunity to the producers, meat processing technology suppliers, service industry and other stakeholders to display their strength and interact with each other.

The participation of foreign companies has helped in the up gradation of many units in India. India Foodex 2017 drew several participants across the sectors from the country and also from international players. This multi-show attracted over 35000 visitors and more than 500 exhibitors from all parts of India and over 30 countries. Many foreign exhibitors including Bangladesh, South Africa, Switzerland, UAE, Korea etc. have established many start-ups.

Many leading Brands like Big Basket, ITC, Swiggy, Franchise Connect, UNIBIC, Britannia and a lot more visited India Foodex with great fervor. Many top ranking professionals from universities namely Amity University and Jain University, catering and hospitality sectors  visited and viewed it as the best that has great latent potential waiting to be tapped in the right way and through right means.

The show will offer immense opportunities to the exhibitors as well as the visitors. The expo series will present valuable B2B business meetings and global exposure to the initiates, networking for the stakeholders and a lot more. Over the three days of the expo, potential clients can meet many leading companies from all over the world and facilitate meaningful discussions and business deals.

Notable exhibitors includes Buhler (India) Pvt. Ltd., Hilda Automation, Husqvarna (Platinum Sponsor), Kisan Foods, Selis, Bry-Air (Asia) Pvt. Ltd., Agaram Industries, Hindsiam Bevs Private Limited, Kamtech Infoline, Meatek Food Machineries India Pvt. Ltd., Essen Multipack Limited, S.B. Inter Co. Ltd., along with organizations like Department of Agriculture (Govt. of Karnataka), Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Industry Association (FPPMIA) and APEDA.

Presence of many foremost magazines was as well noticed i.e. Processed Food Industry, Asia Food Industry Publication Company and The Amalgamated Press. India Foodex series helps in promoting the agenda of "Make in India" through foreign investments and innovative efforts within the country. It also helps in exploring possibilities of joint-ventures with foreign companies.

Media Today Group connects visitors with global leaders in food industry and to technologies under a single roof. It covers all facets of Indian Food Industry. The event series has been consistently bringing together the stakeholders from each stage of food production, from seed suppliers to processing and packaging companies and retailers.

The unique platform has contributed a great deal to the evolution of Indian food industry. The consecutive success of the event has encouraged looking forward to the concurrent event for meat sector as well – 5th MeatTech Asia to ensure better business opportunities for world food industry to grow.

For more details: http://www.indiafoodex.com/ 

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