NNS Media Group has organized the 7th India Mart Food and Technology Expo from July 29-31 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The Expo was inaugurated by the Ambassador of UAE (United Arab Emirates), H.E. Mohamed Sultan Abdulla Al Owais
Online PR News – 29-July-2011 – – In a bid to showcase new innovations and developments in the global food grain milling and processed food sector, NNS Media Group has organized the 7th India Mart Food and Technology Expo from July 29-31 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The Expo was inaugurated by the Ambassador of UAE (United Arab Emirates), H.E. Mohamed Sultan Abdulla Al Owais.
According to Rajesh Gupta MD, NNS Media Group, the expo seeks to unravel the latest developments in the food grain milling and processed food sector through three concurrent events namely, Food & Technology Expo, Hitech Agriculture & Horti Expo and Government Achievements & Schemes Expo. He said in view of the significance this expo holds, Head of Agro Food Department for India, French Trade Commission Mr. Jerome DESQUIENS also visited the show on the inaugural day of this international event.
Highlighting the importance of this expo, Mr. Gupta said: “With the increasing globalization competition too has grown manifold. Today, manufacturers and processors around the world are working hard to keep the production cost down by incorporating latest innovations and revolutionary technologies. The main objective of this expo is to unfold the latest happenings in the global food grain milling, agri horticulture and processed food sector to Indian exporters, manufacturers and processors.
Kesar Singh Gupta, Chairman NNS Media Group said the expo which is being held for the 7th time in a row, attempts at spreading awareness about the newer developments in the food grain, processed food and agri horticulture sector not only among the processors and manufacturers but also among the farming community and consumers. Expressing his satisfaction over the success of this expo in the past, Mr. Kesar Singh Gupta said the feed back and the amazing response received till now has really been encouraging and have prompted us to add new things in the expo. “Our main focus is on bringing food processing sector, agriculture sector, horticulture sector and related technology and service providers on one platform and provide them golden opportunity to showcase their products and forge business alliances,” Mr. Gupta asserted.
Supported by Ministry of Food Processing Industries, National Horticulture Mission, Horticulture Mission for NE & Himalayan States, National Mission on micro Irrigation, NSIC, NAFED, Apex Chamber of Commerce & Industry, All India Rice Exporters’ Association, All India Food Processors’ Association and others, the 3-day exhibition showcases advancements made in agri food business in terms of technology and market know how. Like the earlier editions, India Mart Food & Technology Expo provides a focused platform to agriculture based industries, food processing sector, related technologies and service providers, progressive farmers, consumers and various government departments to display and discuss latest developments in their respective fields.
For India, which is over a billion people market, the expo offers excellent opportunities to the international and local players in the food grain milling, processed food and agri horticulture sector. The processed food sector in India is one of the largest in terms of production, consumption, export and growth prospects. Through India is world’s second largest producer of fruits and vegetables, thanks to its varied climatic conditions, however, sadly, only 2 percent of the agri produce is processed.
With a view to boost the growth potential of the country’s agri and horticulture sector the Centre has accorded high priority to this sector with a slew of fiscal incentives. The basic aim is to encourage commercialization and value addition of agri products and minimize pre and post harvest losses, employment generation and propelling export growth. In tune with the demand the national and international companies participating in the show will exhibit food processing and packaging machines, processed food products, beverages, dairy products, agri products logistics, refrigeration, cold chain solutions and recent innovations in related fields.