For three days, the show brings innovation, educational resources and networking opportunities to Mumbai.
Today, the exhibition was inaugurated in the context of over 460 exhibitors (48% of which international) and is spread across 20,000 m2.
The 9th edition of International FoodTec India is organized by Koelnmesse YA Tradefair Pvt. Ltd., the Indian subsidiary of Koelnmesse GmbH, Germany. Koelnmesse is the leading trade fair organizer in the food industry and it owns the world’s fifth-largest exhibition complex. International FoodTec India 2014 is organized in conjunction with PackEx India, Sweet and SnackTec India and Dairy Universe India as concurrent shows from November 14 to 16 at Hall 1, Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai.
International FoodTec India offers the latest food processing and packaging solutions for the Indian markets. The show brings innovation, educational resources and networking opportunities, as the country’s most trusted event for food processing technologies including packaging material & technologies in many verticals. The exhibition was inaugurated by Arun Patil – Chairman, Indian Dairy Association (West Zone), Subhash Mandge – Chairman, National Cooperative Dairy Federation of India Limited, Sanjeev Gupta, Chairman, Agro & Food Processing Equipment & Technology Providers Association of India (AFTPAI), Geoffery Van Leeuwen – Consul General, Consulate General of the Kingdom of The Netherlands, Denis Steker – Vice President International, Koelnmesse GmbH Lars Dithmer – COO & MD, Alfa Laval India Ltd and Erdal Sabri Ergen- Consul General of Turkey.
“International FoodTec India promises to bring world-class innovation and insights in processing and packaging for many markets, including the food, dairy, snack, drinks, pharmaceutical and personal care sectors” says Ashwani Pande, Managing Director, Koelnmesse YA Tradefair Pvt. Ltd. “Our co-location with the Dairy Universe India and Sweet and SnackTec India has had a tremendously strong impact on International FoodTec India, making it a must attend for dairy and sweet & snack food processors. With this mixture of technologies, International FoodTec India combines convenient and much-needed access to advanced, whole-line solutions. The show offers attendees an exclusive opportunity to cross-pollinate ideas between industries.”
The exhibition has international pavilions from China, Europe, France, Germany, Italy, Republic of Korea, The Netherlands and Turkey. The exhibition proves to be a great source for knowledge sharing with seminars on ‘Future of Milk Based Nutraceuticals’ organized by Indian Dairy Association (West Zone) and ‘Packaging Innovations in Pharmaceutical industry’ organized by India Pharma Machinery Manufacturers Association (IPMMA).
Denis Steker, Vice President International at Koelnmesse GmbH said ‘Koelnmesse is the leading trade fair organizer in the food industry and related sectors. Trade fairs such as the Anuga, the International Sweets & Biscuits Fair (ISM) and Anuga Food Tec are established world leaders. And Koelnmesse not only organizes food trade fairs in Cologne, but also in further growth markets around the globe, in Bangkok, in Beijing, in Curitiba, in New Delhi, in Dubai, in Istanbul and here in Mumbai, each of which have different focuses and contents. These global activities enable us to offer our customers a network of events, which in turn grant access to different markets and thus create a basis for sustainable and stable international business. International FoodTec India is a strong member of this successful trade fair family.
He also added “starting in 2015, the trade fair will become an annual show that alternates between the locations of Mumbai and New Delhi. This new schedule will even better cover the complete need for new technology in the food and drink industry of the Indian subcontinent and its neighbouring countries. We are very optimistic that this strategic move will be of great use for exhibitors and visitors alike”.
The next edition of International FoodTec India along with its concurrent trade fairs and PackEx India, Sweet & SnackTec India and Dairy Universe India will be organized during September 10 – 12, 2015 in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
Further information, the list of exhibitors and information about the supporting programme: www.foodtecindia.com
About the organizer:
Koelnmesse YA Tradefair Pvt. Ltd. is one of the leading trade fair organizers in India with the ability to bring markets and people together in an efficient and highly professional manner. Based on in-depth knowledge of the Indian market, it organizes trade fairs on different business to business topics with active support from the principal company in Germany, co-subsidiaries, representatives and industry associations. Koelnmesse India’s trade show portfolio includes industrial shows in heavy metal, food, food technology, dental, chemical processing, packaging, hardware and tools.