New Delhi, Jun 17 : World Food India will be held here from November 1-4, Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said on Monday.
She said World Food India 2019 will be the biggest gathering of all global and domestic stakeholders in Food Processing Sector.
Speaking to the media, the Minister said WFI 2019 will position India as Food Processing Destination of the World.
The Minister, chaired a meeting with various stakeholders of WFI 2019, including the associated Ministries and Departments, CEOs of major food processing companies and Industry Associations.
This was followed by a second meeting with the Ambassadors/High Commissioners of leading food processing/food retailing countries.
The meetings were held to discuss the investment opportunities available in India in the Food Processing Sector and to sensitize the gathering about their participation in WFI 2019.
The meeting was also attended by Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Rameswar Teli and senior officers of the Ministry.
The Minister informed the gathering that the second edition of World Food India is planned at a much bigger and grandeur level from November 1-4 at Vigyan Bhawan and Rajpath Lawns in New Delhi.
World Food India 2019 will consist of several top level seminars, investment opportunities, exhibitions, high level CEO roundtables, country sessions, B2B and B2G networking etc.
For the year 2019, the Ministry is targeting to partner with at least 15 countries and participation from at least 80 countries. The tagline of the event will be ''Forging Partnerships for Growth''. (UNI)