The Event Will Showcase Advanced Technologies & Innovations on 3-4 October 2011 at BEC, Mumbai
Food Ingredients India 2011 is a driving force to India's processed food sector and has a fundamental role in facilitating the industry's only meeting place. Food professionals from around the world use this opportunity to learn about the latest industry developments, meet new business prospects and launch new products to gain competitor advantage in the fastest growing food markets of the world. Food professionals come to Fi India in order to view and purchase new ingredients, satisfy consumers' latest nutritional needs and demands. With a rapidly expanding middle class population, now over 300 million (larger than the total population of either the US or the EU), increased urbanization, improved standards of living and the convenience needs of dual income families, "India is the place of opportunities" to achieve future growth.
Fi India allows companies to display their products to thousands of food professionals at once and conduct business in an efficient and effective manner. With the Indian food and beverage market expanding rapidly and expected to touch US$ 330 billion by 2013, there is an emerging trend in the Nutraceutical division. Nutraceuticals are gaining acceptance globally for their ability to address several diseases. Vitamins, Minerals and Nutrients constitute about 85% of the global market while antioxidants and anti-agents account for 10% other segments such as herbal extracts occupy 5% of the market.
Fi India is an annual meeting place for the suppliers, food manufacturers, traders and all the additional parties linked to the end consumer. More than 100 exhibitors and 4500 food professionals have experienced the event last year. Godrej Hershey, Dabur R&D, Parle Agro Private Limited, AB Mauri India, Cadbury India, Saraf Foods, Flex foods, Signet Chemical Corporation, Kamani Oil are a few leading Indian Food companies that participated and visited in Fi India 2010.
"With a view to penetrate deeper, Fi India plans to create a separate pavilion for the Nutraceutical Industry in the show. The Nutraceutical pavilion will concentrate on the areas of Nutraceuticals, Functional Food Ingredients, Dietary Supplement, Health Food Ingredients and Functional Beverages. Exhibitors will be presenting some of their latest research and nutraceutical innovations, keeping visitors updated with the most recent developments in the industry," said Mr. Sanjeev Khaira, MD—UBM India.
In addition to the exhibition, Fi India will also host a high level 2 day modular conference onsite. Noted speakers will have discussions on diverse topics such as Innovations in Ingredients, Dairy, Bakery, Health & Wellness. This specially designed conference will address all queries and concerns related to complex food safety laws, ambiguous health and labeling claims, lengthy registration processes and the exclusion of essential ingredients.
Running since 2006, Fi India is the meeting place for all stakeholders of India's Food Ingredients Industry.
For further details visit: http://fiindia.ingredientsnetwork.com/