FICCI (The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry) is planning to host the 13th Edition of its ‘Foodworld India’ from 24th-25th Mar., 2021 on a virtual platform.

This annual flagship event is conducted by FICCI Food Processing Committee and has been backed by by Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) and Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). Over the years it has advanced as an established forum for originating thoughts for policy formulation and a mood reflector of the sector. The theme of this year’s edition is ‘Decoding Future of Indian Food Processing Sector’. “The aim of this year’s edition is to identify emerging business opportunities and trends for the food processing industry for building sustainable food ecosystem beyond COVID-19 era,” informed the organizers’.

There is a focused panel discussion on topics encompassing Future of Food Processing Industry: How Food Brands are Driving the Consumption Trends into Opportunities and Building Trust in Food Processing Ecosystem: Synergizing Government and Corporate Initiatives which will be held on 24th March.

On the next day, speakers will be discussing about Untapped Export Potential: Key for Sustained Growth of India’s Processed Food Industry, Sustainability and Health beyond COVID-19: Pillar for Driving Supply Chain and Consumer Demand and Emerging Trends in Indian Food Processing Sector: Role of Technology Interventions and Market Interface.

As per the statements of the organizers, following are speakers who are confirmed to ahre the views during this event-

Manoj Joshi, additional secretary of Ministry of Food Processing Industries, GoI; Hemant Malik, chair, FICCI Food Processing Committee and CEO- Food Division, ITC Ltd.; Mohit Anand, managing director of Kellogg’s India and South Asia; Siraj Hussain, former secretary at Ministry of Agriculture and Food Processing Industries, GoI; Sanjay Sharma, CEO of MTR Foods; Dr R. S. Sodhi, managing director of GCMMF (Amul); Rajesh Ramakrishnan, managing director, Perfetti Van Melle India; Vikas Mittal, managing director, South Asia, ASEAN, McCain Foods (India); Yogesh Bellani, CEO and director, FieldFresh Foods; Tarun Arora, CEO of Zydus Wellness Limited; Swati Dalal, managing director of Abbott Nutrition; Himanshu Bakshi, managing director of Danone India; Rohit Markan, managing director of Roquette India, Piyush Patnaik, MD- Consumer Business, Cargill India, Vivek Chandra, CEO, LT Foods; Prakash MG, managing director, IFF India; Neel Kingston Jasper, CFO- Foods Division, ITC; Naveen Pandey, EVP and Business Head, Marico India; Shirish Yadav, vice president, ITC; Rachit Mathur, MD and Partner, BCG India; Sushma Vasudeva, MD and Partner, BCG India and Steven Bartholomeusz, policy director atFood Industry Asia (FIA)

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