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16th International FoodTech India begins in Kolkata

16th International FoodTech India begins in Kolkata

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 26 Oct 2017, 11:35 pm
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IBNS): Eastern India annual business-to-business (B2B) exhibition on food and hospitality industry – the 16th International Food Tech India Bakery Tech & Hotel Tech Exhibition was inaugurated on Thursday in Kolkata.

The Food Tech India 2017 Exhibition would be on till Oct 29, 2017, and remain open each day from 10:30 am till 6:30 pm

This year the exhibition is expecting to clock Rs 30 crores of business-to-business (B2B) transaction in the four-day exhibition. The Exhibition had notched up spot B2B transactions worth Rs 20 crore last year.

The Exhibition will expand its footprint beyond India for the first time and hold an Exhibition in Dhaka in association with the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI).

The Food Tech India Exhibition, which is held in Kolkata, Delhi, Bangalore recently made its debut in Guwahati.

“From next year we shall open our Bangladesh chapter by taking this FoodTech Exhibition to Dhaka next year in association with the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Bangladesh Auto Biscuit & Bread Manufacturers Association,” said Zakir Hossain, Regional Head of N K Kapur & Company and the Chief Convener of the International Exhibition.

This year over 100 foreign and Indian companies and global brands are participating in the Exhibition, showcasing their latest products and technology.

“The 16th Food Tech India 2017, is bullish on growth through joint ventures, collaborations, industrial licences and 100% export-oriented-units (EoUs). Many foreign companies have evinced interest in India and are scouting for business opportunities in the food and hospitality sector. Food Tech India 2017 offers a perfect B2B platform for foreign and Indian companies in the areas of food production, food packaging, food and the hospitality sector,” said Zakir Hossain.