On 02nd August 2016, at New Delhi, UBM India, India’s leading exhibition organizer announced the 11th edition of Food ingredients India & Health ingredients (Fi India & Hi). After successfully catering to Western India since 2006, the 2016 edition of Fi India will be held in New Delhi on 22nd -24th August 2016 at Pragati Maidan. The expo will now be annually rotating between India’s two unique promising food hubs i.e Mumbai and New Delhi. The 2016 edition of Fi India & Hi in New Delhi will offer opportunities to industry players to take advantage of the growing food manufacturing hub in Northern India.
Powered by 11 years of industry experience, Fi India will once again feature 3 days of free, on-site seminars on health ingredients, food processing and packaging. The seminars will be organised in association with a variety of Indian associations and will cover both technical developments and market trends. Day 1 will feature technical sessions on health and nutrition that will be conducted by by Health Foods & Dietary Supplements Association (HADSA). For the first time, HADSA will impart Omega 3 based product training at Fi India Conference. Day 2 will see a National Seminar conducted by All India Food Processors’ Association (AIFPA). Day 3 will see sessions on innovations, new & emerging trends in food processing and packaging.
In addition to the power-packed seminars, the expo will also feature Expo Foodtec Pavilion dedicated to Food Technology – Processing and Packaging companies, a China Pavilion by CCCHMPIE and an AIFA Pavilion featuring food processing companies. For the third year, Fi India & Hi will feature a two-day Free Bakery Workshop ‘All about Doughnuts’ in association with Assocom Institute of Bakery Technology & Management (AIBTM), a comprehensive teaching, training and research centre specifically for baking technology and allied disciplines. The workshop will include both seminars and demonstrations that will include topics such as Food Safety, Food Sanitation & Quality control, Importance of Decoration, Handling of Doughnuts and Packaging and demonstration on snacking doughnuts. Bakery Championship will be conducted on the third day to encourage and felicitate skills among bakers through live competitions. The expo will also feature an Innovative product showcase that will highlight the exhibitors leading the way in innovation in the industry and an Innovative Ingredients Championship.
As a pre-cursor to the expo, UBM India and Fi India will inaugurate the first ever Fi Pre-Connect Congress, a platform to discuss and ideate the scope of Indian food manufacturing industries, challenges faced in safety and regulatory aspects, cutting edge insights on new technologies, innovative business-marketing strategies and other trending topics. The Fi Pre-Connect Congress aims to gather industry experts under-one-roof, top minds to pool in thoughts and find solutions to Indian food-beverage sector’s most pressing issues in a closed-door, organized and knowledge driven format. The closed door discussions will include best practice strategies to be implemented in the quality, safety, regulatory, supply chain, operations and retail aspects of the food-beverage and ingredients segment.
Speaking on the announcement of Fi India & Hi 2016, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India said, “With the food processing industry witnessing an exponential growth in Northern India and being a high priority sector for states such as Punjab, Haryana, New Delhi, Jammu & Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh, this year, we have moved the expo to New Delhi to tap that market. Fi India & Hi is a truly international show with a mix of domestic and international participants gathering for three days under one roof to discover and develop businesses.”
“As a pre-cursor to the expo, this year will also see the launch of Fi Pre-Connect Congress on 20th August , that will consist of interactive industry panel discussions and keynotes from eminent industry experts. The Pre-Connect congress will have well-crafted sessions that will discuss the scope of Indian food manufacturing industries, challenges faced in safety and regulatory aspects, innovations and technology, business-marketing strategies and other trending topics.” He added.
About UBM India
UBM India is India’s leading exhibition organizer that provides the industry with platforms that bring together buyers and sellers from around the world, through a portfolio of exhibitions, content led conferences & seminars. UBM India hosts over 25 large scale exhibitions and 40 conferences across the country every year; thereby enabling trade across multiple industry verticals. A UBM Asia Company, UBM India has offices across Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai. UBM Asia is owned by UBM plc which is listed on the London Stock Exchange. UBM Asia is the leading exhibition organizer in Asia and the biggest commercial organizer in mainland China, India and Malaysia. For further details, please visit ubmindia.in.
Features of UBM India’s Fi India & Hi
– Most comprehensive B2B show in the Indian Sub-Continent for food & health ingredients, processing and packaging industry
– First-ever show in New Delhi ; 11th edition of Fi India & Hi in India
– Over 200 Indian and Global exhibitors
– 12 participating countries
– Will annually rotate between Mumbai and New Delhi
– First ever Fi Pre-Connect Congress
– Technical seminars on health and nutrition, food processing and packaging and Bakery workshops