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Indus Food 2019

Consulate General of India
Sao Paulo

January 14-15, 2019

          The IndusFood 2019, the second edition of INDUS FOOD Reverse Buyer-Seller Meet (RBSM) is being organized by the Trade Promotion Council of India & the Department of Commerce, Government of India on 14-15 January 2019 with the support of major national product promotion agencies and industry associations.  The event will be held at the India Exposition Mart, Greater Noida (India).  Organized annually, Indusfood is India’s official, export-focussed F&B Trade fair showcasing the country’s best line-up of food &agri products to global buyers. 

          India is now a dominant global player in the modern food trade. India is the top global producer of meat, milk, castor seeds, sesame, mango, banana, chickpeas and is among the top producers globally for rice, wheat, sugarcane, tea, spices, onion, potatoes, & many others. With the new agri-export policy, the Indian F&B export is expected to grow from USD 32 Billion to USD 70 billion by 2020. The Indian food processing sector is currently valued at USD 258 billion and constitutes 14% of GDP through manufacturing. Food processing accounts for 32% of the country's total value of food & beverage industry. The Indian food retail market is the 6th largest grocery market in the world, expected to reach USD 895 billion by 2020. Food processing sector is the 13th largest sector receiving FDI in the country. Private equity is also eyeing F&B players, marking a phase of innovation and growth in the coming years. Government policies include attractive Fiscal Incentives for processed food and machinery; Service Tax exemption on several food industry services; setting up of a dairy processing infra fund worth Rs 8,000 crore (US$ 1.2 billion) as well as up to 100 per cent FDI in food product e-commerce through automatic route.  About 42 sanctioned mega food parks in the country are likely to become operational by 2018.


Indus Food 2019 is aimed at promoting India as a competitive exporter of quality food and beverage products to the world.  About 450 exporters from India’s food and beverage industry will be participating with over 650 prescreened hosted buyers invited from across the world to take advantage of the excellent platform for doing business with Indian food and beverage business entities. The event provides a platform for exchange of ideas, networking and business development.
The 2018 edition of the event showcased 320 Indian exhibitors with over 12 product zones and saw participation from about 75 global retail chains with buyer representations from 43 foreign countries. 

          Additional information about the event can be accessed at their website:  The brochure of IndusFood 2019 is attached


19 September 2018

Indus Food Buyers Brochure

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