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Chirag Paswan and Shri Ravneet Singh launch Website and Mobile App for World Food India 2024

As a precursor to the 3rd edition of World Food India, Union Minister of Food Processing Industries, Shri Chirag Paswan and Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries and Railways, Shri Ravneet Singh, launched the website and mobile application for World Food India 2024.

The nation’s largest food event

The ministry is organizing World Food India − the nation’s largest food event, to foster collaboration and partnerships among global and Indian food sector stakeholders from September 19 to 22 this year. Additionally, this year, to give impetus to the growing startup ecosystem and foster innovation, the Ministry is launching the second edition of the Startup Grand Challenge in collaboration with Startup India. World Food India 2023 was a resounding success witnessing 1,208 exhibitors, 715 international buyers from 90 countries, 24 states, and 75,000 attendees. The mega event also featured over 16,000 B2B/B2G meetings, roundtable discussions, 47 thematic sessions, MoU signing, exhibitions, a start-up grand challenge, and more, showcasing India’s prowess in the food processing and allied sector on the global platform.

Transformative Potential of India’s food processing sector

Ravneet Singh emphasized the transformative potential of India’s food processing sector. He highlighted that advancements in food-processing technologies could convert agricultural wealth into a robust economic force. Singh mentioned that the government’s proactive stance in promoting investments through various reforms, leveraging India’s opportunities, and contribute to the sector’s overall development. He stressed that this unique gathering aims to foster collaboration and innovation, urging everyone to support the ministry’s efforts in maintaining the momentum of growth. Through collective action and shared vision, the event aspires to drive significant advancements and strengthen India’s position in the global food ecosystem.

Tremendous participation in the previous edition

Anita Praveen, Secretary FPI, highlighted that the WFI 2024 in continuation to the previous edition is an industry-driven inclusive event hosted by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries. She expressed gratitude for the tremendous participation in the previous edition and, extended an invitation to senior government dignitaries, global investors, business leaders, and stakeholders like food processors, equipment manufacturers, logistics and cold chain players, technology.

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