INDIA, Bombay. Anutec - International FoodTec India, with its concurrent trade fairs, PackEx India, Anutec Ingredients India, and Food Logistics India, has continued its dominance as significant platform in India for sourcing technology and equipment for the food and beverage processing industry.
With the addition of the new trade fair, Anutec Ingredients India in 2018, the complete range of the food and beverage industry requirements were brought to the Indian subcontinent under one roof. 719 companies, an increase of 23 % compared to the previous show in Mumbai in 2016, from 33 countries covered an exhibition space of 40,000 sqm, an increase of over 40 %.
A formal inauguration of Anutec - International FoodTec India was held on 27 September 2018, at Hall No. 1, Bombay Exhibition Center. In his inaugural speech, Mr Herbert Marner, Chief Financial Officer of organizer Koelnmesse GmbH said, the fair is featuring the Indian food manufacturing, processing and packaging industry, and has become a very important sourcing platform for both the domestic food & beverage industry and for international markets, particularly for the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) region.
The exhibitions had international participation of 50 %. For the first time, an official pavilion, organised by ICEX, Spain, with around 7 companies, was present at the show. Along with this, TAMI, Taiwan, also had their debut at the show with around 6 companies. Besides the new ones, ADEPTA from France, CFPMA from China and several group organisers from Germany, Italy, Turkey and the UK also participated.
The next Anutec - International FoodTec India, along with its concurrent trade fairs PackEx India, and included segments Sweet & SnackTec India, Dairy Universe India, will be organised in the new halls of Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on 13-15 September 2019.