Mumbai, Sept 26 (ANI/Business Wire India): Food Ingredient India 2008 Exhibition and Conference (Fi India 2008) is set to be 60 per cent larger than the 2007 edition when it takes place on October 3-4 in Mumbai.
Produced by CMP, UBM India Pvt. Ltd. and in co-operation with PFNDAI (Protein Foods and Nutrition Development Association of India), Fi India 2008 is on track to be the largest show of it's kind on the Indian subcontinent ever.
Fi India 2008 exhibition will bring together thousands of buyers and sellers from food manufacturers, processing specialists, service providers and food industry consultants.
It features a complete cross sector representation with companies showcasing ingredients for food and beverages, food and dietary supplements, functional foods, health foods, medical remedies, cosmetics, nutraceuticals, natural foods and organic foods.
The Food ingredients Processing, Safety and Services (FiPSS) and Natural ingredient (Ni) pavilions are two new areas of information and solutions for food industry players.
The FiPSS pavilion will highlight the latest developments, innovations and trends relating to food processing, safety, compliance and quality assurance. With the rising demand for natural ingredients, Ni would showcase latest innovations across food, cosmetics and medical remedies.
The exhibition also features a two-day conference that brings together Indian and international thought-leaders discussing the pressing industry trends. The 2008 theme, "Novel Foods for Modern Consumers," will provide insight on topics such as: healthier options within the beverages, bakery and snack food industries; the rise in herbal and nutritional products; and other processing issues such as increasing industry regulations, traceability and supply chain problem.
The conference will include highly respected Indian and International speakers like Dr. Huaying Zhang, Director, Heath and Wellness For Asia, Beverages Institute of Health and Wellness, Coca Cola, Beijing; Dr. Saniez-Degrave, Director, Nutrition, Roquette, France; Dr. T.S. Murali, VP-Technical, Frito Lays; Mr. D.S.Mathur, President, Supply Chain, Reliance Retail; and Dr. S.K. Samant, VP-Technical, Cadbury India Ltd.