MUMBAI, India, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- CMP India and CMP Information, The Netherlands, is once again organizing Fi India 2008, a two-day International Exhibition and Conference on Food Ingredients in Mumbai on October 3-4th, 2008. This is a part of the world-wide series of Fi Events held in Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa.
Fi India took place in Mumbai in September 2006 for the first time and was inaugurated by the Hon'ble Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, Mr Subodh Kant Sahai. Subsequently it was again organised in October 2007 and was inaugurated by the noted Food Scientist and the Chairman of CFTRI, Dr V Prakash.
Over 2000 delegates visited local & international exhibitors. Fi India has emerged as a highly focused event -- gaining its reputation for delivering a quality audience of both Visitors & Sponsors which confirmed India as a very significant and important emerging market.
CMP India, this year, has introduced a much more comprehensive event format that will better match the needs of this growing market.
Fi India 2008 will now feature an expanded exhibitor area that will provide a superb regional and international sales platform for the global Food Industry.
The objective of this Exhibition & Conference is to explore the growth opportunities of the Indian food industry in the Domestic and in the International markets. It will specifically focus on health ingredients, natural ingredients and food safety.
This event can very well be the next challenge for the food industry. The trend points to a shift with the consumer looking for innovative flavors and new tastes. Healthier food choices are also of great interest in order to combat lifestyle-influenced conditions such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
The two-day exclusive conference is being held alongside the exhibition in partnership with PFNDAI (Protein Foods & Nutrition Development Association of India) which will focus not only on Indian market trends but the global issues related to food ingredient Industries. Speakers from India and abroad will be sharing their views on the same, and will provide their expertise.
FI exhibition will educate, inform and articulate, the Indian consumers' changing tastes -- including their food consumption. The Indian food processing market is one of the largest in terms of production, consumption, and export and import prospects. Fi India will enable Indian food processing industry towards a sustained growth every year.
CMP India (UBM India Private Limited)
CMP is a part of United Business Media Ltd., one of the world's leading business-to-business media and market information companies. UBM brings together the world's buyers & sellers. It helps their markets to work effectively & efficiently through CMP's portfolio of events, print and on-line publications, PR Newswire's news distribution network, through Commonwealth's trade and transportation business intelligence. http://www.ubmindia.com / http://www.cmpasia.com
About CMP Information
CMP Information is the UK-headquartered professional media division of United Business Media plc. Operating internationally, CMPi provides creative professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products, including magazines, exhibitions, conferences, awards, information products and websites, are targeted at business professionals across a range of markets; these include Construction & Architecture, Commercial Property, Licensed Trade, Travel, Agriculture and Ingredients.
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