The Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Suresh Prabhu, will inaugurate Aahar 2019 tomorrow in New Delhi.
The 34th edition of Aahar - the International Food & Hospitality Fair from March 12-16, 2019, will feature new trends in F&B as well as hospitality services, processing, culinary tech, retail and new innovations.
The foreign participation is from countries like China, Canada, Chile, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Netherland, Norway, Oman, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Turkey, Taiwan, USA, UK, UAE and Vietnam.
The display profile is segregated into four categories namely, 'Food Products, Ingredients & Additives', 'F & B Equipment', 'House Keeping & Engineering Equipment' and Confectionary.
The fair will also offer an insight into the operational and food safety concerns and innovations to become energy-efficient, finding budget-friendly raw materials for boosting productivity while still aiming for greater profitability.
The 'Culinary Art India' and exclusive seminars on "Potential, Possibilities and Products to enable India Emerging as Leading Global Player in Organic Food Products" and "Role of Indian Corporate Sector in supporting the enormous potential of MSME involved in Food Processing" are among added attractions for the participants and delegates.
This year, a large number of trade visitors are expected to visit the fair. These include top managers of the Hotel and Hospitality industry including CEOs, General Managers, Executive Chefs, Executive House Keepers and Purchase Managers. Besides, senior representatives from the catering industry and academic institutions, training hotel management professionals.
AAHAR is an UFI approved event being organised by ITPO with support of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Agricultural and Processed Food Products Development Authority (APEDA) and apex industry associations, Association of Resource Companies for Hospitality Industry of India(ARCHII), Hotel and Restaurant Equipment Manufacturers Association of India(HOTREMAI), All India Food Processors Association(AIFPA), Food & Hospitality Support Association of India(FHSAI) and Forum of Indian Food Importers(FIFI).
Visiting Hours for Business Visitors from March 12-16, 2019 is from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm.
(With Inputs from PIB)