The summit is being organised to showcase new age disruptive food products, technologies, and scientific advances in the food and nutrition ecosystem, fostering a healthier India.
According to FICCI, the key highlights of the summit would include virtual showcasing of food and nutrition innovation technologies and value-added products from food companies around the globe, disruptive start-ups, ingredient manufacturers, entrepreneurs and premier academic institutions and panel discussion on latest trends, innovation, research and development technologies in food and nutrition by eminent business leaders, start-up founders and educational institutions.
B2B meetings between food and nutrition innovation companies, technology seekers, and manufacturers are also expected.
"As the Covid-19 pandemic has progressed, the Indian food processing industry is experiencing a paradigm shift towards increasing consumer awareness about the role of food and nutrition in the well being, immunity and overall health of consumers," said a spokesperson of the event.
"The Indian food industry is at the crossroads of exploring the emerging health trends and meeting consumer needs by launching new healthier products and reformulating their existing ones using functional ingredients and disruptive technological advances," they added.
Food processing and manufacturing companies, food start-ups and innovators, policymakers and development partners, investors and entrepreneurs, food market research companies, food technologists, food ingredient companies, academia and research institutions, senior experts in the field of research and development, food and nutrition, and food equipment providers are the targeted attendees for the event.
"We see this summit as an opportunity to gain critical insights on scientific advances and technologies, food processing ecosystem and academia that will help build stronger public-private partnerships," the spokesperson said.
"We are putting in all our efforts to create a user-friendly interface to have an immersive experience with exciting features to interact with exhibitors through live chat, video calling, detail sharing etc.," he concluded.
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