Atul Bora inaugurates North East Foodtech at Maniram Dewan Trade Centre
Guwahati; April 28, 2017: Foodtech India - the largest business-to-business (B2B) exhibition in eastern region on food and hospitality industry, has now reached Guwahati! The first edition of North East Foodtech, the first-of-its-kind in the northeast, was inaugurated by Sri Atul Bora, state minister of Agriculture, Horticulture and Food Processing, at Maniram Dewan Trade Centre today. The three-day exhibition that starts today will end on April 30, 2017.
Speaking onthe occasion, Sri Atul Bora stressed on the importance ofhaving a premier B2B exhibition in the region and congratulated the organizersfor setting up such a learning and sharing platform for the people involved inthe bakery, hotel and food technology in the north east.
Organizedand marketed by Delhi-based firm N K Kapur & Co Pvt Ltd, theexhibition has been supported by Hotel & Restaurant Association of Assamand many big players in the field of Bakery & Confectionery, ProcessedFood, Sweet & snacks industry of the North East. The premier B2B(business-to-business) exhibition has three main segments namely Food Processing,Bakery & Confectionery and Hospitality sectors. Over the three daysof the exhibition there would be seminars, conferences, product launches,buyer-seller meets, interactive sessions with students, culinary competitionsand free-sampling.
Speaking ontheir foray into the northeast India for the very first time, ZakirHossain, Regional Head, N K Kapur & Co. and Chief Convenor of North EastFoodtech, said, “North East Foodtech is an ideal forum for start upbusiness in food & hospitality industry. The entrepreneurs of north eastwill be benefited enormously in this exhibition”
TridibSarma, Secretary, Hotel & Restaurant Association of Assam said, “North East Foodtech,probably is the best thing that has happened for the hotel industry and thebudding entrepreneurs of the state in recent days. It will establish a directcontact between the manufacturers and the end users in the hospitality and foodprocessing sector. Hotel & Restaurant Association feels proud to beassociated with this initiative”.
North East Foodtech- the first-of-its-kind exhibition in the North East promises a vibrant forumfor the Food & Hospitality industry in the region. This high-profilebusiness exposition will display food machinery, bakery & confectioneryequipment, food ingredients & additives, hotel & restaurant equipment,catering equipment, food packaging technology, dairy equipment, snack &sweet making machinery, industrial kitchen & refrigeration system, bakery& confectionery accessories and many more.
This 3-dayexhibition will be a strong platform for bakers, confectioners, hotelier,restaurant, food chain, coffee parlour, caterer, banquets, dairy business, foodprocessing, hospitality management students which provide them huge knowledgeabout their industry and will help the young entrepreneur to start up their newventure like starting coffee shop, bakery shop, sweet shop, new bakery,restaurant, dairy parlour etc. The exhibition will provide a complete solutionfor upgrading an existing food business.
North EastFoodtech will witness the participation of more than 60 reputed companies fromall over India who will display various technology/ products being used in Food& Hospitality industry, as expressed by Zakir Hossain, Chief Convener ofNorth East Foodtech. Live demo will be organized in front of the visitors forentire products knowledge. If a budding entrepreneur has space and capacity toinvest around 5 lakh rupees, Northeast Foodtech can help that person start up anew business in food sector. It will also help the home bakers to upgrade theirbusiness through technological inputs.
More than4000 business visitors from entire region are expected to turn up in this hugeevent.