India Food Forum, returns next month for its 13th edition. The annual mega congregation will take place on 5th and 6th February, 2020 at the Renaissance Hotel, Powai.
The theme of India Food Forum 2020 is, Charting the Growth Map for Food Grocery, Food Service & Food Start Up in this Fast, Tech Savvy, Digitally Connected, Demanding Consumer Driven Era.
India Food Forum comprises 30 Power Packed Conference Sessions & Master-classes by global experts on every aspect of food innovation, marketing and retailing. In addition, there will be a powerful exhibition featuring food innovation, ingredient showcases, foodtech, startups and retail technology companies.
The ‘Startups & innovation Convention’ will be a highlight of the business event, and will be held on both the days of the event. It will focus on both food retail and food service startups.
Commenting on the key highlights and objectives of India Food Forum 2020, Mr Amitabh Taneja, Chief Convenor, India Food Forum, said, “The Indian food consumption market – including food retail and foodservice sectors — is valued at USD 900 billion. It is a tremendous opportunity but also a very challenging time for operators as consumer behaviour and technology are seriously disrupting traditional models. The deep intelligence and wide-ranging innovations showcased here are aimed at driving businesses towards higher growth and profitability despite the challenges.”
There will be 200+ presenters, panelists and speakers at this mega annual congregation, representing leading food and FMCG brands, retailers, foodservice giants, technology companies and global market research leaders.
Among the speakers are retail and foodservice business giants including Sadashiv Nayak, Business Head – Big Bazaar, Future Group, Arvind Varchaswi, CEO, Sri Sri Tattva, Devendra Chawla, Managing Director & CEO, Spencer’s Retail Limited, Sunil Sanklecha, Founder & Managing Partner, Nuts n Spices, Kirit J Maganlal, Founder and CEO, MAGSONS GROUP, Goa, Saurabh Makhija, Head Modern Trade, Nestle, Seshu Kumar, National Head, Buying & Merchandising, Big Basket, Anurag Katriar, ED & CEO, deGustibus Hospitality (President, NRAI), B S Nagesh, Founder, TRRAIN, Benu Sehgal, CEO, Freeport Retail, Sharang Pant, Market Leader- Retail Vertical, Nielsen South Asia, Damodar Mall, Author, Supermarketwala & CEO- Grocery Retail (Reliance Retail), Dheeraj Arora, Head – Modern Trade & Ecommerce, Unilever, Pradeep Srinivasa, Senior Analyst, Euromonitor International, to name a few.