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Food Processing Opportunities in Bengal & Buyer Seller Meet at Kolkata

  • 01 Jul, 2022
  • 10:00 AM -

Food processing sector provides a vital linkage and synergy between the agriculture and industry. It helps to diversify and commercialize farming; enhance income of farmers; create markets for export of agro foods as well as generate greater employment opportunities. Eastern region of India is endowed with colossal natural resources. It has rich soils, abundant water resources and favourable climate.  In food and agro processing sector, West Bengal is one of the three front running states in India. Fruits, Vegetables and Cereals grave in abundance in West Bengal.  Thus, West Bengal in terms of agriculture is the largest producer of rice, pineapple, vegetables and fruits in the country, second largest producer of potatoes and lychees.

The food processing sector with allied services such as logistics and storage industry of Bengal impacts the business eco system of the region and the neighbouring countries of Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan.

 

With this perspective in view, ASSOCHAM in partnership with Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Govt. of India is organizing a program in the state of Bengal on “Food Processing Opportunities in Bengal & Buyer Seller Meet”. with focus on various union & state Govt. schemes and food processing opportunities. The program shall also focus on linking entrepreneurs with partners for forward-linkages.

The program shall also focus on ways to promote the state\'s economic vibrancy in terms of trade and commerce, buyer seller interactions, logistics, thus enabling sustainable and inclusive development. 

The key objective of proposed session would include: -

  • Way forward for strengthening processing units in Bengal 
  • Quality, Standardization.
  • Sourcing and Supply Chain related issues
  • Global standing of Regional Food Processing Sector and improving competitive strength.
  • Linkage with Global Value Chain
  • To boost MSMEs and entrepreneurs of the state 

ASSOCHAM in partnership with Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Govt. of India is pleased to announce a Workshop on “Food Processing Opportunities in Bengal & Buyer Seller Meet”, on 1st July 2022 at 11.00 am at “Upbeat”, International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM) Global Campus, X-1, 8/3,, Block EP, Salt Lake Electronics Complex, Sector V, Salt Lake, Kolkata 700 091 (Near Techno India University / Wipro More). 

May we invite you to join us at the woekshop as we engage with industry experts of food processing sector on the potential in West Bengal.



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