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World Food India is on everyone’s agenda!

Watch the leaders of top food processing and retail companies speak about India as an investment destination and the massive opportunities in its food economy. They share highlights of India’s steady economic growth, available resources, business-friendly policies, and large consumer market from their experience. They share their enthusiasm for this global event—an opportunity to network with stakeholders and industry leaders, and showcase India’s strength in food processing.

Why India?

The opportunity is here!

The second largest producer of farm produce in the world and the third largest economy in terms of Purchasing Power Parity (PPP), is a promising place to be in. With a massive food market that is fast-expanding, exciting growth in the retail sector, and attractive economic policies and fiscal incentives, India's food economy is thriving. And we invite you to join this journey of growth. Know More


India Beckons

The largest producer. The largest consumer.


The world of food in India

This three-day extravaganza is placing India on the global food map. Packed with exhibitions, sector-specific seminars, country and state sessions, it is a vibrant platform to network and collaborate with Indian and international businesses.

Experience the best of the domestic and global food industry in the heart of New Delhi, and savour an eclectic gastronomic experience at the 'Food Street'.

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Linking India's agri-economy to the global value chain

World Food India 2017 is a gateway to the Indian food economy, facilitating partnerships between Indian and foreign investors. It will be a one-of-a-kind gathering of manufacturers, producers, food processors, investors, policymakers, and organizations from across the global food ecosystem. It is a promising platform to showcase, connect and collaborate in retail, processing, technology transfer, manufacturing, and cold chain logistics, along the global food value chain.

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No better place

India's strategic geographic location and large workforce, coupled with a conducive business environment, make it a promising hub for the global food economy. It is the largest producer of several agricultural commodities and has a consumer base of over 1.3 billion people. Fiscal incentives coupled with the ease of doing business are generating international interest in the Indian food economy.

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World Food India will be organized at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi from 3-5 November, 2017. A global event geared to transform the food economy, it will feature 40,000 square metres of exhibitions, sector-focused seminars, sessions by various states and countries, an exciting Food Street, and more.

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Food Street

Around the world, food connects people.

Savour a unique gastronomic experience at World Food India's Food Street — bringing together culinary practices, flavours, and fragrances from the world's cuisines and India's heritage.

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World Food India 2017


  • Vast resource base
  • Growing food processing sector
  • Progressive policies & processes


  • Global & domestic industry leaders
  • Administrators / policy makers
  • Trade / industry / knowledge bodies / farmer organizations


  • Facilitate public & private engagement
  • Ensure grounding of investment intentions
  • Strengthen industry & farmer linkages

Invest To Grow

Come, leverage the opportunity.

Make the best of simplified laws and processes, a stable tax regime, and a transparent business environment – you can gain from entering at any stage or aspect of the food chain, from production to consumption. With India’s flourishing food economy and exciting fiscal incentives, India is one of the most attractive investment destinations in the world. Know more


Plan your day for World Food India 2017

Day 1
  • Inaugural Session
  • CEOs Roundtable 1
  • CEOS Roundtable 2
  • Plenary session – The preferred investment destination
  • Plenary Session on Food safety and regulatory regime – enabling business environment
  • B2B/B2G/G2G
  • MOU Signing
Day 2
  • Sectoral Seminars
  • Country Sessions
  • State Sessions
  • CEOs Roundtable - with Hon’ble Commerce & Industry Minister
  • B2B/B2G/G2G
  • MOU Signing
Day 3
  • Sectoral Seminars
  • State Sessions
  • B2B/B2G/G2G
  • MOU Signing
  • Valedictory session – Hon’ble President of India has been requested to grace the occasion as Chief Guest
(B2B, G2B & G2G Meetings, Exhibition & Food Street)
  • National Event Partner

Associate Ministries & Departments

Associate Regulatory Authority

Banking Partner

Sector Partner

Airline Partner

Knowledge Partners

Institutional Partners

Supporting Associations