Transforming The Food Economy
3-5 November, 2017 | Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India

About World Food India

A global event to facilitate partnerships between Indian and international businesses and investors, World Food India (WFI) is a gateway to the Indian food economy and an opportunity to showcase, connect, and collaborate.

Organized by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India, WFI will be the largest gathering of investors, manufacturers, producers, food processors, policy makers, and organizations from the global food ecosystem. It aims to provides opportunities for both investment and trade in the food processing sector for leading Indian and international companies. Encompassing the entire food spectrum from production to consumption, WFI is looking at creating a better sourcing environment, thereby enabling higher returns for farmers, creating employment, and fostering entrepreneurship.

WFI is being held in partnership with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), at New Delhi, India from 3-5 November, 2017.

Proposed Opportunities

  • Understand the policy environment around food processing sector.
  • Identify Specific opportunities during the B2G & G2G meetings.
  • Exposure to a shelf of specific projects for investment in processing and retails.
  • Exposure to strengths of India in pre-identified food processing sub-sectors.
  • Exposure to FPOs’ / Progressive Farmers – potential suppliers.
  • Exposure to opportunities in food retails in India.
  • Exhibit in the country pavilion .


Day 1


  • Inaugural Session
  • CEOs Roundtable 1
  • CEOs Roundtable 2
  • Plenary Sessions on One Nation, One Food Law : Enabling Regulatory Environment for Investment in the Food Sector
  • B2B/B2G/G2G Meetings
  • MOU Signing
Day 2


  • Sectoral Seminars
  • Country Sessions
  • State Sessions
  • CEOs Roundtable - with Hon'ble Commerce & Industry Minister
  • B2B/B2G/G2G Meetings
  • MOU Signing
Day 3


  • Sectoral Seminars
  • State Sessions
  • B2B/B2G/G2G Meetings
  • MOU Signing
  • Valedictory Session - Hon’ble President of India will grace the occasion as Chief Guest
(B2B, G2B & G2G Meetings, Exhibition & Food Street)

About The Organizers

Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI)

Ministry of Food Processing Industries

The Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), the nodal Ministry of the Government of India, formulates and implements the policies and plans for food processing industries within the overall national priorities and objectives.

The Ministry has a clear goal of attaining these objectives by facilitating and acting as a catalyst to attract quality investments from within India and abroad into this sector with the aim of making food processing a national initiative.

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

Confederation of Indian Industry

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the development of India, partnering industry, Government, and civil society, through advisory and consultative processes.

CII engages closely with Government on policy issues and interfaces with thought leaders to enhance efficiency, competitiveness and business opportunities for industry through a wide portfolio of specialized services and strategic global linkages. It also provides a platform for consensus-building and networking on key issues. Extending its agenda beyond business, CII facilitates corporate initiatives for integrated and inclusive development across diverse domains.

Founded in 1895, India's premier business association has over 8300 members, from the private as well as public sectors, and an indirect membership of over 200,000 enterprises from around 250 national and regional sectoral industry bodies. With 67 offices, including 9 Centres of Excellence, in India, and 10 overseas offices in Australia, Bahrain, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Singapore, South Africa, UK, and USA, as well as institutional partnerships with 344 counterpart organizations in 129 countries, CII serves as a reference point for Indian industry and the international business community.

  • National Event Partner

Associate Ministries & Departments

Associate Regulatory Authority

Banking Partner

Sector Partner

Airline Partner

Knowledge Partners

Institutional Partners

Supporting Associations