About World Food India

World Food India

One of the largest food industry events in the world, World Food India (WFI), envisioned and championed by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), Government of India, intends to establish global linkages and facilitate foreign investments in India’s USD 915 billion farm -to-fork ecosystem. World Food India is designed to offer an unusual peek into India’s food and culture as well as opportunities to invest and prosper from one of the world’s largest consumer markets. India is amongst the largest producers and consumers of food in the world, opening up huge opportunities for specific post-harvest management technology suppliers, cold chain infrastructure and refrigerated transport players to process food produce and for retail chains.

Second Edition of World Food India is being held at New Delhi, India from 1-4 November 2019

  • 40000

  • 3

  • 9

  • 75000+

    Business delegates
  • 800+

  • 60+

  • 28

  • 50+

    Global Ceos
  • 8000+

    B2B/B2G Meetings


  • 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 the vast and diversified potential in food processing sector
  • Exposure to FPOs’ / Progressive Farmers – potential suppliers.
  • Exposure to opportunities in food retails in India.
  • Exhibit in the country pavilion .


  • Food processing & packaging companies
  • Food retailers
  • Industry associations
  • Food start-ups and innovators
  • Post-harvest technology providers
  • Cold chain infrastructure players
  • Logistics players in the food chain business
  • Machinery & Equipment manufacturers
  • Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs)
  • Venture Capitalists/ PE firms/ Commercial Banks/ NBFCs
  • Research Institutions
  • Exporters & Importers of processed Food/ Agri commodities
  • Government representatives & delegates

About the Organisers

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.

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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.

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