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About WFI24

About World Food India 2024

Recognising the potential of food processing sector in transforming India as the food basket of the world, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India has adopted measures to channelise investments in food processing subsegments. This includes backward linkages, food processing equipment, processing related R&D, cold chain storage solutions, start-ups, logistic & retail chains, encompassing the entire food processing value chain.

With the objective of introducing the world to rich Indian food culture as well as promoting investments in the diverse food processing sector of the country, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries launched the first edition of World Food India in 2017. In view of celebrating 2023 as the International Year of Millets and to bring global food processing industry together, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries is organising the second edition ‘World Food India 2023’ from 3rd-5th November, 2023 at New Delhi.This year World Food India 2024 will be organised from 19th to 22nd September 2024.

Key Elements of WFI 2024


  • Showcasing opportunities

  • State, Country Ministry pavilions

  • Product-wise pavilions

  • Specialized zones for Millets,Organic Food, Niche technologies

Conferences & Knowledge Sessions

  • Deliberations & Showcasing of opportunities, growth, ecosystem, emerging trendsetc.

  • Tentative themes mentioned in the below sections.

Country & State Sessions

  • Countries to showcase strength & possible areas of collaboration

  • State to showcase opportunities, EoDB ecosystem etc.

Industry Roundtables with policy makers

With top decision makers & regulators in GoI on policy areas that impact Investments in the sector - DPIIT, FSSAI, Finance, Commerce etc.

B2B / B2G / G2G / RBSM Meetings

  • Investment facilitation

  • Bilateral discussions

  • Product-wise pavilions

  • B2B discussions amongst participating global & local entrepreneurs

Digital Showcase

  • Showcasing knowledge on

  • New innovations

  • Achievements of GOI- MoFPI Initiatives

  • ODOP

  • Nutri cereals

Food Street

  • Exclusively curated food experiencing arena to showcase Indian products & ingredients
  • Opportunities for fusion with global cuisines

Start-up Grand Challenge / Hackathon

Bringing forth technology solutions & new innovations for challenges faced by Indian food processing ecosystem


Recognizing breakthrough advancements made by Start-ups, innovators, micro entrepreneurs etc.

Focus Pillars

Food Street curated by Chef Ranveer Brar


A Worldclass Experience with Our Celebrity Chef Ranveer Brar at World Food India 2023- “Food Street”

An Indian celebrity chef, MasterChef India judge, author, and restaurateur He is well known as the host of popular television food shows and as a judge on three seasons of MasterChef India. He believes that his passion for food has driven him to every nook and corner of the world.




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