NAFED to contribute and promote ‘International Year of the Millet’ 2023 on global scale
Millets- ‘Shree Anna-The Super Food of India’ is one of the pillars of this event
The second edition of ‘World Food India-2023’ will be organised by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India, from 3-5 November, 2023 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The Curtain Raiser Event to WFI-2023 was held on 10 March in National Media Centre, New Delhi. During the event, Union Minister of Food Processing Industries, Pashupati Kumar Paras, and Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries and Jal Shakti, Prahlad Singh Patel, launched the website, publicity brochure and promotional video for WFI-2023.
Pashupati Kumar Paras outlined five pivotal elements of the WFI-2023 as Millets- ‘Shree Anna-The Super Food of India’, Innovation and Sustainability ‘Green Food’, White Revolution 2.0, making India an export hub and focus on technology and digitisation.
Paras said that during the three-day event, the government expects leading players in the food processing sector from across the globe to showcase their strengths. Industry professionals’ meets, exhibitions and food street – a specially curated food experience arena, are also planned to explore collaborations and B2B/G contracts.
While requesting wide stakeholder participation in the event, Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries Anita Praveen, said that World Food India-2023, a flagship event of the Ministry, is a unique platform for global investors of food companies.