Atul Bora inaugurates North East Foodtech at Maniram Dewan Trade Centre - NEWS SENTRY


Friday, 28 April 2017

Atul Bora inaugurates North East Foodtech at Maniram Dewan Trade Centre

Guwahati; April 28, 2017: Foodtech India -the largest business-to-business (B2B) exhibition in eastern region on food and hospitality industry, has now reached Guwahati! The first edition of North East Foodtech, the first-of-its-kind in the northeast, was inaugurated by Sri Atul Bora, state minister of Agriculture, Horticulture and Food Processing, at Maniram Dewan Trade Centre today. The three-day exhibition that starts today will end on April 30, 2017.

Speaking on the occasion, Sri Atul Borastressed on the importance of having a premier B2B exhibition in the region and congratulated the organizers for setting up such a learning and sharing platform for the people involved in the bakery, hotel and food technology in the north east.

Organized and marketed by Delhi-based firm N K Kapur & Co Pvt Ltd, the exhibition has been supported by Hotel & Restaurant Association of Assam and many big players in the field of Bakery & Confectionery, Processed Food, Sweet & snacks industry of the North East. The premier B2B (business-to-business) exhibition has three main segments namely Food Processing, Bakery & Confectionery and Hospitality sectors.  Over the three days of the exhibition there would be seminars, conferences, product launches, buyer-seller meets, interactive sessions with students, culinary competitions and free-sampling.

Speaking on their foray into the northeast India for the very first time, Zakir Hossain, Regional Head, N K Kapur & Co. and Chief Convenor of North East Foodtech, said,“North East Foodtech is an ideal forum for start up business in food & hospitality industry. The entrepreneurs of north east will be benefited enormously in this exhibition”

Tridib Sarma, Secretary, Hotel & Restaurant Association of Assam said,“North East Foodtech, probably is the best thing that has happened for the hotel industry and the budding entrepreneurs of the state in recent days. It will establish a direct contact between the manufacturers and the end users in the hospitality and food processing sector. Hotel & Restaurant Association feels proud to be associated with this initiative”.

North East Foodtech - the first-of-its-kind exhibition in the North East promises a vibrant forum for the Food & Hospitality industry in the region. This high-profile business exposition will display food machinery, bakery & confectionery equipment, food ingredients & additives, hotel & restaurant equipment, catering equipment, food packaging technology, dairy equipment, snack & sweet making machinery, industrial kitchen & refrigeration system, bakery & confectionery accessories and many more.

This 3-day exhibition will be a strong platform for bakers, confectioners, hotelier, restaurant, food chain, coffee parlour, caterer, banquets, dairy business, food processing, hospitality management students which provide them huge knowledge about their industry and will help the young entrepreneur to start up their new venture like starting coffee shop, bakery shop, sweet shop, new bakery, restaurant, dairy parlour etc. The exhibition will provide a complete solution for upgrading an existing food business.

North East Foodtech will witness the participation of more than 60 reputed companies from all over India who will display various technology/ products being used in Food & Hospitality industry, as expressed by Zakir Hossain, Chief Convener of North East Foodtech. Live demo will be organized in front of the visitors for entire products knowledge. If a budding entrepreneur has space and capacity to invest around 5 lakh rupees, Northeast Foodtech can help that person start up a new business in food sector. It will also help the home bakers to upgrade their business through technological inputs.

More than 4000 business visitors from entire region are expected to turn up in this huge event.

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