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Linking Farmers to Superstores — The Food Processing Way

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In view of the rising challenges of globalization & increasing imports there is an urgent need to enhance the competitiveness of Indian food processing industry. Further, with the changing retail environment and more number of players entering the retail segment of food marketing, a new dimension of competition is emerging in the world of food business. To address the challenges and opportunities in the new scenario, ASSOCHAM is organizing a conference on Linking Farmers to Superstores: The Food Processing Way on 13 th April 2007, Hotel Clarks Amer, Jaipur.

Shri Subodh Kant Sahai, Hon’ble Union Minister of Food Processing Industries has kindly consented to address the conference. The conference will also be addressed by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan Smt Vasundhara Raje Scindia. Other distinguished speakers include Shri K.S. Money, Chairman, APEDA, Shri A. Bhatnagar, Director General, NIAM, Shri Om Prakash Punia, Chairman, Jaipur Dairy and representatives from ITC Ltd., Voltas Ltd., Bikanervala amongst others. We have also invited the Governments of HP, Haryana, Punjab, UP & Uttaranchal to join us at the conference & address the participants.

The event will be of great relevance to the different stakeholders in the agriculture and food processing sectors as it will cover critical areas for value creation and look at expanding business opportunities. Sessions will cover the latest technologies on food processing for value creation along with cold chain, marketing, logistics & food safety issues. The event will also promote public-private partnerships required to drive this sector forward.

ASSOCHAM takes this opportunity to invite you and your colleagues at the conference and benefit from the deliberations. The event provides a prominent platform to interact with industry leaders, consultants, financial & banking institutions, state government officials and leading research & development organizations in this sector. is the official online media partner of this event.

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