ANUTEC – International FoodTec India and ANUFOOD India

7 -9 September 2023 in Mumbai

The ANUTEC - International FoodTec India and ANUFOOD India are slated to take place at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai from 7 – 9 September 2023.

The food and beverage industry is gearing up for the mega edition of ANUTEC – International FoodTec India and ANUFOOD India, slated to take place at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai from 7 – 9 September 2023. As India’s processed food market is projected to reach a staggering US$535 billion by 2025, ANUTEC India’s significance as a catalyst for innovation and growth is undeniable, the organizers said in a statement.

The co-located show ANUFOOD India is expected to unveil abundant opportunities and innovations in the F&B landscape in sync with India’s thriving food retail market, projected to reach $852 billion by 2025 with an 8.25% CAGR from 2020 to 2025. The concurrent event, PackEx India, being held alongside ANUTEC India, promises to be a comprehensive showcase of the latest innovations, trends, and collaborations in the food and beverage packaging sector.

The event will feature dignitaries such as Rajesh Agarwal, additional secretary, Union ministry of commerce, and Abhishekh Dev, chairman, APEDA. Leaders from industry associations such as Dr. N. Bhaskar, president, AFSTI, and Raghav Jadli, president, AIFPA, will present their insights. This year, the event covers an expansive exhibition space of 38,000 sqm and draws in over 40,000 visitors and 800 companies from more than 28 countries.

The event is showcasing dedicated pavilions from Brazil, Philippines, Turkey, Indonesia, Korea, Italy and Iran. These industry leaders will showcase a diverse array of innovative products and solutions poised to reshape the future of food and beverage processing.

Elaborating on the opportunities in the sector, Prabodh Halde, chairman, All India Food Processors Association Western Region said, “The food industry is dynamically poised at the crossroads of economic expansion and environmental stewardship. Bolstered by FSSAI’s regulatory framework, the sector now catalyzes trust and guides a robust Rs 20,000 crore annual packaged ingredients market. With a valuation of $32 billion in 2022, India’s food and beverage packaging domain envisions an ambitious ascent to $86 billion by 2029, leveraging technology and sustainability as its driving forces. In this transformative journey, the synergistic trio of ANUTEC – International FoodTec, ANUFOOD, and PackEx India emerges as a driving force, fostering innovation and steering the industry towards holistic growth and sustainability.”

The prominent exhibitors include Economode Food Equipment, Goma Process Technologies, Heat & Control, Vibracion Technologies, Gopal Snacks, Shubham Goldiee Masale, Haldiram Snacks, Wow Momo Sales , among many others.

Speaking on the event’s significance, Milind Dixit, managing director, Koelnmesse India said, “ANUTEC – International FoodTec India and ANUFOOD India along with the co-located event PackEX India is more than just an exhibition; it’s a glimpse into the future of food. The revenue in the food market is currently pegged at $900 billion and it is poised to grow at a CAGR of 8.4 % by 2028. It’s clear that the industry is undergoing a monumental transformation. This event not only showcases innovation but accelerates it, fostering partnerships and pushing boundaries.”

The three-day exhibition will be complemented by knowledge-sharing platforms such as live demonstrations of full production lines, panel discussions and various education tracks on hot topics like food safety, hygienic designs, and future advancement of the industry. Additional forums such as Packaging Theatre, Culinary Corner, and Innovative Trend Zone are set to enrich visitors’ experiences.

Another highlight will be the conference session comprising panel discussions and presentations on topics such as plant-based foods 2.0, technology and innovation for a safe and sustainable food ecosystem, revolutionizing food processing, among others.

Key speakers include Sonam Parekh – CEO, Food Collective, C Tara Satyavathi, director, Indian Institute of Millets Research (IIMR), Hyderabad, Sachin Saxena, head of Functional Foods, Marico, B. Dayakar Rao, CEO, Nutrihub-TBI, Principal Scientist, ICAR-IIMR and many others.

With its legacy of fostering innovation, driving partnerships, and setting industry benchmarks, ANUTEC – International FoodTec India and ANUFOOD India is poised to propel the food and beverage technology sector to new heights, the organizers said. As anticipation builds, industry professionals are eagerly looking forward to exploring the future of food technology at this premier event.

ANUTEC – International FoodTec India and ANUFOOD India are organized by Koelnmesse Pvt Ltd (formerly known as Koelnmesse YA Tradefair Pvt Ltd).

Koelnmesse is an international player in organizing trade fairs in the field of food and beverage processing. Anuga FoodTec and ProSweets Cologne are established trade fairs, hosted in Cologne/Germany. In addition to the events at its Cologne headquarters, Koelnmesse stages further food technology trade fairs with different sector-specific areas of focus and content in key markets across the world, including India, Italy and Colombia.


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