Post Show Report – InnoPack F&B 2019 Conflex
The food processing industry is among the growing industries in the country, and as per the data, it is accounting for over 32 percent of the country’s total food market. The market size of global food packaging is also expected to reach $411.3 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., registering a CAGR of 5.1 percent. Also, it is expected that the size of the Indian packaging industry will grow from the present size of $12 billion to $18 billion by the year 2020.
Acknowledging the increasing importance of packaging in the food and beverage industry, UBM India organised the 7th Annual InnoPack F&B Confex that took place on 4th – 5th April 2019 at Radisson Udyog Vihar Gurugram, India.
The conference served as a platform for industry leaders from the F&B sector to discuss various aspects such as: rejuvenating cutting-edge technology; food safety; sustainability; digital printing; industrial automation; recyclable & biodegradable packaging; customer experience through efficient packaging; etc. Also, this edition provided opportunities to the industry experts to share their experiences and case studies based on their areas of expertise.
Dr. Subodh Jindal, Managing Director, Excelsior Foods & Chem. Industries, shared his insights on the current position of the F&B processing and packaging industry in India. Udai K Saxena, Ex-Member, FSSAI Committee of Experts on Categorization of food products, enlightened the audience by providing insights on the latest updates of FSSAI claims and advertising. The conference also had participation from eminent speakers such as: Prabodh Shirish Halde, Head – Global Regulatory, Marico Ltd; Sukhdev Singh Saini, Packaging Manager, Colgate Palmolive; Dr Rick Michelman, Chief Technology Officer & Executive VP, Asia, Michelman Inc, etc.
The conference offered various opportunities to fully maximize the learning potential by taking advantage of networking and, questions and answer sessions, to interact with the exhibitors, etc. in order to provide an enriching experience to the audience and also to develop long-lasting business relations between the industry people and solution providers.
UBM India is one of the largest B2B events and conference organiser group. This group organises over 25 exhibitions and 40 conferences across the country every year.