11th edition of FICCI Foodworld India 2018 concludes in Delhi

DSC_3113FICCI Foodworld India 2018 organised by FICCI in association with Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MOFPI), Govt. of India & Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) was held at FICCI in New Delhi on Friday.Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu today announced that the government was working on an agriculture export strategy that would give primacy to value addition and job creation. He emphasised on the potential of marine products export, for which the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) had been given specific targets for value added exports. Inaugurating the 11th edition of ‘FICCI Foodworld India 2018’ on the theme ‘Capitalising Food Processing in the Digital Era’, Mr. Prabhu urged the food processing industry professionals to develop processed food items that appeal to the palates of the consumers in export markets. This segment needs to be exploited aggressively apart from exporting Indian food products for use by Indians overseas.