India - Finding Your Route to Market

  • 19 Mar 2014
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Eversheds House, Manchester
The UK India Business Council (UKIBC), Eversheds and the FDEA, are pleased to be hosting a seminar on helping British Food and Drink companies access India

India’s food and beverage industry currently stands at £25 billion and is expected to register a growth of 18%, reaching £41 billion by 2018. British products are in especially high demand and this creates an exciting opportunity for British food and drink exporters to explore this growing market.

A major deterrent has been the complex regulations and labelling laws surrounding exports to India which have caused significant problems to foreign food and drink manufacturers in the past. In particular the Food Safety and Standard Authority of India’s (FSSAI) new law on tougher regulations for food imports, has caused concern amongst international food exporters. Learn how to deal with these new rules in the simplest and most effective way.

The programme: 

3.00pm:                Registrations 

3.30pm:                Welcome and Introduction by Tara Panjwani, UK India Business Council 

3.35pm:                Address by Parmjit Singh, Eversheds 

3.45pm:                Address by Elsa Fairbanks, FDEA 

3.55pm:                Case study – Richard Jones, Tangerine Confectionery

4.05pm:                Case study – Rupert Derham, Derham & Derham 

4.15pm:                Case study – Neil Bird, Dooley Rumble

4.30pm:                Panel discussion and Q&A 

                                Also joining the panel via conference call:

                                Professor Arpita Mukherjee, ICRIER

                                Rahul Palange, Eatwell – Major Indian Food Processing and Manufacturing Company

                                Krunal Raichura – Food and Drink Consultant                               

5.15pm:                Networking and refreshments 

6.00pm:                Event comes to a close

FDEA Members qualify for a £10 discount on the £30 delegate fee.  Contact Sandra Sullivan to be sent the code.

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