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India Food Forum, 2022 – Empowering Modern Retail and Food Service in India




~India’s largest food B2B intelligence event set for mega edition with 150+ speakers, 100+ exhibitors and 400+ brands and organizations~


Mumbai, 25 November, 2022: The 15th edition of India Food Forum 2022 is set to take place on the 7th and 8th of December, at the Westin, Powai Lake, Mumbai. Through a mega conference, exhibition, networking and awards ceremonies, India Food Forum will be concentrating on the latest trends and developments in the food sector, across food and grocery retail, food technology solutions, food service and more. The forum will also witness participation from prominent business leaders across multiple domains.


The event, chaired by retail icon Damodar Mall, CEO — Grocery, Reliance Retail, will be powered by Smart Bazaar and MessageBird, and will host 150+ speakers, 100+ exhibitors and the C-Suite from 400+ brands and organizations in the food business.


Valued as the second largest food producer globally, over the years, the food sector in India has been evolving with modern and strategic solutions. With persistent efforts and innovations, India possesses the potential to surpass other nations, with the goal to achieve the position of the largest food producer in the world. India Food Forum provides a powerful platform for the country’s most progressive food brands, companies, retailers and professionals to gather and exchange insights, build networks and find solutions to innovate their respective businesses.


Nikhil Behl, CEO — Food Business, IMAGES Group, says, “As the largest consumption category of India’s retail sector, Food is a key metric of consumer trends and behaviors. There have been dramatic innovations in both food & grocery retail and foodservice in the recent past, especially hastened by the pandemic, and some of those changes are here to stay. India Food Forum returns after a two-year hiatus to present a powerful environment of knowledge sharing, brand showcases and the twin award ceremonies to recognise excellence in food retail and foodservice.”


Considered as the country’s largest food B2B intelligence and exhibition platform, India Food Forum will host a wide array of enlightening panel discussions and presentations on diverse topics: creating 24/7 food consumption channels, profitability matrix for food retail, the supermarkets of Bharat, QSRs and cloud kitchens, retail marketing and much more.


The event will also feature India’s biggest awards ceremonies for food businesses: the Coca-Cola Golden Spoon Awards on 7th December, and the Pepsi IMAGES Food Service Awards on 8th December.


The two day forum will witness numerous industry experts in attendance like Damodar Mall (CEO, Grocery at Reliance Retail), Kabir Jeet Singh (Founder & CEO, Burger Singh), Dr. A.K Tyagi (ED, Haldirams), Shailee Chatrath Tyagi (Sales Director, Organised Trade Sales, Pepsico India Beverages), Sudeep Goenka (Director, Goldiee Group), Mohit Khattar (CEO, Graviss Foods, Baskin Robbins), Angelo George (CEO, Bisleri), Seshu Kumar (Chief Buying & Merchandising Officer, Big Basket), Tarak Bhattacharya (ED & CEO, Mad Over Donuts), Devendra Chawla (CEO & MD, Spencer’s Retail), Aditya Mittal (Sr. Associate Dir, Head Modern Trade, Kellogg), Amitabh Singh (Sr. VP, Patanjali Ayurveda), Rahul Khandelwal (AVP, Modern Trade, Godrej Consumer Products) Dheeraj Gupta (CEO, Jumboking Foods), Swati Dalal (MD & General Manager, Abbott Nutrition International India) and many other industry stalwarts.


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