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2nd World Food India 2023 to be held in New Delhi

Utkarsh Classes 06-09-2023
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The 2nd edition of the World Food India 2003 organsied by the Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries will be held in New Delhi from 3-5th November  2023. The three day World Food India 2003 will introduce the rich Indian food culture to the world and aims to promote investments in  the diverse food processing sector of the country.

The first World Food India was oragnised by the Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries in 2017.

Theme and Mascot of the 2nd World Food India 2023

The theme of the 2nd World Food India 2023 was ‘Processing for Prosperity’. 

The brand mascot of the 2nd World Food India 2023 was MillInd. It is made of two words Mill and Ind . 

Mill stands for millets and Ind stands for the host country India which has the potential to become the Food basket of the World.

The United Nation has declared 2023 as the ‘International Years of Millet’. 

India is the largest producer of millets in the world . 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has renamed Millets as Shree Anna. 

Participants and Partner Country 

  • The Netherlands will be a partner country for the World Food India 2023, while the focused countries will be Japan and Vietnam. Around 16 countries, 23 state governments, 11 Union ministries and central bodies will participate in the event. 

India as a potential  World Food Basket 

The World Food India 2023  envisaged to showcase India as the Food Basket of the World and to explore the investment and collaboration opportunities in food processing, technology & equipment, manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, cold chain, and food retail.

India is one of the world’s largest producers and consumers of food products.  

India is the largest producer of milk,mango papaya , guava,ginger,okra and buffalo meats in the world.

India is the second largest producer of rice ,potatoes, garlic and cashew nuts.

A number of events like exhibition, conference etc were organised which saw the participation of delegates from India and abroad.

It brought together investors, manufacturers, producers, food processors, policy makers and organisations from the global food ecosystem. 

Food Basket of the World 

A country which is a major producer and exporter of food is generally called the food basket of the world. 

The United States of America is considered as the food basket of the world as it is the leading supplier of wheat,corn in the world.

Ukraine which was known as the breadbasket of Europe is now considered as the food basket of the world.

Union Minister for Food Processing Industries : Pashu Pati Kumar Paras 

FAQ

Answer: India is the largest producer of milk,mango papaya , guava,ginger,okra and buffalo meats in the world.

Answer : Processing for Prosperity’

Answer : MillInd (Mill for millets and Ind for India )

Answer : Shree Anna

Answer : New Delhi
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