UK-India Food and Drink Buyer-Seller meet
25th –27th July 2011
Organised by the Indo-British Trade Council at Leicester, UK
Challenges to consider: complexity of sourcing across the globe, meeting international legislation, food innovation and delivering produce to the consumers at the highest quality, lowest cost and on demand.
This event will bring together industry professionals and academia to disseminate some of the latest perspectives in the food and drink area and create a platform to discuss future challenges for the Ethnic Food and Drink sector.
It will provide a platform for the delegates to discuss prospects for UK-India trade partnerships within the Food and Drink sector.
Day 1: Main event
Keynotes: representatives from government
Presentations from industry and academia.
Topics include: Supply chain risk Management, Better Regulation, Legislation and Food Safety, Supplier Partnerships, Supermarket Perspectives, Sustainability, Perspectives from Ethnic food manufacturers, Innovation, Building resilience, Supplier Financing
Day 2: Trade fair, one-to-one meetings, shared sessions, focussed workshops
Day 3: One-to-one meetings, Industry visits
Types of UK companies interested in attending:
Food processors (e.g. Cofresh, FarsanLtd., S&A Foods)
Cash and carry
Wholesalers, Importers (e.g. WMM Ltd.)
Food research (e.g. Leatherhead Food research)
Food regulation (e.g. LBRO)
Education (e.g. CrystalQuality)
etc. (more names coming soon…)
For details of the event and for registration (including accommodation),
Dr. Samir Dani- S.Dani@lboro.ac.uk