About India Food Forum

As the business landscape gets more competitive and consumers get more demanding and unforgiving, those with informed, first-mover advantages will clearly have an edge. Knowledge is Power and in the tech-empowered world of today, the Customer is truly King. Staying ahead of the curve is no longer a choice, it is an imperative.

This is the defining mission of India Food Forum, the foremost outlet of India's best-in-class practices in Innovation, Retail Strategy and Technology. The mega congregation of the country's finest minds in food research, creation, distribution and retailing is where you need to be if you want the 'breaking news' on emerging trends, innovations and developments in the business of food in India.

Three structured exhibition zones and a powerful conference keep you connected with the next big innovations in food retailing, HoReCa and food technology, and ensure that you are empowered with the products and insights to maximise the opportunities offered by India's vast consumer universe.


200
Speakers

140
Exhibitors

500+
Brands

10000+
Visitors

400+
International Visitors

30
International Exhibitors

WHY ATTEND?

India Food Forum is an all-access platform to connect with every component that a food business needs -- from rich market knowledge to consumer research to upcoming product innovation and retail technology trends to smart business networking. It is the one source for every insight you need to boost not just food business growth, but also profitability.
- 35 Conference sessions & masterclasses on every aspect of food innovation, marketing and retailing
- Over 100 new products and food innovations
- Platform to connect with 500 of India's most influential food retail leaders

WHY EXHIBIT?

- Generate sales leads
- Launch new products
- Build brands
- Engage with customers
- Appoint new agents
- Exclusive B2B meetings

PARTNERS 2018

PARTICIPANTS 2018

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SPEAKERS 2018

Krish Iyer
Krish Iyer
Chairman - India Food Forum
President & Chief Executive Officer, Walmart India

Krish Iyer is President and CEO Walmart India. A long-term retail professional with global retail experience, Krish brings significant management and leadership experience to his present role.

Krish has over three decades of rich experience in varied fields such as finance, marketing, retail & general management. In the field of retail, he has gained significant experience over the last sixteen years in various countries such as Hong Kong, Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, Japan and USA in addition to India.

He joined Walmart International as a Senior Vice President in 2012. Prior to this, he served as Managing Director, A.S. Watson Group, a leading international health, beauty and lifestyle retailer. During his six years tenure at A.S. Watson Group, Krish handled the business in Thailand, Taiwan and the Philippines as Managing Director, and as Regional Business Development Director and Regional Director of Store Design and Development for Asia and eastern Europe.

Prior to that, Krish was Managing Director and CEO of Piramyd Retail Limited. He started as Executive Director and CEO of Piramyd Retail in April 1999. During his 7.5 years tenure, Krish was also CEO of Retail Business of Piramal Enterprises comprising of Shopping Malls, Department Stores, Supermarkets and Entertainment Centres & Managing Director of Piramyd Retail. He successfully concluded an IPO in December 2005. During this period he was also a member of several industry associations, notable among them being the role of Founding Member of Retailers Association of India. He is currently a member of the advisory board of Enactus India, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring students to improve the world through entrepreneurial action. He is also the chairperson of FICCI Retail & Internal Trade Committee and a member of the CII committee on MNCs.

Krish has a Bachelor’s of Commerce (Hons.) degree from the University of Mumbai, India. He is a Chartered Accountant and an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Krish lives in Gurgaon. During leisure, he loves to read and spend time with his family.

Arvind Varchaswi
Arvind Varchaswi
Managing Director
Sri Sri Tattva

Mr. Arvind Varchaswi serves as Managing Director, Sri Sri Tattva, an organization committed to seeing a Healthy, Happy, Modern World, through the ancient science of Life and Well-being. Sri Sri Tattva is one of the flagship brands of Quality Ayurveda and FMCG products in India and Worldwide. Arvind is also a “Group Advisor” – International Affairs of Ayush Advisory Group constituted by Pharmaceuticals Export Council of India (PHARMEXCIL). A Body set up by Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India with the objective of Export Promotion of Drugs & Pharmaceuticals, Ayurveda & Herbal Drug Preparation / Products globally.

Harpal Singh Sokhi
Harpal Singh Sokhi
Celebrity Chef
Restaurateur and presenter of TURBAN TADKA
Prasoon Gupta
Prasoon Gupta
Co Founder & Director
Sattviko

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