Tamil Nadu Global Food Expo and Summit 2018 in Madurai | Sunday Observer

Tamil Nadu Global Food Expo and Summit 2018 in Madurai

Colombo Roadshow :

Tamil Nadu Global Food Expo and Summit 2018 organized a roadshow in Colombo at Hotel Galadari on July 5, with the support of the High Commission of India, Colombo. The roadshow was focused to strengthen bilateral trade relations between India and Sri Lanka in the food sector, and with a view to promote the participation of Sri Lankan companies of food, agro-products and related sectors to attend Vibrant Tamil Nadu Global Food Expo and Summit 2018 to be held in Madurai,Tamil Nadu, from August 12-15.

The roadshow was hosted in the presence of Ms. Neha Singh, Deputy Head, Economic & Commercial Wing of High Commission of India, Colombo and Mrs. Chathuri Ranasinghe, Chairperson, Women Chamber of Commerce, S.W. Alahakoon, President, Sri Lanka Food Processors’ Association and representatives of the Sri Lanka Tea Board.

Around 45 Sri Lanka officials and representatives of companies from food, agro-products and related sectors attended the roadshow. Presentations were made to highlight the opportunities offered to various stakeholders in agro-food, agri-business and related sectors of Sri Lanka, to learn more about latest technological developments and innovations in agriculture, food and the beverage sector, food processing, packaging, logistics, cold chain, cold storage, warehousing, etc.

The facilities include, exhibition visits, business-to-business meetings, factory visits, networking, sight-seeing etc.

India being Sri Lanka’s closest neighbour, the relationship between the two countries is more than 2,500 years old and both sides have built upon a legacy of intellectual, cultural, religious and linguistic amalgamation.

Both enjoy a vibrant and growing economic and commercial partnership, with bilateral trade growing rapidly in the last decade and a number of leading Indian private sector companies investing in Sri Lanka and vice versa. Sri Lanka is India’s largest trade partner in SAARC. India in turn is Sri Lanka’s largest trade partner globally.

Vibrant Tamil Nadu Global Food Expo & Summit is organised by TN Chamber foundation, TN chamber of commerce, EPC, YES, Grain Yard, Global Network & FICCI.

The dignitaries and decision makers from food and related sectors were formally invited to participate in Summit 2018.

Complimentary accommodation for three nights is being offered to Sri Lankan companies. Those interested may visit www.vibranttamilnadu.com for further information and registration.