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        explore Wide ranging

        opportunities in pune

        Product value chains and technologies
        on display

           ndia is the second
           largest producer of rice,
        Ifruits and vegetables in
        the world. Over the years
        emphasis of policy makers
        has been on application
        of latest advancements in
        technology in agriculture.  In
        several Horticulture products
        India ranks No. 1 to 5. With
        production surges, the
        thrust on value addition has
        also been witnessed and a
        dedicated Ministry of Food
        Processing Industries has been
        created by the Government of
        India. With changing lifestyles   progressing the value addition   consumers.       2018, 4  Agrex India 2018,
        in an ever rising affluent   of raw produce.  Increasing   Keeping the above        10  International Horti Expo
        segment in society, the     awareness has created a     scenario in view, Media     2018 and 12  International
        demand for value added and   scenario where consumers   Today Group launched an     Landscape & Gardening Expo
        ready-to-eat foods has shown   today demand safe food with   exhibition series FoodTech   2018. The exhibition series is
        an upswing. Today, food     proper value addition by way   Pune and DairyTech Pune   being organized at Hindustan
        processing industry has made   of sorting, grading, packaging,   in 2016. During 2018 the   Antibiotic Exhibition Ground,
        rapid strides and several farm   branding etc. These activities   second edition of these two   Pune during 23  to 25
        produce right from harvesting   not only enhance the shell   events – FoodTech Pune   February, 2018.
        to end consumption undergo   life of products but also make   2018 and DairyTech Pune
        varying degrees of value    products attractive, more   2018 - will also see the launch   Extending Support to the
        addition at various stages   gourmet friendly, offer time   of inaugural edition of   Expo Series
        of processing. High end     saving, ready to consumer   GrainTech Fair 2018. Other     The exhibition series
        consumer packaging has      wider food choice and       concurrent events are 13    is duly supported by The
        also contributed vastly in   awareness to customers and   International Flora Expo   Mission for Integrated

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