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A visit by the SME Exporters of Sri Lanka to Mumbai for “Production Process Improvement & Market Penetration” Programme

The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Mumbai in collaboration with the Export Development Board (EDB), Sri Lanka organized a “Production Process Improvement and Market Penetration Programme” for SME exporters of Sri Lanka in Mumbai recently. The objective of this programme was to nurture and promote new entrepreneurs for the International market by learning the experience of SME sector in India. 

 The 14 member Sri Lankan delegation consisting of SME sector on tea, spices, processed vegetables and fruits, processed food, cinnamon also participated at the Annapoorna Anufood India- 2019 exhibition in Mumbai. The delegation had B2B meetings with the representatives from the Forum of Indian Importers (FIFI), officials from trade related regulatory authorities, importers and exhibitors representing the Food and Beverage Industry of India.

The delegation attended a roundtable discussion on “Changing Flavors of the Food Business: Opportunities and Challenges” organized by the Forum of Indian Food Importers on the sidelines of Annapoorna Anufood- 2019. Interactive sessions between the Sri Lanka delegation and the officials from Spice Board of India and Food Safety and Standards Authority of India were organized to improve and learn packaging and labeling requirements in Indian market.

The five day programme included factory visits and study visits to retail stores, Departmental stores, Mumbai Spice market and a packaging company including “Reliance Corporate Park” to observe the packaging and pricing trends in India.

Annapoorna Anufood India- 2019 which is India’s leading Food and Beverage Trade show held annually in Mumbai, gathers key segments of the Food & Beverage industry in one place.

 

Consulate General of Sri Lanka
Mumbai, India
23rd December 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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