Quality Council of India (QCI) is a national body for accreditation and it contributes to society through the pursuit of training, education, learning, and garnering awareness at the highest international levels. On 15 September, the QCI organized two talks highlighting the Focus on food safety- from Farm to Plate, Make Food Safe at Annapoorna- ANUFOOD India, at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. The national-level seminar was organized on the 2nd Day of the exhibition, by the Chamber for Advancement of Small and Medium Businesses (CASMB) and Quality Control of India (QCI).
Manish Pande, director head of Quality Council India (QCI), and PAD Division spoke on “Ensuring Food Safety at Farm to Fork Solutions by leveraging conformity assessment frameworks". His talk elaborated on the certification under the Quality Council of India to ensure safety from Farm to Fork along with challenges faced in various industries for implementing compliance.
Another session on "Role of conformity Assessment and Accreditation in Food Safety and Nutrition” was delivered by Varsha Mishra, deputy director, NACB, and QCI. She mentioned that conformity tools, accreditation bodies, evaluations & certifications are very essential for building confidence, trust, and assurance in consumers.
Chamber for Advancement of Small and Medium Businesses (CASMB) was a proud partner in organizing these conferences with ANUFOOD India. CASMB works closely with stakeholders to advance micro, small and medium businesses, and its mission is to make MSME a more resilient and robust backbone of the Indian economy. Specialized conferences were organized by leading industry associations like AIFPA, AFSTI & CASMB.
The seminars on these highly important topics were enjoyable and academically profitable for the audience. The conference took place smoothly and Koelnmesse India provided excellent management of what turned out to be a successful and highly stimulating event.
The 16th edition of Annapoorna - ANUFOOD India was held between 14 to16 September 2022 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India along with its concurrent trade fairs ANUTEC- International FoodTec India, PackEx India, Food Logistics India, and ANUTEC - Ingredients India.