After the long wait of two years, it's the moment the industry has been waiting for – connecting and networking with industry peers and clients across all segments of the dairy processing, packaging, ingredients and supply chain industry!
DAY 2 of the special edition of India International Dairy Expo 2022 witnessed a huge footfall of visitors. The day was full of spirit with content exhibitors, enthusiastic industry personnel, IIDE Knowledge Platform including thought-provoking sessions and panel discussion of industry stalwarts, live dairy line demonstrations, and happy visitors.
There's still plenty planned for the 3rd day of the expo at Bombay Exhibition Center (NESCO), Mumbai, so plan your visit for tomorrow and grab the opportunity to grow your dairy business to the next level. Here's a recap of what happened today and what you can be looking forward to tomorrow!
IIDE Knowledge Forum – Open Floor Workshop
The first introductory edition of IIDE Knowledge Forum was a success. The open floor workshop witnessed a very good response from the industry peers. The event was organized in association with the Association of Food Scientists & Technologists (India) (ASFTI) Mumbai Chapter and Chamber for Advancement of Small and Medium Businesses (CASMB).
The open floor workshop started with an inaugural address by Dr Chinmayee Deulgaonkar, Vice President - AFSTI (Mumbai Chapter). Also, it included a presentation by Smitha Murthy, India representative FSSC 22000, on Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) 22000 - A stepwise approach to developing a globally recognized food safety system. She informed the audience about the FSSC development program. CA Maheshwar Marathe enlightened the audience on MSME Samadhan and its growing awareness of receivable management. Vandana Advani, Associate Director, QA & Regulatory, Foodchain ID, gave a brief overview of regulatory requirements for the dairy industry.
Panel Discussion - Innovation in Dairy Sector
The forum included an insightful panel discussion by dairy industry stalwarts including Sriram N Murthy, CEO, Zazen Systems; Ragavan Venkatesan, Founder & CEO, Digivriddhi Technologies (DGV); Ritesh Sharma, Plant Head, Gemac, Engineering Solutions; and Utkarsh Kapoor, CEO and Founder, ORIGHT on 'Innovation in Dairy Sector'. The panel discussion was moderated by Nilesh Lele, president, CASMB.
Ragavan Venkatesan, founder and CEO of Digivriddhi Technologies (DGV), said, "Dairy farmer is core of our business model, and we are working along with federation and cooperatives to enhance the output and productivity of dairy farmers as they contribute 25% of the Agri GDP of our country. We want to play an active role in doubling farmers' income by providing them with payment capabilities, cattle loans, cattle insurance, and other productivity enhancement tools. DGV PAY, DGV MONEY and DGV CONNECT will form the foundation to reimagine financial inclusion for the Diary farmers & Dairy Micro-Enterprises in a simple and seamless way."
Utkarsh Kapoor, CEO and founder of Oright, said, "ORIGHT is a dairy tech startup working towards digitalizing the dairy supply chain via an ecosystem of connected devices. We at ORIGHT, address three major challenges faced at grass root level: milk adulteration, bringing farmers to the mainstream of organized finance, and static and delayed milk procurement data."
He adds, "Our solutions are best suited to address these challenges right from grass root level to end consumers of milk. We have developed a state of art IoT enabled milk composition and adulteration testing machine that can classify milk type into cow or buffalo and identify 6 adulterants like Urea, salt, soda etc and 8 composition parameters like Fat, SNF, Protein, etc. Our second product, our fastest moving product, is ORIGHT Sense, an IoT device capable of digitizing ANY milk analyzer and weighing scale in the market and pushing milk testing data to our mobile-based application in real-time."
One more day to plan your visit!
Meet the Exhibitors!
India International Dairy Expo is growing rapidly with each edition, opening vast opportunities to source high-quality food ingredients, processing technologies, packaging materials and machinery, network with key industry contacts, and expand presence in one of the world's fastest-growing markets. The leading names in the dairy industry gather to witness/offer brand-new technologies and exchange ideas that help drive the industry forward. Koelnmesse India gives you the opportunity to meet all under one roof!
Connecting and Networking
Grab the opportunity to visit the last day of the exhibition filled with networking opportunities, reconnections, and developing new relationships. Since its inception, IIDE has gradually established itself as the only and most important international dairy industry event that cannot be missed.
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