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After  drawing over one lakh business visitors  and   delegates from India  and  abroad, the 37th edition  of AAHAR- a specialized  International  Food  and  Hospitality  event of India Trade Promotion  Organisation (ITPO) and  apex industry bodies, concluded  at a successful note at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, on 18th March, 2023.  Almost all 1500 participants from India and abroad expressed their satisfaction over the business response, tie-ups, networking and joint ventures in the fair.

Shri Pradeep Singh Kharola, Chairman & Managing Director, Shri Rajat Agarwal, Executive Director, ITPO and Shri Mathura Parsad, Executive Director IECC Projects) presented the Awards for Excellence in display in different categories. These include: F&B Equipment, Food & Processed Food, Hospitality & Décor Solution and Foreign sector.

In the category of Processed Food Products & Beverages, VRB Consumer Products Pvt. Ltd.  bagged the Gold Medal, while Cremica Food Industries Ltd. won the Silver Medal and  Doehler India Pvt. Ltd.. was honored with the Bronze Medal.

La Pyramid Hospitalities Pvt. Ltd. was  awarded the   Gold  medal, while  the  Silver  medal  was  conferred  to Rich Products & Solutions Private Limited and  the  Bronze  to  Karachi Bakery Kothapet  in Dairy/Bakery/Confectionery.

In Spices/Agri Produce, Pansari Industries won Gold, DS Spiceco Pvt. Ltd. Silver and Pravin Masalewale got Bronze.

In Foreign Sector, White Expo LLC, Russia got Gold, Embassy of Brazil Silver and Italian Trade Agency Bronze.

Government/Commodity Boards/PSU Sectors: Kerala Bureau of Industrial Promotion bagged Gold, APEDA Silver and Tea Board India Bronze.

In Allied Sector, Gold was awarded to Vezlay Foods Pvt. Ltd., Silver to Alimento Agro Foods Pvt. Ltd. and Bronze to Mangat Ram Dal Mills Pvt. Ltd..

In F&B Sector – Mitttal International got Gold, International Equipment Co. got Silver and Brass Line Bronze.

Hospitality & Décor Solutions : Laxree Amenities Pvt. Ltd. got Gold, IFB Industries Limited Silver and The Designo International Bronze.

Complimenting the award winners, Shri Rajat Agarwal, Executive Director, ITPO expressed his satisfaction over enhanced number of business visitors and delegates from India and abroad.

In his welcome  address, Shri Rajat Agarwal, Executive Director, ITPO  acknowledged  continued  support  of   all  the  associates as well as different media verticals for  grand success of the event.  He assured that ITPO will continue its strive to make this fair better and better every year, will try to give full services to our exhibitors and for this we need suggestions and feedback from them.  Under the able guidance of Shri Pradeep Singh Kharola, Chairman & Managing Director ITPO, we were able to organize one of the biggest editions of AAHAR despite the challenges we have been facing because of ongoing construction work at Pragati Maidan.

Shri Pradeep Singh Kharola in his address said that just a few days back we welcomed all the exhibitors and today, we are bidding adieu to you.  Pragati Maidan becomes full of life and vibrant for the period with the presence of exhibitors and visitors during the currency of the fair and once the event comes to an end, it becomes quite lonely as if all the energies which came with the exhibitors and visitors have gone somewhere.  We could organize AAHAR at this big scale because we received so many requests from the exhibitors and we did not want to disappoint anyone.  He expressed his happiness while sharing that despite being a B2B event, the footfall this event received was very good even as compared to B2C event.

In his ‘Vote of Thanks’, Shri Bimal Kumar Dubey General Manager said that we are very thankful to Crafts Museum, Govt. Museum who gave free entry to the exhibitors of AAHAR  from Museum.  AAHAR 2023 truly reflects the dream of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendera Modi ji of “Aatma Nirbhar Bharat” and “Make in India” as majority of food processing companies which participated are into manufacturing and have exhibited the products which are made in India.

AAHAR (March 14 – 18, 2023) was organized by ITPO with active support of the  Ministry of  Food Processing Industries., APEDA, ARCHII, HOTREMAI, FHSAI, FIFI, FIWA and AIFPA, FAIC, FIFHI, ICMA, KREMAG and Plant Based Foods Industry Association.

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