||Welcome by the Danish Agriculture & Food Council
by Merete Juhl, CEO, Danish Agriculture & Food Council.
||Welcome speech by the Royal Danish Embassy in New Delhi
by Freddy Svane, Ambassador of Denmark to India,
Royal Danish Embassy in New Delhi.
||Welcome speech by the Embassy of India to Denmark
by Pooja Kapur, Ambassador of India to Denmark,
Embassy of India to Denmark.
||Company introduction round
by all participating companies.
Introduction to the government-to-government collaboration
and how it benefits commercial collaboration
by Tejs Binderup, Deputy Director General,
The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration (DVFA).
Since 2018, Denmark and India have agreed to strengthen the
cooperation within the field of food and agriculture with the
signing of two Memoranda of Understanding. A Joint Working
Group on Animal Husbandry and Dairying and a Joint Working
Group on Food Processing and Food Safety ensure the
development of joint activities and partnerships within the
framework of the two Memoranda of Understanding.
||Introduction to the government-to-government collaboration
and India’s vision for a more sustainable dairy sector
by Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying,
Government of India (Tbc.).
Joint Working Group on Animal Husbandry and Dairying (Tbc.).
||Introduction to the opportunities within the Green Strategic
Partnership and the Centre of Excellence on Dairying
by Dr. Martin William Behbahani, Counsellor for Food and
Agriculture, Royal Danish Embassy in New Delhi.
The Green Strategic Partnership is a mutually beneficial
arrangement to advance political cooperation, expand economic
relations and green growth, create jobs and strengthen cooperation
on addressing global challenges and opportunities. Given the
immense potential to collaborate in the agricultural sector, the
Green Strategic Partnership encourages deeper and closer
cooperation between authorities, businesses, and research
institutions in the sectors of food processing and food safety as
well as animal husbandry and dairying. Since 2018, Denmark and
India have agreed to strengthen the cooperation within the field
of food and agriculture.
India: Growth engine and investment opportunities
by Guidance Tamilnadu.
Established in 1992, ‘Guidance’ is the Government of Tamil
Nadu’s nodal agency for investment promotion and single window
facilitation. Guidance is mandated under the Tamil Nadu Business
Facilitation Rules to promote Tamil Nadu as the most preferred
investment destination by reaching out, helping, and improving the
ease & cost of doing business.
||Light lunch including networking
||Market opportunities in India – Deep dives into the commercial
opportunities within the different sectors within agriculture
by Ashish Paliwal, Sector Expert & Commercial Head – Food,
Agriculture and Renewable Energy, Royal Danish Embassy in
||Shared experiences from FOSS
FOSS is a company on a mission for a more sustainable use of the
world’s food resources. A fast-growing population means that the
global food production will have to increase by 60% by 2050 to
meet demand. FOSS wants to be part of the solutions to make that
happen in an innovative way. The aim is to help ensure product
quality, fair payment, production efficiency and reduced waste.
FOSS contributes to the sustainable use of the planet’s agricultural
resources and thus to the nutrition and health of the people of the
world. FOSS provides analytics beyond measure to add value to its
customers by improving quality and optimising food and agricultural
||Shared experiences from VikingGenetics
VikingGenetics helps feed the world’s expanding population and
sustain the earth’s natural resources by breeding healthy, efficient,
trouble-free cows. VikingGenetics provides science-based bovine
genetic products and solutions for progressive dairy and beef producers around the world. The company’s passion is to help its farmers achieve their business goals, farm sustainably, and enjoy life.
Shared experiences from Indian-owned company in Denmark
Westrup helps meet the demands of a changing world through
developing and designing post-harvesting equipment. Climate change
and economic challenges require farmers and seed sorting facilities to
adapt constantly. With an increasing population worldwide, getting
the highest yields, sustainable crops and ensuring food safety
simultaneously, require machine manufacturers to integrate the latest
technologies. Westrup is a post-harvesting machine manufacturer
located in Denmark and owned by the Indian Barwale Family together
with its affiliated partner in India, Fowler Westrup.
||World Food India / Mega Food Event 2023
by Embassy of India to Denmark and Ministry of Food Processing
Industries, Government of India.
With the objective of introducing the world to rich Indian food culture as well as promoting investments in the diverse food processing sector of the country, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries launched the first edition of World Food India in 2017. In view of celebrating 2023 as the International Year of Millets and to bring global food processing
industry together, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries is organising the second edition ‘World Food India 2023’ from 3-5 November 2023 in New Delhi.
||Wrap up by The Danish Agriculture & Food Council
by Kenneth Lindharth Madsen, Head of Department for Trade &
||Networking and export advisory (including beverages and finger
Get the opportunity to gain instant advisory from the advisors about your specific export opportunities in India and hear more about upcoming export activities organized by the DAFC incl. the upcoming World Food India / Mega Food Event in November 2023.