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FoodTechHolland the aftermovie

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FoodTechHolland (FTH) is a public private partnership that has been active in India over the last 6 years. In this movie we look back to some of the successes and activities. A consortium of Dutch agro-food companies, supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the Partners for International Business program, has been working together to explore and innovate Indian agro-food value chains. Activities such as fairs, impact tours, exchange programs, demonstrations project and feasibility studies have been organized. Dutch knowledge and innovation has been transferred into different sectors: bakery, fruit & vegetables, meat & fish, cooling and education. In this movie, three of the FTH partners share their lessons learned and experiences in India.

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Interviews with:

  • Ingrid de Vries & Rik Eweg - Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Science
  • Erwin van de Berg - Tolsma
  • Yassin Lahiani - Koppert
  • Davinia Lamme - Larive International
  • Seminar November 22: Opportunities and challenges in agri-food chains in India: Lessons learned by FoodTechHolland

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    On Tuesday November 22nd, we looked back to the successes of FoodTechHolland (FTH), a public private partnership that has been active in India over the last 6 years. A group of Dutch agro-food companies have been working together in a consortium to explore and innovate Indian agro-food value chains through a number of activities. Dutch knowledge and innovation has been transferred into different sectors: bakery, fruit & vegetables, meat & fish, cooling and education. During this seminar, the companies shared their joint Indian journey and experiences on successfully doing business in India, individually and in a partnership.

    Besides the Dutch companies, a number of speakers were asked to speak about the opportunities in the Indian market. The seminar was opened by Mr. Freek Vossenaar, head of the Agro Business Development Unit India of the ministry of Economic Affairs, who underlined the importance of cooperation between India and the Netherlands. The development of professional supply and cold chains is of crucial importance for the development of the agro-food sector in India. As such, the keynote speaker for the event was Mr. Pawanexh Kohli, CEO and Chief Advisor of the National Centre for Cold-chain Development (NCCD). He will presented the latest research report on the capacity of the cold chain sector and discussed the options with the audience.  Retail is one of the upcoming pillars of the Indian economy and therefore Mr. Sumit Saran, head of international foods of Future Consumer Enterprise Limited (FCEL, part of the Future Group) one of the largest retailers in India spoke on the Indian opportunity and the way to tap into it.

     

    Lastly, the consortium looked back on the activities and achievements of 6 years FTH by Ms. Davinia Lamme and Mr. Wouter van Vliet, partners of Larive International and Mr. Sjaak Aerts, partner and former owner of RBK Group, one of the first companies joining FTH. He shared his cold chain experiences and sustainable solutions. Lastly, a movie on the FTH consortium and the experience of three of its members was presented, outlining the strength of working in public private partnerships when entering a challenging emerging market  as India.

     

    You can download the presentations of the event here: NCCD, FCEL , RBK, FTH

     

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    Workshop on beneficial insects and Bees, a hidden treasure in the Agro and Horti sector on 24th August 2016

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    FoodTechHolland and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands are hosting a workshop about beneficial insects and bees on 24th August 2016 in New Delhi. The aim of the workshop is to create awareness and address, discuss and give solutions related to live insects and natural pollination with respect to productivity within the Indian Agro and Horti sector. 

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