Food World India 2010
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry


Day 1: 16th November 2011
09.45 –10.45 am Registration
10.45 –11.30 am Inaugural Session
  • Theme Address: Mr. A Helio Waszyk, CMD Nestle & Chairman, Food Processing Committee, FICCI
  • Keynote Address: Mr. Rakesh Kacker, Secretary, MoFPI
  • Special Address: Mr. Peter Bleser, Minister of State for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Federal Republic of Germany
    Release of Vision Document by dignitaries
  • Vote of Thanks: Mr. Peter Grothues, Vice President Food, Koelnmesse GmbH
11.30 –11.50 am Networking Tea Break
11.50 –1.15 pm Mission 2020 -The way forward
  • Mission 2020 Presentation and discussion
  • Mr. Ashok Sinha, Former Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries
  • Mr. A Helio Waszyk, Chairman & Managing Director, Nestle
  • Ms. Nimisha Jain Principal The Boston Consulting Group
1.15 –2.30 pm Networking Lunch
14.30 –16.00 pm Panel Discussion: Policy Challenges In Growing Food Business
  • Panelists:
  • Mr. Mahesh Zagade, Food Safety Commissioner, Maharashtra
  • Dr. B. Sesikeran, Director, NIN
  • Dr. A. S. Bawa, Director, Defense Food Research Laboratory
  • Mr. K S Singh, Ex-Food Safety Commissioner, Delhi
16.00 –16.15 pm Networking Tea Break
16.15 –17.45 pm Panel Discussion: Impact of Global Business Environment on Food Processing Industry
  • Panelists:
  • Prof. Pushpesh K. Pant, Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • Mr. Siraj Chaudhry, Chairman, Cargill India
  • Mr. Chitranjan Dar, Chief Executive Officer (Foods Division), ITC Limited
  • Mr. Eric Soubeiran, Director, Danone India*
17.45 –18.15 pm Networking Tea Break
18.15 –19.30 pm What can Politics and Industry do towards Food Security and other consumer expectations?
  • Welcome: Mr. Leopold-Theodor Heldman, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Address: Mr. Patrick von Braunmühl, Senior Advisor, GIZ
  • Address: Mr. Jürgen Abraham, President of the Federation of German food and Drink Industries
  • Address:Ms. Ganga Murthy, Sr. Economic Advisor , Consumer Affairs, Government of India*
  • Address: Mr. Peter Bleser, Minister of State for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Federal Republic of Germany
  • Vote of Thanks : FICCI

    Networking Cocktail & Reception

Day 2: 17th November 2011
  10:30-12:00 am

Session I A

Cultural Understanding of food - the codes of food in India. How do brands leverage these codes?

   Moderated By Sangeeta Pendurkar, MD, Kellog’s India


  • Prof. Pushpesh K. Pant, Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • Mr. Chandan Mukherji, AVP-Consumer & Customer Insight, Nestle
  • Mr Santosh Desai, MD & CEO, Future Brands*
  • Mr. Harpreet Singh, GM –Packaged Foods, Hindustan, Unilever Ltd.*
  • Mr. Chandramouli Venkatesan, Category Director- Chocolates & Strategy at Cadbury India Ltd*

10.30 –10.45 am

Session III A

Keynote address: Mr. V N Gaur, CEO, FSSAI


10.30 –12.00 am

Technical Session II A

Session Chair: Mr.V N Gaur, CEO, FSSAI


  • How IT can increase compliance ,Mr.Sanjiv Mital, CEO, NISG
  • 10 Mantras for successful implementation of FSSA, Ms. Padmaparna Dasgupta, Head Policy, Regulatory, R&D(Strategy & External Affairs) GSK
  • Non Invasive Quality Determination of foods Prof. Bernard Tauscher, Germany
  • Role of local governance in food safety Dr. Gopal Naik, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

Session III A

Processing Technologies for waste reduction and by-product utilisation


  • Whey and Whey Components as Ingredients with outstanding nutritional and functional Properties Mr.Georg Herbertz, Germany
  • Seaweed cultivation: Socio-economic Sustainability, Mr. Abhiram Seth, Aquagri
  • Mr. Abhijit Naik, Managing Director, Yashwant Energy


12.00 –12.15 pm Networking Tea Break
12.15 –14.00 pm
Parallel  Session: III Parallel  Session: IV

Session I B

The evolving Consumer
Chair: Mr. D Shivakumar, Managing Director, Nokia India*


  • Creating New Brands/Categories –TV Channel Food Food - 360° Approach, Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, Khana Khazana India Pvt Ltd.
  • Retail : Driving Consumption through new windows, Mr. Damodar Mall, President-Food Business Divison, Pantaloon Retail Limited*
  • Globalisation of Food Production: The Case of the Dairy Sector Georg Herbertz, Germany
  • Growing Aspirations in Rural India,
    Mr. Pradeep Lokhande, Founder, Rural Relations
  • Promoting sustainable consumption in India – examples from Indo-German cooperation, Mr. Patrick von Braunmühl, Senior Advisor, GIZ

Technical Session II B

Session Chair: Mr S. Dave, Chairman Codex Alimentarius Commission*


  • Risk Management and Risk Communication, Dr. JI Lewis, Consultant Marico Limited*
  • Food Regulation on Confectionary Products, Mr. Shashi Mishra, Director Innovation & Regional Innovation Lead, Wrigley India
  • Is regulation the only way forward – case studies on self regulation, Dr. Vilas R Shirhatti, President Technology, Birla Research and Life Sciences
  • CODEX: Relevance for India, Mr. Shaminder Pal Singh, Vice President-Scientific & Regulatory Affairs, PepsiCo Holdings (P) Ltd

Session III B

R&D in Health and Wellness foods
Session Chair: Dr. A. S. Bawa, Director, DFRL


  • Comprehensive Approach to health & Wellness in Food Processing Industry, Mr. Atul Bhatia, Executive Director-R&D, Kraft Foods Inc.
  • Leveraging traditional knowledge and modern technology - mass market opportunities, Ms Rinka Banerjee Regional Technology Director-Foods, South Asia, Hindustan Unilever Limited
  • Are Organic Foods Functional and Healthy? Prof. Bernhard Tauscher, Germany
  • Leveraging non-conventional technologies in nutraceutical industry, Dr. Arvind Lali, Centre for Biosciences
  • Development of healthy foods – Role of Nutrition Research , Dr. Jane Durga, Leader of Cognitive Sciences Group, Nutrition & Health Department-Nestle, Switzerland


14.00 –15.00 pm Networking Lunch
15.00 –16.30 pm
Regulations: Role in Innovation

Industry-Academia-Government Interface

  • Dr. A. S. Bawa, Director, DFRL
  • Dr. Amrik Singh Sidhu, Director, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research , Bangalore*
  • Dr. Deepa Bhajekar, Managing Director, MicroChem Silliker
  • Prof Smita Lele, Professor and Head, Institute of Chemical Technology
  • Mr. Shaminder Pal Singh, Vice President-Scientific & Regulatory Affairs, PepsiCo Holdings (P) Ltd
  • Mr. Prabodh S Halde, Head-Product Integrity, Marico Limited
  • Ms. Meghna Nanda Dasgupta, Manager-Regulatory Affairs, Foods, Hindustan Unilever Limited

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