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Conference schedule and list of speakers

The inaugural session of the conference will be coordinated by S Jafar N

The 4th Fresh India Show 2022 (FIS 2022) will be held in New Delhi on June 3 and 4, 2022 in Aero City, New Delhi, and is organized by Media Today Group.

FIS 2022 consists of Fresh India Global Conference, Exhibition, Networking Meetup and Awards. The event mainly focuses on strengthening the F&B industry in India while connecting businesses from across the globe. It will improve the functioning of agribusinesses as well as global availability, consumption and demand per capita.

India World Conference Schedule

The inaugural session of the conference will be coordinated by S Jafar N. Some of the most eminent personalities in their respective fields will grace the event with their presence including Gokul Patnaik, Chairman, Global AgriSystems, Dr Ashok Dalwai, Chairman, NRAA, MoAFW , Dr UK Vats, Managing Director, APEDA.

Manoj Ahuja, Secretary, Agriculture, Govt. of India, will join the event as Guest of honor.

Day 1-Session 1


List of speakers for the 1st session. Amit Lohani, Forum of Indian Food Importers (FIFI), will moderate Session 1.

Opportunities for international fresh produce trade

  • HE David Pine, High Commissioner, New Zealand High Commission

  • HE Ali Chegeni, Ambassador of Iran to India, Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran

  • Mr. Nitin Verma, Agriculture Counsellor, High Commission of Canada

  • Ms. Marcela Zuniga Alegria, Sales Representative, PROCHILE

  • Mr. Mark Rosmann, Agricultural Attaché, United States Embassy,

  • Mr. Kiran Karamil, Agriculture Adviser, Australian High Commission

  • Mrs. Babette Desfossez, Commissioner for Trade and Investments, Embassy of Belgium (FIT)

  • Mr. Angelo Mauricio, Agricultural Attaché, Embassy of Brazil

Session 2

2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.

The discussion topic and list of speakers for Session 2. The moderator for Session 2 will be Gokul Patnaik, President, Global AgriSystems.

Impact of e-commerce in the fresh produce trade

Online Food Retail and Grocery, Global Trends

Natalia Bammatova – Journalist, Eurofresh Distribution Magazine, Moscow

Moderator: – Gokul Patnaik, President, Global AgriSystems

Impact of e-commerce on fresh F&V trade

Rajesh Prasad – Business Leader, Amazon Fresh

E-commerce for organic products

Deepak Sabarwal, Co-Founder and CEO, Earthy Tales Organics Pvt Ltd

Yogesh Kedari, Senior Vice President, Dehaat Green Agrivolution Pvt. ltd.

Agricultural Startups / Online Delivery – Impact on Traditional Formats.

by: Mihir Mohanta – Mother Dairy

Session 3

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The discussion topic and list of speakers for session 3. The moderator for session 2 will be S Dave – Former Chair, Codex Alimentarius Commission & FSSAI Advisor.

Indian Fresh F&V Trade and Imports – Issues and Opportunities

  • Sumit Saran – Director, SS Associates

  • Ajay Chopra – Managing Director, Wonderberry Banana

Mayank Tandon – Sr. VP-Fresh Produce, Freshtrop Fruits Limited

Day 2-Session 4


Emerging Market for Exotic Fruits and Vegetables – Challenges and Opportunities

Moderator: Azhar Tambuwala, Sahyadri FPO Co.

New Crop Varieties – Challenges and Opportunities

Future Prospects of Soft Berry Industry in India

Bharat Bhojane, Vice President Asia Pacific, Ekland Mktg Co. of California

Global scenario and India as an emerging market for mangosteen and rambutan

Chintu Jose, Operations Manager – Fruits Valley Farmers Producer Co. Ltd.

Session 5


Next Generation Entrepreneurship and New Technologies as GameChanger

Richard Vollebregt, President and CEO – Cravo Equipment Ltd. & Rajender Kumar, BDM-SEA

Agricultural Chain Disruption via Farmer Collaboration – Ekyaam Mango Case Study

Mukesh Khandelwal, Chief Innovation Officer – INNOTERA

Technologies for extending the shelf life of fruits and vegetables

Mukul Sareen – Co-founder, Keep it Fresh

Decco Post-harvest Technologies – Reach and impact in FnV sector in India

Kunal Rawat – Specialist – Food Value Chain, UPL Limited

Session 6

12:30-1:15 p.m.

Empowering Himachal Pradesh Apple Growers

Satyendra Gaur, Business Manager, Adani Agri Fresh Ltd.

Haryana Crop Cluster Development Program

Mr. Salil Jeena, Team Leader (PMU-EY) and Dr. Rajat Sharma – SMS, Department of Horticulture, Govt. of Haryana

Session 7

2:15 p.m.-3 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Round table: Challenge of logistics and transport of perishable fresh foodstuffs

  • Moderator: Pawanex Kohli – Founding CEO – NCCD – National Center for Cold Chain Development and Advisor to Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Govt. from India

  • Dr. Azhar Pathan – Export Business Manager, Merhaba Agro-Export Pvt. ltd.

  • Nishith Shalwala – Export Business Manager, Intercont Freight Liner Pvt. ltd.

Session 8

3:30 p.m.-4 p.m.

Women in the fresh produce trade

  • Moderator: Shubhi Mishra, Advisor, UK-INDIA Business Council

  • Archana Singh, Founding President – Siddharth Agro Organica

  • Ch. Kavyasri, CEO – Srinu Agro Tech Private Limited

Session 9

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Hours of Operation / Networking

First published: Jun 01, 2022, 04:31 IST

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