Food and hotel industry expo Aahar 2017 begins today
South Asia's largest food and hospitality show- AAHAR, now in its 32nd edition, will run from March 7-11, 2017. Aahar has become a well known and globally acclaimed brand over the years.
The show is organised by India Trade Promotion Organisation with the active support of Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India and the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), along with leading trade associations.
The show will be inaugurated by the Hon'ble Minister for Food Processing Industries, Government of India, Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, on March 7, 2017 at 10.00 a.m., Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Over 900 exhibitors are taking part in the fair covering an area of 60000 sq. mtrs. (Approx.), spread over 14 halls.
It is pertinent to mention that Aahar has a significant foreign participation. As many as 72 foreign companies are participating in the fair. The countries include USA, China, Canada, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Russia, Poland, Turkey, Bulgaria, Spain, Oman, Korea, Sweden, Thailand, UAE, Peru and Lebanon.
ITPO has made a special provision in Aahar for promoting 'New and Young Entrepreneurs' by offering them space at 50% of the normal tariff. The focus on new and young entrepreneurs will invigorate the youth to set up fresh innovative businesses. Ancillary activities such as technical seminars and the Culinary Art Competition will provide value addition to the show.