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India makes mark at global Food & Food Bevtech in Iran

India’s country level participation in the 23rd Iran Agro Food and  Food Bevtech, Tehran (May 30 – June 2, 2016) was organised by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO).  India’s participation  in  the   fair  assumes  a special significance  in  the  backdrop  of  recent Iran  visit of  the  Prime Minister Modi and  the bilateral Chahbahar deal to boost regional connectivity and  re-energise the International North – South Trade Corridor (INSTC). 

These projects aim to bring India closer to Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) comprising Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia. After the lifting of international   sanctions, Iran is now open for Indian   companies for business. As many as 36 leading Indian companies  highlighted  a range of food   items  including  basmati rice, sesame and cumin seeds, cocoa items, whole egg power, yolk powder, dairy products, beverages – included instant drinks, processed and frozen vegetables, whole spices, honey, wheat and its by-products, gums and additives, spices,  papad, etc.   
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