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4th Fresh India Show 2022: Conference Schedule and Speaker List

If you enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables and want to learn more about government programs, new culinary trends, and cutting-edge technology, then the 4th Fresh India Show 2022 is for you. Read on to learn more about Fresh India 2022.

Kritika Madhukar
Some of the most prominent personalities in their respective fields will attend the event
Some of the most prominent personalities in their respective fields will attend the event

The 4th Fresh India Show 2022 (FIS 2022) will be held in New Delhi on the 3rd and 4th of June 2022 at WelcomHotel by ITC Hotels, Dwarka, New Delhi. The event is organized by Media Today Group. 

FIS 2022 includes the Fresh India Global Conference, Exhibition, Networking Meet, and Awards. The event mainly focuses on strengthening the F&B industry in India while also connecting firms from across the world. It will improve the way agribusinesses operate as well as global per capita availability, consumption, and demand.

Schedule of the Indian Global Conference

The inaugural session of the conference will be coordinated by S Jafar N. Some of the most prominent personalities in their respective fields will grace the event with their presence which includes Gokul Patnaik, Chairman, Global AgriSystems, Dr. Ashok Dalwai, Chairman, NRAA, MoAFW, Dr. U K Vats, General Manager, APEDA.

Day 1-Session 1

11:00 AM-1:00PM

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

Opportunities for International trade in Fresh Produce

  • H.E. David Pine, High Commissioner, New Zealand High Commission

  • H.E. Ali Chegeni, Ambassador of Iran to India, Embassy of Islamic Republic of Iran

  • Nitin Verma, Counsellor Agriculture, High Commission of Canada

  • Marcela Zuniga Alegria , Trade Commissioner, PROCHILE

  • Mark Rosmann, Agricultural Attaché, U.S. Embassy,

  • Kiran Karamil, Counsellor Agriculture, Australian High Commission

  • Babette Desfossez, Trade and Investment Commissioner, Embassy of Belgium (FIT)

  • Angelo Mauricio, Agricultural Attache, Brazil Embassy

Session 2

2:30 PM -4 PM

The topic of discussion and speaker list of session 2. The moderator of session 2 will be Gokul Patnaik, Chairman, Global AgriSystems.

Impact E-Commerce in Fresh Trade

Food Retail & Grocery E-Commerce, Global trends

Natalia Bammatova - Journalist, Eurofresh Distribution Magazine, Moscow

Moderator: - Gokul Patnaik, Chairman, Global AgriSystems

Impact of E-Commerce on Trade of Fresh F&V

Rajesh Prasad - Business Head, Amazon Fresh

Ecommerce for Organic Produce

Deepak Sabarwal, Co-founder & CEO, Earthy Tales Organics Pvt Ltd

Yogesh Kedari, Sr. VP, Dehaat Green Agrivolution Pvt. Ltd.

Agri Startups / Online Delivery - Impact on Traditional Formats.

by: Mihir Mohanta - Mother Dairy

Session 3

4:00 PM- 5:30 PM

The topic of discussion and speaker list of session 3. The moderator of session 2 will be S Dave - Former Chairman, Codex Alimentarius Commission & Advisor FSSAI.

Indian Fresh F&V Trade & Imports - Issues & Opportunities

  •  Sumit Saran - Director, S S Associates

  • Ajay Chopra - Managing Director, Wonderberry Banana

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

Day 2-Session 4

10:00 AM-11:15 AM

Emerging Market For Exotic Fruits And Vegetables - Issues & Opportunities

Moderator: Azhar Tambuwala , Sahyadri FPO Co.

New Crop Varieties - Challenges & Opportunities

Future Prospects of Soft Fruits Berry Industry in India

Bharat Bhojane, VP Asia Pacific Region, Ekland Mktg Co. of California

Global Scenario & India as Emerging Market for Mangosteen & Rambutan

Chintu Jose, Director Operations - Fruits Valley Farmers Producer Co. Ltd.

Session 5

11:15 AM-12:30 PM

New Generation Entrepreneurship & new Technology as a GameChanger

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

Disruption of Agriculture Chain via Farmers Collaboration - Case Study of Ekyaam Mango

Mukesh Khandelwal, Chief Innovation Officer - INNOTERA

Shelf Life Extension Technologies for Fruits & Vegetables

Mukul Sareen - Co-Founder, Keep it Fresh 

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

Kunal Rawat - Specialist - Food Value Chain, UPL Limited

Session 6

12:30 PM-1:15 PM

Empowering Apple Growers of Himachal Pradesh

Satyendra Gaur, Business Head, Adani Agri Fresh Ltd.

Crop Cluster Development Program in Haryana

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

Session 7

2:15 PM-3-3:30PM

Panel Discussion: Challenge of Logistics & Transport for Fresh Perishables

  • Moderator: Pawanex Kohli - Founding CEO - NCCD - The National Center for Cold chain Development & Advisor to Ministry of Agriculture & Farmer Welfare, Govt. of India

  • Dr. Azhar Pathan - Business Head Export, Merhaba Agro-Export Pvt. Ltd.

  • Nishith Shalwala - Business Head Export, Intercont Freight Liner Pvt. Ltd.

Session 8

3:30 PM-4:PM

Women in Fresh Product Trade

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

  • Archana Singh, Founder Chairperson - Siddharth Agro Organica

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

Session 9

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Open Hour / Networking

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