Annapoorna World of Food India Biggest Food Event & Food Franchising Show Supported By Indian Franchise Association (IFA)

New Delhi, November 17, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRUrgent) Indian Franchise Association (IFA), India’s premier, non-political, not-for-profit body representing the Indian Franchise Sector announces its support to India’s biggest food event and first ever food franchising show Annapoorna – World of Food India. It is IFA’s endeavor to promote, propagate and popularize the concept of franchising as a mode of doing business across the industry verticals and to nurture the entrepreneurial skill of every Indian.

Annapoorna – World of Food India is the most significant International Exhibition and Conference for the Food & Beverage Industry. As a joint-venture of Koelnmesse GmbH and Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) & with the support of Indian Franchise Association (IFA), Annapoorna – World of food India will take place from 24th to 26th November 2010 in Bombay Exhibition center, Mumbai.

The annual trade fare for the food and beverage industry in Mumbai has reported excellent overall results in the past editions, thus confirming its role as the central communication and order platform for the Indian food and beverage market. Some of the exhibiting companies at the trade fare Ellaborating further, Peter Grothues, Vice President Food, Technology & Environment, Koelnmesse GmbH said, “India offers significant investment opportunities in the food sector and is likely to become a world player in this business.We are delighted at the support that IFA has offered to Annapoorna – World of Food India and hope this association continues year after year.“

The connotation for IFA at the show is to put forth the common and joint efforts of the companies that seek to expand their business through franchise. “India’s Food Business is set for a boom. We are pleased to be part of this medium and reach out to the potential franchisors and franchisees as they venture out in new businesses. As a pure B2B trade fare presenting a broad range of foods and beverages, Annapoorna – World of Food India offers an outstanding platform for acquiring information, placing orders and networking.” Said Mr. Mohit Ganglani, Business Head, IFA.

Indian Franchise Association (IFA) is India’s premier, non-political, not-for-profit body representing Indian Franchise Sector. IFA’s endeavor is to promote, promulgate and popularize the concept of franchising as a mode of doing business across the industry verticals and to nurture the entrepreneurial skill of every Indian.

IFA catalyses change by working closely with stakeholders and policymakers on policy issues, enhancing efficiency, competitiveness and expanding business opportunities for franchise sector through a range of specialized services and global linkages. IFA also provides a platform for Franchise sector consensus building and networking. Partnership with counterpart chambers across the world carry forward our initiatives of inclusive development in franchise business, which encompasses entrepreneurship, training, governance, skill development, etc. IFA serves as the first port of call for Indian franchise sector and the international franchise business community.

For further information, please contact: Franchise India: Madhulika D Singh, Sr Manager - PR & Corporate Communications: Ph - 09999747048, e-mail: smadhulika [at] franchiseindia [dot] net

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