Nowadays, Tea and Coffee are not just beverages, but whole big business ventures. And also if you are interested to get into the business, you can get to know A to Z related to Tea, Coffee and allied sectors under one roof at the World Tea Coffee Expo 2018.
The World Tea Coffee Expo 2018 started on 29 November to 1 December 2018 and marks South Asia’s largest dedicated annual gathering of the Tea, Coffee and related segments.There are pavilions representing India, Indonesia and Sri Lanka at the three-day event, which is organized by Sentinel Exhibitions Asia Pvt Ltd.
The World Tea and Coffee Expo offers a sorted out road for all the business partners to meet up under a solitary rooftop for systems administration, business extension and thoughts trade. Slicing through a plenty of nourishment and sustenance handling shows and concentrating absolutely on the tea and espresso sections, the Expo has set up itself as the official Industry appear with only five versions added to its repertoire. The Expo investigates the possibilities of the Hot Beverage part as likewise exhibits mechanical advancements in this imperative segment.
The Expo offers huge potential for appointing distributors, Bulk orders, joint ventures, franchising, networking, knowledge-sharing, meeting government officials, marketing alliances, and overall branding.
The show has become the ideal launch pad for new products in the Indian markets especially for SMEs who don’t have large budgets.
Harshadeep Kamble, development commissioner (industries), Maharashtra; Chamari Rodrigo, consul general of Sri Lanka in Mumbai, and Angelia Pardede, deputy director, Indonesian Trade Promotion Centre, inaugurated the event.
Harshadeep Kamble said, “Besides being the commercial capital of India, Mumbai is an international destination, and such business events here establish the credentials of India’s tea, coffee and allied sectors in the global markets.”
Further he added, “At this event, we can find various kinds of tea. We are working to improve trade and exports for tea and coffee. The government is working to boost tea exports. The Government of Maharashtra is providing 20 per cent incentives to agri processing industries. We also help companies who export tea.”
Chamari Rodrigo said, “This is my first time at the exhibition. Sri Lanka is the fourth largest producer of tea and the second largest exporter (after China).” She added that the island nation always explored the markets for tea and other products.
Angelia Pardede said, “We have various varieties of coffee, and there is a good potential for Indonesian products.” Ashok Batra, consultant, market transformation and sustainable value chains, Rainforest Alliance, made a presentation on sustainability in the times of climate change.
He spoke about the key concerns for the tea market, such as soil erosion, climate change, chemicals, etc. He added that climate changes impacted tea production.
His presentation also covered the way forward, use of innovation and investment in technology to deal climate change, smart tea farming, scale-up low carbon processing practices and learning from other agricultural products.