Meghalaya to Host 'Northeast's Biggest Food Exhibition' from 4-6 December

Meghalaya to Host 'Northeast's Biggest Food Exhibition' from 4-6 December

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Shillong, November 3, 2019:

Food innovators across the Northeast will be stoked to learn that the Government of Meghalaya, in association with SIAL, is organizing the 'Northeast Food Show' from December 4-6 at the Polo Grounds in capital city Shillong.

This much-awaited food exhibition, which is being touted as "Northeast's biggest food exhibition", is expected to showcase the varied flavors of Northeast India and provide a platform for the up-and-coming enterpreneurs of the region.

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Meghalaya's Chief Minister Conrad Sangma has disclosed that he was inspired to organize an event of this scale and magnitude in his state after visting SIAL, Paris.

"I felt that there was a clear connect between SIAL and Meghalaya. That is where we decided that we will partner with SIAL and bring SIAL to Meghalaya, also", said Sangma, adding that the program in Shillong will likely be a "game changer" for the region.

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The Government of Meghalaya believes that this kind of platform will enable the entrepreneurs of Meghalaya and the food processors of Meghalaya to "take advantage" of the network that is coming, and provide a boost for them.

The initiative is expected to help make the young entrepreneurs and food processing industry of the Northeast shine on the world stage, in front of a global audience.

It may be mentioned here that the Global Food Marketplace (French: Salon International de l’alimentation, or SIAL) is a trade fair held every two years, which specializes in the food processing industry. This event was first held in 1964, in Paris, and is now being held in different corners of the globe.

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Nov 03, 2019