SHILLONG: The Government of Meghalaya and M/s Intr Ads, New Delhi with the support of Salon International de l’Agroalimentaire, better know as SIAL have decided to jointly organize the ‘North East Food Show’ in Shillong between December 4 to 6, this year. The food show will he held at the NEHU campus, Shillong.
The first meeting of the advisory council of the food show was held today and was widely attended by representatives of the northeastern States and the Central Government bodies, representatives of various food-based industries, representatives of various organizations within the hospitality sector and the various associations related to the food sector.
The first advisory council meeting discussed several issues relating to the conduct of the event and several useful suggestions have been noted and will be acted upon by the partners.
This will be the first event of its kind being participated in by SIAL in the Northeast, and the State seeks to emerge as a food processing hub for the whole North-east as well the other South-east Asian countries, in times to come.
The SIAL feels it to be a big movement forward in generating awareness and building networks relating to the food sector.
The partners believe that the North East Food Show will be a unique opportunity for both Meghalaya and the entire North-east region to reach out to the global community, create international platforms for food business, new markets for unique food products which are native to the region, access to new technologies and unlocking overseas marketing opportunities for the farmers of the North-east.