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Three-day millets international trade fair from Jan 18 next

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

A three-day Organics and Millets International Trade Fair will be held here from January 18 next with the focus on as the source of 'Smart Foods', for agriculture N H Shivashankara said Friday.

The fair is governments flagship event and more than 250 exhibitors from various countries and the state would participate, he told reporters here.

"The second edition of the Organics and Millets International Trade Fair 2019 will be the largest congregation of Indias Organic and Millets community.

Through this event, we want to emphasise our positioning of as the Organics and of India," the said.

To create awareness and encourage participation, said road shows would be conducted in Coimbatore, and besides in some foreign countries.

District level 'melas' in key districts across the state would also be conducted.

"We will also be conducting roadshows abroad to rope in foreign delegations, buyers, food processors, bloggers and journalists," said.

The said the fair would address all aspects of the value chain, from farm to shelf.

"It provides the perfect launch pad to position Karnataka as not only a source for smart foods and businesses, but also a source of Customers, Next Gen markets and a source of new opportunities," he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, October 05 2018. 19:10 IST