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News article2 December 2023European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency

EU Agriculture Commissioner Will Visit India With a Delegation Comprising Over 50 European Businesses

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European Union (EU) Commissioner for Agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski is going to visit India from 7th to 9th December 2023. He will lead a business delegation of over 50 EU company representatives from the agri-food sector. As part of his visit, Commissioner Wojciechowski will inaugurate the EU Pavilion at two major exhibitions in New Delhi, SIAL and VINEXPO, on 7th December. This pavilion will showcase a diverse range of agri-food products from Europe, emphasizing the quality, safety, authenticity, and sustainability standards of European food and beverages. The visit aims to promote the export of EU agricultural food and beverage products to India, facilitating their presence in the Indian market and fostering business connections between the two sides.

The conference "The EU and India: a partnership in food excellence" provides an opportunity to explore various aspects, including ensuring the safety, quality, authenticity, and sustainability of agri-food products, trends in food and beverage (F&B) innovation, EU food quality policy on Geographical Indications, and products that are not widely available on the Indian market. High-level speakers, including Commissioner Wojciechowski, are expected to address these topics during the conference, shedding light on the partnership between the EU and India in achieving excellence in the food sector.

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2 December 2023
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European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency