Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), Government of India is organizing a mega international food summit, World Food India in New Delhi from 3 – 5 November 2017.
A Hackathon would be organized coinciding with the World Food India event.
Description : Nowadays food consumer are very health conscious. People want to know the nutritional profile of the food material they consume in terms of their energy content, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals and phytochemical. Such app will help the consumers to select proper food products. It will also help the consumers to select a food product as per his/her budget and as per his/her nutritional requirements. Different gender and age groups have different nutritional requirement profile and it is hard for each and every personal to consult doctor or dietician to decide their food dietary requirement. An app which can provide details of nutritional profile of the different types of food and food products and then its linkage to consumers’ requirement can boost a healthy life style of food consumers. It will also help to take proper decision for food selection; can help in save money, time, efforts, and energy. It will also help to reduce the food wastages. There are several regional and traditional food which may have very nice nutritional food profile but due lack of their nutritional details consumer don’t use them. Such app may help consumers to connect and bring the good awareness among consumers and make traditional/conventional food also popular. Food processors and producers will get good prices to their products. It may help to reduce the geographical and other barrier between food and consumers. It may help to enhance the health of food consumers and reduce the load on medical bills also.
The Food Processing Industry is one of the largest industries in India and ranks fifth in terms of production, consumption and exports. Food processing industry in India is a sunrise sector that has gained prominence in the recent years. Availability of raw materials, changing lifestyles and appropriate fiscal policies has given a considerable push to the industry’s growth. This sector serves as a vital link between the agriculture and industrial segments of the economy. To design solutions by leveraging technology for various problems in the food processing sector.
To design solutions by leveraging technology for various problems in the food processing sector.
Any correspondence with participant will be done through an email provided by the participant at time of filling the application form. Organizers are not liable in case of email delivery failures.
For any queries, please send mail at: HARIKRISHNA[dot]BHANUSHREE[at]CII[dot]IN