Drink Technology India to host conference between 7 and 9 December

Drink Technology India 2022, which will be held at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, from 7 to 9 December, will host more than 250 exhibitors from across the globe and 3 days of knowledge-rich conference sessions

06 Dec 2022 | By Abhay Avadhani

drink technology India is expected to focus on the Indian food and beverage industry

Three shows held concurrently; Drink Technology India 2022, PackMach Asia Expo, and World Tea & Coffee Expo 2022, is a one-stop solution for all the production, processing and packaging requirements for beverage, food, pharma, FMCG and cosmetics industries. 

During the three-day show at hall 1 of Bombay Exhibition Centre, the exhibition will provide a platform for aseptic systems, packaging materials and labelling, PET technology, liquid filling and packaging technology. The exhibition will also witness products and solutions for process automation, logistics, transport, equipment and raw materials. 

The show is also hosting various unique conferences. The first one being a conference on Emerging technologies in the beverage industry, on 7 December. It covers topics such as - Impact on raw material supplies due to inflation across the world and panel discussions on strategies for sustainability and innovation in the beverage industry. 

The conferences broadly cover aspects related to the beverage industry, dairy; from raw materials to the various trends in consumer behaviour. It also contains a session on Circular economy: sustainable solutions for the beverage industry. 

Drinktec Worldwide is a network that embraces the international trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry: Drinktec, which is held in Germany, then there is Drink Technology India in India and China Brew. The show is expected to focus on the Indian food and beverage industry . As per VDMA, total demand for beverages is expected to increase by about 89% until 2022.|

The schedule of the conference
Emerging technologies in Beverage industry 

7 December: 

#1
Maharashtra leading the craft beer industry?
Time: 12:30 to 13:15

Moderator 
Abhishek (Chinsi), founder, Bombay Duck Brewing

Panellists 

• Manu Gulati, founder and Brewmaster, Effingut Breweries
• Vipul Hirani, CEO and founder, Crafters
• Saurabh Kimaya, Co Founder, Kimaya Brewing co
• Navin Mittal, Co Partner, Gateway Brewing co
• Chaitanya, Brewmaster and founder, Igloo Craft Beers


#2
Impact on raw material supplies due to inflation across the world
Time: 13:15 to 14:00 


Moderator
Rohit Raj, partner, Craft Beer Brewing Solutions

Panellists - 

• Mehul Patel, founder and Brewmaster, Wildcraft Beverages 
• Dhaval Nagda, Head brewer, Hapi Beer 
• Tejender Kumar, Head brewing operations, 7ink Brews
• Mahendra Verma, Assistant General Manager, Catalyst Bio


#3
Contribution of Non-alcoholic beverage sector to Indian economic growth & Atmanirbhar Bharat
Time: 14:00 to 14:20 Keynote session by
J.P. Meena IAS (Retd), secretary general, Indian Beverage Association


#4
Strategies in a Socio-Economic Environment for Beverage: Innovation and 
Business Sustainability
Time: 14:30 to 15:15

Moderator
Ramu Ramanathan, editor, PrintWeek and WhatPackaging?

Panellists -

• K Rathnam, CEO, Milky Mist
• Sanjay Singal, COO, ITC’s Dairy & Beverages Business
• Prateek Chaturvedi, COO, BrewDog India


#5
The Evolving Consumer Consumption Behaviour: Responding to Trends
Time: 15:20 to 16:05

Moderator 
Manu Misra, founder and director, Karn Consulting

Panellists -

• Rohan Rehani, Co-founder, Moonshine Meadery
• Ashtavinayak Paradh, Technical innovation - RTD, Pernod Ricard
• Manu Gulati, founder & master brewer, Effingut Breweries
• Shantanu Upadhyay, founder & CEO, Kati Patang


#6
Presentation by Leon Skaliotis, general manager, Flavourtech
Time: 16:05 to 16:15


#7
Ancient Beverages: Challenges and Marketing Opportunities in Tea Industry
Time: 16:20 to 17:05

Moderator 
Ritesh Mathur, founder, F2F Food and Beverage Consultants

Panellists -

• Parag Desai, executive director, Wagh Bakri Tea Group
• Dev Arora, CEO, Chai Point’s CPG Business
• Rudra Chatterjee, managing director, Luxmi Tea


8 December: 

#1
Future of craft beer business post pandemic?
Time: 12:30 to 13:15

Panellists -

• Shailendar Bisht, co-founder and CEO, Independence Brewing

• Ankit Sethi, founder, Brew Nation
• Duc Huy Nguyen, Regional Sales Manager, South East Asia, Fermentis
• Amar Srivastava, Co-founder, Siqera
• Vinayak


#2
New Product development - How to brew them - learning lesson
Time: 13:15 to 14:00

Moderator 
Ishan Grover, partner, Craft Beer Brewing Solutions


Panellists -
• Abhishek, founder, Bombay Duck Brewing Solutions
• Bruno Bonacchelli, Brewmaster, DVKSP
• Anurag, vice president, Catalyst Bio.
• Pradeep, head brewer, Goldrush


#3
How is Technology Revolutionising the Dairy Industry

Time: 14:30 to 15:15

Moderator 
Ramu Ramanathan, Editor, PrintWeek and WhatPackaging?

Panellists -

• Ragavan Venkatesan, founder, MD and CEO, Digivriddhi Technologies
• Samarth Setia, co-founder and CEO, Mr. Milkman
• Ravishankar G Shiroor, COO and co-founder, Stellapps Technologies


#4
Consumer Demand Trends in the Coffee Industry
Time: 15:20 to 16:05

Moderator
Suhas Dwarakanath, director, Benki Brewing Tools 

Panellists -

•  Arman Sood, co-founder, Sleepy Owl
• Akanksha Gupta, co-founder, BerryCo
• K Basavaraj, consultant, Acharya Kaapi Tech
• Pranathi Shetty, coffee grower and owner, Kolliberri The Coffee Farm


#5
Enhancing Milk Production Through Newer Technologies

Time: 16:10 to 17:00

Moderator 
Shiva Mudgil, senior research analyst

Panellists 

• K Rathnam, CEO, Milky Mist
• Kishore Indukuri, founder and managing director, Sids Farm
• Girish Chitale, partner, Chitale Dairy


9 December:

#1
Circular Economy: Sustainable Solutions for the Beverage Industry

Time: 14:30 to 15:15

Moderator
Ganesh kumar V, consulting editor


Panellists -
• K Ganesh, head - corporate affairs, sustainability and CSR, Bisleri International 
• Sudhir Jain, senior vice president, manufacturing and sustainability, Bira 91
• Darshan Vartak, head, packaging development and sourcing, Storia Foods and Beverages
• Rajendra Dobriyal, director, scientific and regulatory affairs, India and South-West Asia region, The Coca Cola Company
• Amol Jagtap, assistant director - tech, Food Safety and Standard Authority of India


#2
From Local to National and Global, strategies to scale up
Time: 15:20 to 16:05

Moderator
Manu Misra, founder and director, Karn Consulting


Panellists -
• Abhinav Jindal, founder and CEO, Kimaya Himalayan Beverages
• Ishan Varshnei, CEO, Latambarcem Brewers
• Chinsi, co-founder, Bombay Duck Brewing
• Mamta Arora Budhiraja, senior manager - regulatory affairs, Pepsico India Holdings

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