World Tea Coffee Expo to take place at Mumbai November 2019

World Tea Coffee Expo to take place at Mumbai November 2019

India is becoming a global hub for the tea, coffee and allied sectors. Both as a consumer and as a producer. The 7th edition of World Tea Coffee Expo will take place at Bombay Exhibition Centre from 21 – 23 Nov 2019. It is set to offer an unparalleled networking opportunity for serious industry players. They will be able to meet and undertake business and also understand and determine future trends.

The Global RTD (Ready-to-Drink) Tea & Coffee market is continuing to expand and likely to grow at approx 9% through 2022 with major contribution coming from rapidly expanding organized retail chains offering variety of products in innovative and user-friendly packaging. South Asia has seen a considerable upsurge in production, investment in modernization and up-gradation of facilities.  Overall consumption has risen backed by attractive branding/packaging and easy access due to mushrooming of e commerce portals.

World Tea Coffee Expo- Exhibitors

With 90+ exhibitors from 8 countries including government pavilions and 4000+ trade visitors, WTCE 2019 will showcase innovative Tea and coffee products/brands, machinery, equipment, packaging, technologies, vending solutions, sugar/sweeteners, biscuits & cookies, flavours, Retail Chains, certifications, Premixes, government boards etc. South Asia’s largest dedicated annual gathering for this industry, WTCE enables mega-deals. Identify market trends, global drivers, challenges, constraints, threats and investment opportunities of the RTD Tea Coffee market. It also creates awareness on market penetration strategies – both local and global. The Trade show is accompanied by a 2-day high level conference and workshops on last day.

In recent times, a host of regional players have initiated national expansion strategies which are supplemented by networking events like WTCE enabling them to find bulk buyers, appoint distributors & agents and create overall branding with smaller marketing budgets. Such players are from Assam, Siliguri, North East, Himachal Pradesh, Nilgiris etc. For small farmers, estates WTCE offers a perfect platform.  Sit down with larger players and network with similar business associates. International companies have found WTCE to be the definite platform for penetrating or expanding their activities across India. WTCE offers huge potential for appointing Distributors, Bulk orders, joint ventures, franchising, networking, knowledge-sharing, meeting government officials, marketing alliances and overall branding to decision makers from India and abroad.

Asia Pacific Region

The Asia-Pacific region is the fastest growing market for RTD Tea Coffee and is also witnessing maximum geographical outreach. The Indian tea and coffee market is one of the largest in world in terms of production, consumption and growth prospects. However, future success depends largely on the use of the latest technology. Seamless up-gradation of existing facilities, adapting to e commerce and cost effective processing. omething WTCE strives for. For further information about the World Tea Coffee Expo please log onto or call on +91 9819845133 or email to [email protected]

Source: Sentinel Exhibitions Asia P Ltd

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