September 26: A four-day food technology exhibition kicked off at Sallaghari ground of Bhaktapur on Wednesday, September 26. The food-tech expo organised by Olampia Exhibition Private Limited in collaboration with ERM Concept Pvt Ltd was inaugurated by President of Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC), Rajesh Kaji Shrestha.
Speaking about the relevance of the expo, Shrestha opined that the expo will contribute to the rise of the country’s economic activities at international level.
According to the organiser, the exhibition will promote in commercializing the products of Nepal.
The exhibition featuring more than 100 stalls is open for visitors free of cost. It is being organised in two phases - Business Hour in the morning from 10 am to 3 pm and General Hour in the evening from 4pm to 6pm.
The exhibition has been displaying the latest innovative machineries and other products including food-processing machineries, bakery and dairy machineries, packaging machinery and materials , catering display and equipment , commercial kitchen equipment, ice cream machinery and plant, cold room and storage systems, juice processing and filling machinery, cleaning products and laundry machineries, food products and much more.
Around 10,000 observers are expected to visit the exhibition which will be opening till September 28. According to the event coordinator Kishor Bhattarai, the event will provide prospective clients a great opportunity for networking and start new business. He added that the event will also contribute to the country’s dairy industries.
The food-tech exhibition is the fifth edition of Food Tech Asia and Cold Chain Asia Expo, according to the organiser.