New Delhi, 25 February 2017: Dr. Oetker India, a leading purveyor of western cuisine to India was honoured with ‘Best Food Machinery/Equipment Award’ by ASSOCHAM at ‘The 10th International Food Processing Summit & Awards’. With the strong foothold in Food Processing sector, ASSOCHAM has been organizing various meetings, summits and awards to facilitate communication between the Government and the industry.
Mr. Oliver Mirza, Managing Director & CEO, Dr. Oetker India on receiving the award said, “We are thrilled to have been honoured with this prestigious award from ASSOCHAM. The acknowledgement by industry partners only encourages us to continue to perform better and endlessly work towards our motto of ‘Quality is the best recipe’. We have done a decent job through the last decade in terms of changing the dynamics of food processing, but we believe it is only a start. With the launch of our new state-of-the-art plant next month, we aim to set new standards of excellence.”
Mr. Mirza also addressed the session on “Make in India – A Platform for Investment Opportunity in Food Processing Sector and through 100% FDI in Food Retail”. The event brought together industry experts, policy makers and academicians from India and around the world that brainstormed to make India the food bowl of the world and push for ‘MAKE IN INDIA’ initiative of the Government of India. He shared insights on Dr. Oetker’s journey in India, quick glance through soon to be launched state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Kaharani, Rajasthan and initiatives for the next few years.
About Dr. Oetker:
Oetker Group is a German conglomerate with six different business divisions namely food, beer and non-alcoholic beverages, sparkling wine, wine and spirits, shipping, banking and other interests. With about 30,000 employees, it is one of Germany’s largest family owned diversified industrial groups with a turnover of Euro 12 Bn. (approx.). The company is present in India since 2007 through its food division. It acquired a local brand FunFoods in 2008 and since has worked to grow the market of Western Sauces & Spreads in the country. It is now the leader in Mayonnaise, Sandwich Spreads, Salad Dressings and Peanut Butter apart from being present in many other categories. With a focus on offering products that adhere to the Indian food palate, FunFoods range of sauces and spreads help the woman of the house gain that confidence to create western food at home that is yummy without hurting the monthly budget.