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International Expo on Tea & Coffee Comes Back to Mumbai with Brand New Features

MM Kap - Wtce 2017 datesGrowing in size and stature every year, the 5th edition of World Tea Coffee Expo comes back to Mumbai from 16th Nov – 18th Nov 2017 with a host of enhanced features and activ­i­ties covering the entire gamut of the Hot Beverage sector. Globally recog­nized at a complete trade show for Tea, Coffee and allied sectors, the three day annual event shall witness about 90+ exhibitors from 8 coun­tries show­casing latest inno­v­a­tive prod­ucts, machineries, equip­ment, pack­aging, tech­nolo­gies, vending solu­tions, flavours, Retail Chains, certi­fi­ca­tions, Premixes, govern­ment boards etc.

The 5th edition shall have addi­tional features like an upscale Display show­case, wider range of networking events, a special section for e-commerce compa­nies, more educa­tional content and speakers at Conference and inter­ac­tive work­shops – including tasting sessions — by some of the best Baristas/Trainers, Tea Sommeliers and Chefs. 5th World Tea Coffee Expo Mumbai India is supported by Sri Lanka Tea Board and leading asso­ci­a­tions and cham­bers from across the world have pledged their support to this impor­tant industry initia­tive.

Since its launch in 2013, the expo has brought global industry players closer, enabled mega deals in addi­tion to being the defi­nite launch pad for new prod­ucts and tech­nolo­gies espe­cially for start-ups and SMEs who aspire for national / inter­na­tional expan­sion but have low budgets.

The 2016 edition hosted 67 compa­nies — including Pavilions from Tea Board of India and Sri Lanka Tea Board – which show­cased their best to a busi­ness visitor base of 3400+ which included senior level deci­sion makers comprising of Retailers, Wholesalers, Distributors, hypermarkets/multi-product retail chains, Tea/Coffee Estate owners, poten­tial fran­chisees, purchase managers of medium-to-large offices, HoReCa sector profes­sionals many of whom placed large orders with exhibitors. The 2-day hi level confer­ence discussed issues facing the sector and work­shops on last day imparted tech­nical skills. Experts from across India were a part of the confer­ence and work­shops.

“This niche Expo provides the perfect envi­ron­ment for the hot beverage industry to meet face-to-face and develop real busi­ness oppor­tu­ni­ties. WTCE facil­i­tates partic­i­pants to strike bulk deals, joint ventures/alliances, fran­chise deals, appoint marketing agents, knowledge-sharing, meeting govern­ment offi­cials and generate large number of busi­ness leads.” said Ms Priti Kapadia, Director, Sentinel Exhibitions Asia Pvt. Ltd, the orga­nizers of this unique trade show.

The global market for RTD (Ready-to-Drink) Tea and Coffee is expected to reach $150 billion by 2021 with an annual growth rate of 7%. The Asia-Pacific region is the largest market and also showing maximum growth. 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 use of latest tech­nology, seam­less upgra­da­tion of existing facil­i­ties, adapting to ecom­merce and cost effec­tive processing – some­thing WTCE strives for. For further infor­ma­tion please log onto or call on +912228625131 or email to

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