Meghalaya will host a Northeast Food Show in collaboration with SIAL from December 4 to 6 next, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said on Wednesday.
The two-day event will be held at the North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) campus in Shilong.
Addressing the first advisory council meeting of the Northeast Food Show, Tynsong said the initiative taken by the Meghalaya government by creating the food processing directorate so that various products could be given value addition for the benefit of farmers.
Director of SIAL India, Adalyne gave a presentation on SIAL and its activities in different countries including in India, which is the SAIL’s newborn baby. She informed that the Indian Food Innovation Exhibition will be also organised by SIAL at New Delhi from September 19 to 21.
Participants at the meeting stressed the need to add value to various products produced by Meghalaya and other states in the Northeast so that these products would be known across the country and other countries of the world.