AIBX 2021: Long-term opportunities for Australian processed foods in India

AIBX Agrifoods

Online event.


Australia's ties with India are long-standing and strong, and while India is focused on its pandemic recovery, India remains an important market and partner for Australia.

Join our panel of business leaders and experts to hear how the pandemic is changing consumer demand and how companies can continue to engage within India in a mindful manner, to foster long-term partnerships.

Austrade, in partnership with Asialink Business, is pleased to present this Series as part of the Australia India Business Exchange Program for 2021.

Understand The Sector

Australia’s clean and green reputation, coupled with India’s growing awareness of international brands and health products, is driving demand for Australian processed foods in India.

  • There are 30 million Indians spending over A$44,000 per year on consumer goods and another 4.8 million Indians with annual incomes in excess of A$218,000.
  • Imported agricultural products in India reached A$6.94 billion in 2019, with tree nuts, prepared foods, and dairy products amongst the fastest growing segments.
  • E-commerce in India is expected to increase exponentially, with 350 million online shoppers and growing.


Rajat Wahi – Partner, Deloitte India

Shalini Valecha – Associate Director, Economics and Trade, Australian Food and Grocery Council

Joel Carlyon – General Manager, International Sales & Marketing, Hive + Wellness

Stuart Rees – Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner South Asia, Austrade

The event will be moderated by Shiraz Engineer – Associate Director of Strategy and Capability at Asialink Business.

Please visit the Asialink Business site for more information.