NAFTC-India organized a business visit of milk processing units for Lekkerkerker in month of September. Lekkerkerker was in India to participate in International FoodTec event (22-24 September) at Mumbai, the business visit program was framed before and after this event. The visit program was focused in several geographies such as Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra. About 18 dairy plants were visited. The purpose of visit was to explore the opportunities of selling/ buying machines for Lekkerkerker, understand the market dynamics, customer behavior etc. In addition to look for a dealer in India compliant to the quality standards Lekkerkerker has. It was interesting to find difference in customer demand w.r.t. the geographies. Several enquiries and leads were generated during the course of visit. The Dutch dairy cluster was also promoted to different milk plants visited.
Some of the milk units being visited are VRS Foods (UP), Param dairy (UP), Siddhi group (GJ), Parag milk foods (MH), Prabhat dairy (MH), Schreiber dynamix (MH) etc.