• 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Registration of Delegates
  • 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    Inauguration of the Exhibition
  • 11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
    Tea Break
    Assembly at Auditorium
  • 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
    Inauguration of 14th WSC
  • 12:45 PM - 02:00 PM
    Visit to Exhibition followed by Networking Lunch
  • 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM
  • 02:00 PM - 02:15 PM
    Assembly at Auditorium for Technical Sessions
  • 02:15 PM - 02:25 PM
    Introductory Video presentation on “Indian Spice Sector”
  • 02:25 PM - 03:45 PM
    Technical Session 1: Country Perspective of the Spice Industry and Global Opportunities
    Dr. Sanjay Dave
    Former Chairperson of the Codex Alimentarius Commission and Former Advisor
    Mr. Sanjeev Bisht
    India Middle East Agri Alliance
    Mr. Mohammad javad Hosseini
    Deputy Chief of Mission
    Embasy of I. R of Iran in India
    Mr. Agus Prihatin Saptono
    Senior Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 03:45 PM - 05:00 PM
    Technical Session 2: Evolving Market Requirements for Spices Trade
    Mrs. Smita Sirohi
    Joint Secretary
    Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India
    Dr. M.R. Sudharshan
    Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs
    Dr. Sarah McMullen
    Country Director
    U S F D A
    Dr. Mwate Mulenga
    Counsellor Agriculture & Regulatory Specialist
    High Commission of Canada
    Mr. Fakhri Aliyev
    First Secretary
    Embassy of Azerbaijan to India
  • 05:00 PM - 06:15 PM
    Tea Break
    Visit to Exhibition (Hall 1)
  • 06:15 PM - 06:30 PM
    Assembly at Auditorium for the Awards Ceremony- 1
    Awards Ceremony-1 (Auditorium)
  • 06:30 PM - 06:35 PM
    Receiving the Chief Guest & Welcome address
  • 06:35 PM - 07:00 PM
    Cultural Program
  • 07:00 PM - 07:15 PM
    Address by the Chief Guest
    Smt. Anupriya Patel, Hon’ble MoS, Commerce, GoI
  • 07:15 PM - 08:00 PM
    Presentation of Export Excellence Awards for the years 2017-18 and 2018-19
    Smt. Anupriya Patel, Hon'ble MoS, commerce & Industry,GoI
  • 08:00 PM - 10:30 PM
    Welcome Dinner
  • 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Registration of Delegates
  • 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM
    Visit to Exhibition
  • 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
    Assembly at Auditorium for Business Session 1
  • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Business Session 1: Spice Based Applications : Potential & Prospects
    Mr. Santosh Kumar Sarangi
    Additional Secretary & Director General Foreign Trade
    Government of India.
    Mrs. Sushma Srikandath
    Managing Director
    AVT McCormick
    Topic 1: Spices for colors, extracts, and emerging applications at CIDCO Auditorium
    Topic 2: Consumer Preferences and Emerging Trends: Ground & Blended Spices
    Dr. Sushil Kumar Mansotra
    Chief Marketing Officer
    Mahashian Di Hatti Pvt Ltd
    Topic 3 : Spices for Health, Wellness & Nutraceuticals
    Dr. H N Shivaprasad
    Global Business Development, Botanical Health Care
    Topic 4: Future of Food & Role of Spices in Food Design
    Mr. Prakash M G
    Managing Director
    International Flavours & Fragrances
    Topic 5: Spice-Based Seasonings & Sauces: Opportunities for Growth
    Ms. Evangelin Francis
    Head (R&D)
    Symega Food Ingredients Limited
    Topic 6: Responsible Food Packaging and Emerging Trends
    Dr. Saha N C
    Former Director
    Indian Institute Of Packaging
  • 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Product Launch
    1.Onboarding of Flavourit spices to Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) in association with YES Bank
    2. Launch of cardamom based nutraceutical capsules ‘ Recovereez Forte’, by Dr. Prashant Varkey, Zum Helen Diagnostic & Therapeutics Pvt Ltd
    Tech Talks (Auditorium)
    1. M/s. Flavourtech, Australia, Processing Machinery
    2. M/s. Envirocare Lab on Laboratory Services
  • 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
    Awards Ceremony-2
  • 01:00 PM - 01:05 PM
    Receiving the Chief Guest & Welcome Address
  • 01:05 PM - 01:20 PM
    Key note Address by Shri. Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister, Commerce & Industry, Government of India
  • 01:20 PM - 02:00 PM
    Presentation of Spices Export Excellence Awards for 2019-2020 and 2020-2021
  • 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Networking Lunch
  • 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
    Concurrent Session
    RBSM between pre-registered importers & exporters of Spices (Banquet Hall near to the Auditorium)
    Cookery Show (Central Hall)
    Cookery Show Taj Vivanta, Navi Mumbai
  • 06:00 PM - 06:45 PM
    Visit to Exhibition
  • 06:45 PM - 07:00 PM
    Assembly at Hall 2 for the Cultural Program
  • 07:00 PM - 07:30 PM
    Cultural Program
  • 07:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    Gala Dinner
  • 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
    Business Session 2 : Global Spice Markets: Trends & Opportunities
    Presentation by International Spice Trade Associations
    Mr. Amardeep Singh Bhatia IAS
    Additional Secretary, Government of India & Chairman Spices Board India
    Chairman, Federation of Indian Spice Stakeholders
    Mrs. Laura Shumow
    Executive Director
    American Spice Trade Association
    Ms. Hoang Thi Lien
    Vietnam Pepper & Spice Association
    Chief Expert
    All Nippon Spice Association (ANSA)
    Executive Manager
    Cambodia Pepper And Spices Federation
    Mr. Sarada M D Silva
    Former Chairman
    Spice Council of Sri Lanka
  • 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
    Business Session 3: Crop & Market Reports
    Sathiyan IFS
    Secretary, Spices Board & Chairman-WSC
    Spices Board India
    Mr. Kirandip Singh Swani
    Managing Director
    Swani Spice Mill Pvt Ltd
    Mr. Hemen Ruparel
    Managing Director
    Samex India Pvt Ltd
    Mr. Shiraz H
    AVP, Procurement & Agri Projects
    A V T McCormick Ingredients Pvt Ltd
    Ginger & Turmeric
    Managing Partner
    Laxmi Enterprises
    Seed Spices : Coriander & Fenugreek
    Mr. P C K Maheswaran
    P. C Kannan & CO.
    Seed Spices : Cumin & Fennel
    Mr. Shailesh Shah
    Jabs International Private Limited
    Mint & Herbs
    Mr. Rajendra Pratap Ghogale
    Managing Director
    Callisons Flavors Pvt Ltd
    Nutmeg & Mace
    Mr. Anand Kishor
    Kuruwa Enterprises
    Dehydrated Garlic Products & Onion: Can India Replicate Onion Success Story in Garlic
    Mr. Suvan Sharma
    Jain Farm Fresh Food Ltd
    Mr. Gopaal Ahuja
    Navi Mumbai Merchants' Chamber
    Developing Markets for ready to Eat food
  • 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM
    Plenary Session of WSC 2023 & Concluding Remarks
    Mr. Amardeep Singh Bhatia IAS
    Additional Secretary, Government of India & Chairman Spices Board India
    Sathiyan IFS
    Secretary, Spices Board & Chairman-WSC
    Spices Board India
  • 01:00 PM - 01:10 PM
    Vote of Thanks
    Mr. B N Jha,
    Director Marketing (i/c), Spices Board
    and Organizing Secretary, WSC 2023
  • 01:10 PM - 02:00 PM
    Networking Lunch at Hall No 2
  • 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM
    Visit to Spice Processing units
    1. Visit to Spice Processing units: (Limited to overseas delegates)
    M/s Laxhmi Enterprises, Navi Mumbai
    M/s Swani Spice Mills Pvt Ltd, Mumbai
    2. Visit to APMC, Navi Mumbai (Limited to domestic delegates)