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Chennai to host 19th edition of seafood show

The oldest and largest seafood event in Asia, the India International Seafood Show (IISS) is all set to happen at Chennai Trade Centre from January 10-12, 2014, said a PIB release.

Organised by the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, in association with the Seafood Exporters Association of India (SEAI), the 19th edition of the three-day event will showcase products and services from the manufacturers and suppliers of processing machinery, packaging systems, certifications, processing ingredients, cold chain system, logistics etc.

The event will also have technical sessions conducted by global experts, on the latest technological developments in this industry.

So far, nearly 1000 delegates have registered their names with IISS. Around 306 stalls have been booked by the exhibitors from India, as well as USA, China, Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Argentina etc., of which 50 per cent are exporters of marine products and 25 per cent are the manufacturers / suppliers of equipment/ machinery and refrigeration. The rest are from aquaculture sector, packaging, ingredient/chemical manufacturers, Government agencies, labs, logistics etc.