Partners 2020

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Inorbit Malls (India) Private Limited a subsidiary of the K. Raheja Corp, is the pioneer of the mall culture in India. The company opened its first mall in 2004 at Malad, Mumbai. Today, it has a national presence with 5 operating Malls in major metro cities Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Vadodara, Bengaluru and Cyberabad. Inorbit Malls has an universal appeal and plays an integral role in the life of consumers; they are a one-stop destination for food, fashion and entertainment. Inorbit has won more than 75 awards including India’s Most Trusted Mall by Brand Trust Report 2014 and has been recognized at various national & international forums like IMAGES Awards, Asia Pacific Shopping Centre Awards, WARC, ICSC, Asia Consumer Engagement Forum, EFFIEs and ABBYs for their commitment in establishing community.

PepsiCo entered India in 1989 and has grown to become one of the largest MNC food and beverage businesses in India. PepsiCo India has been consistently investing in the country and has built an expansive beverage and snack food business supported by 62 plants across foods and beverages. PepsiCo India’s diverse portfolio includes iconic brands like Pepsi, Lay’s, Kurkure, Tropicana 100%, Gatorade and Quaker. In less than two decades, the company has been able to organically grow seven brands, each of which generate Rs. 1000 crores or more in estimated annual retail sales and are household names, trusted across the country.


PepsiCo’s growth in India has been guided by our vision to Be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. “Winning with Purpose” reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business. For more information,

Infiniti Mall is a premiere destination for shopping, entertainment and food in Mumbai. It is a subsidiary of K Raheja Realty Group, which has been in the business of construction and property development since 1956. The company has always enjoyed a great amount of trust and loyalty from its patrons over 5 decades. The group has successfully ventured into the areas of Housing & Real Estate, Hospitality, Finance and Retailing, to name a few. Amongst all its activities, the group has never left the society out of focus, to which it belongs. It has shouldered the responsibility to provide education and improve health standards of members of the society through Educational Institutes and Hospitals.

The first Infiniti Mall opened in 2004, at Oshiwara Link Road in Andheri (West). It houses 65 stores, a six-screen multiplex (PVR Icon), food court, Family Entertainment Centre and restaurants besides shopping. Owing to its success, the second property opened at New Link Road in Malad (West) in May 2011 and is now one of the biggest malls in Mumbai. It houses more than 200 shopping brands, multiplex, 36 food outlets and an FEC under the name Fun city. Rides like Astro Express, the only indoor 360° roller coaster in the country, Techno Pop, Play Maze, Drop Tower etc. are some of the other Italian designed rides and Arcade games. Moreover, Infiniti Mall Malad recently opened its doors to global indoor trampoline park sensation- BOUNCE. Spanning across 40,000 sq. Ft, this is Bounce’s first venue in India and has over 130 trampolines to suit the needs of all age groups.

Since its inception, the mall has won several prestigious awards like Most Admired Shopping Centre of the Year (West):India Shopping Centre Awards 2019, Images Most Admired Shopping Centre of the Year 2019 – Marketing & Promotion – West,  Images Most Admired Shopping Centre Of The Year 2018: CSR INITIATIVES, IMAGES Fashion Success Story Of The Year Mall + Retailer Collaboration 2018, IMAGES’ ‘Most Admired Shopping Centre Launch of the year: West 2017’, CMO Asia’s 6th BRAND SLAM Award for Marketing Excellence 2017, CMO Asia’s Most Admired Shopping Centre of the Year – Marketing & Consumer Promotions 2017, ET Retail’s ‘Retail Destination of the Year’, IMAGES’ ‘Most Admired Shopping Centre Launch of the year: West 2016’, CMO Asia’s Most Admired Shopping Centre of the Year 2016, Global Property Awards – Best Emerging Project of the Year 2016, Accommodation Times’ ‘Mall of the Year’ award for excellence in Real Estate – 2011, ET NOW’s ‘Retailer of the Year – Real Estate’ in 2012, CNBC Awaaz’s award for ‘The Best Retail Mall in Mumbai Metropolitan Region of the Year 2012’, amongst others.

Come discover it – the Infiniti way …!!!

“Coca-Cola in India is one of the country’s leading beverage companies, offering a range of healthy, safe, high quality, refreshing beverage options to consumers. The Company along with its owned bottling operation and other bottling partners, through a strong network of over 3 million retail outlets, touches the lives of millions of consumers, at a rate of more than 500 servings per second. Its brands are some of the most preferred and most sold beverages in the country – Thums Up and Sprite – being the top two selling sparkling beverages.

The Coca-Cola India system provides direct employment to 25,000 people and indirect employment to more than 150,000 people. The Coca-Cola system in India is contributing in its own small way to building sustainable communities through initiatives like Fruit Circular Economy for farmers, SMS Mission Recycling, Alag Karo and Parivartan and by reducing its own environmental footprint.”

VIVI HONEY AT A GLANCE: We at Allied Natural Product commenced our journey in 2014 with export of natural honey from India. Starting our export operations with USA, our dedicated manufacturing and quality control team helped us to expand our export profile to more than 15 countries within this short span of time. Having our factory at Sonipat, Haryana we aim to cater the consumers with international quality natural honey without hurting their pocket and become a name to reckon in the Indian honey industry. We source our honey on a PAN India level through a strong network of bee- keepers. Vivi honey is specially sourced from Uttarakhand and J&K which helps us to maintain the flowery aroma and a smooth taste of our product. We gently strain our honey to maintain the naturally occurring pollen and nutrients in our honey. *This New Year we aim to gift our target consumers an all-new specialized set of premium range of regular organic honey, acacia honey, black forest and sider honey in hygienic glass bottles within the reach of consumers.

At Goldiee Group, having an experience of Five Generations, we are endeavouring to cross every milestone with the invaluable support of our distributors, retailers & most sensible consumers.

The products are manufactured and packed in the state-of-the art facilities with the use of latest and advanced technologies in able and skilled hands. The in house laboratory under the supervision of qualified Food Technologist is a proof itself for the quality consciousness of the company.

We value our clients. In the same order we are equipped to meet global & local demands of different nations, states, cities in their own taste, flavour, culture and habitat. Goldiee family encourages your interest and enquiry. We look forward to everlasting, happy & enjoyable journey.

Giving India A Taste of Culture.

From the heartland of Bikaner to the home of every foodie, Bikaji has travelled a long way.

With its authentic taste, delectable flavours and soul-satisfying range, Bikaji has transformed eating into an enriching experience for the consumers.

With no compromise on authentic taste, Bikaji produces a wide range of Bhujia, Namkeen, Snacks & Sweets at one of the most advanced and state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Bikaner.

Bikaji stands tall as the highest producer of Bhujia in the world, with more than 60 tonnes of Bhujia manufactured every day. Around 250 tonnes of Bikaji products are sold every day, making Bikaji one of the most sought-after snack brands in India. Today, the world experiences Indian culture through Bikaji’s authentic taste.

Lovely Bake Studio is India’s first-of-its-kind home of 100% Eggless Baking offering an International range of Assorted Cookies, Organic Cookies, tempting Dry Cakes, Rusks, Biscuits, Indian Sweets, Frozen Sweets & Snacks, Gift hampers and much more! Now everyone can enjoy their favorite treats without any religious or health concerns! Lovely Bake Studio is also one of the first in the country to adopt modified Atmosphere Packaging technology in India that increases the shelf life of products without using any chemicals or preservatives. Our top-quality ingredients, original recipes and innovative packaging has made us one of the fastest-growing FMCG companies in India with presence across 2000 Supermarkets across, 20 States, 40 Cities in India & Dubai with growing exports to the Middle East, USA, Australia and Chile!

Dukes India is a market leader in Wafers (Modern Trade Chains)and is a significant player in most of the categories that it operates in India. Product quality & innovations has been two pillars of growth for the company’s growth. Dukes, in past three decades has carved a place in the consumers’ snacking platter in both Domestic & Exports market. Under the commendable mentorship of Mr. Ravinder Agarwal, MD, a visionary & industry stalwart, company has grown leaps & bounds in the product categories of Wafers, Biscuits, Confectionery & Chocolates. Company is aiming to touch greater heights in Indian market under the inspiring leadership of CEO, Mr. Arvind Sharma.

Dukes India has been serving the Indian market with its various products and has emerged as a household brand with pan India presence. Dukes is equipped with state of the art manufacturing facilities in multiple locations across India with a prestigious tag of being the largest exporter of Biscuits, Wafers and Confectionery in India. Company has a legacy of pioneering and following the concept of “Make in India. Sell to the World”.

Blessed with a fine balance of naturally occurring Calcium, Magnesium, Sulphate and Bi-carbonates, Vedica gushes from an underground spring and is packed at source in Uttaranchal. With a high pH of 7.9, it acts as a natural antacid. An antitode to our stressfull urban lives, Vedica gets you the best of Himalayas in every sip!

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Organic Tattva is one of the very few companies that test each and every product for 186 pesticides before the produce heads to the factory for CO2 fumigation and cleaning. We follow high standards of quality and hygiene. Along with being certified as per USDA, European Union and Indian organic standards, we are also BRC certified, Grade-A. We export our products to USA, UAE, Singapore, UK.

Our philosophy is based on the principles of health, ecology, fairness, and care. We are making an effort towards a sustainable agro-ecosystem that ensures soil & water conservation and reduced pollution.

Griffith Foods – India and Middle East region is part of Griffith Foods Global, established in 2005 in Bangalore. Supplies a wide range of quality & innovative food ingredients-marinades, snack seasoning, coating solutions, food bases and many more. We offer insights, culinary concepts, food science and sensory capabilities to help customers succeed through true collaborative innovation.

We cater to QSRs, hotels, cinemas, restaurants, caterers, food chains, snacking companies and protein processors through Griffith Foods and Custom Culinary® (a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffith Foods). Griffith Foods has a state of the art manufacturing facility & culinary center in Bangalore and a regional office in Dubai.

Griffith Foods is a family owned global company established in 1919 at Alsip, USA and is now present in close to 30 countries. Worldwide, we have over 3800 hands on employees to assist customers daily. Who we are, how we help our customers win, and what we do are all driven by our purpose – We Blend Care and Creativity to Nourish the World.

Nestleì is the world’s largest food and beverage company. We have more than 2000 brands ranging from global icons to local favorites, and we are present in 191 countries around the world. Some of our iconic brands in India are MAGGI, KITKAT, NESCAFE, CERELAC and MILKMAID among others.

Nestleì’s purpose is enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. We want to help shape a better and healthier world. We also want to inspire people to live healthier lives. This is how we contribute to society while ensuring the long-term success of our company.

We want to shape a better and healthier world. This was how we started over 150 years ago when Henri Nestleì created an infant cereal that saved the life of a child. Since 1866, we have created products that continue to enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future.

Glocal Square @ WTC Nagpur IS A 1.5 Million SqFt Mixed Use Transit Oriented Development (Retail Shopping Mall and WTC Office Spaces) Promoted by the GOEL GANGA Group. Geared to be India’s first retail mall located on a metro interchange at sitabuldi in Nagpur.Glocal Square arms to attract 2.5 lakh footfalls per day. The Project is One Of it’s kind. With an approval to operate 24×7 under the retail economic zone policy along with parking facilities for 1,500 car parks and 2000 two wheeler parks. The Project is set to be operational in two phases between Dec 2020 and Dec 2021.

Prestige Group, one of India’s largest real estate companies, has been a first mover in the development of shopping malls and experience centres in India with the opening of Forum Koramangala in 2004. Fifteen years hence, Forum is present in 6 cities and 8 malls receiving 7 Cr footfalls per annum. Forum Malls have opened 1800+ stores with a vision of having 25 malls, 5000 retailers and over 15 million sqft of retail space by 2023.

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Prestige Group, one of India’s largest real estate companies, has been a first mover in the development of shopping malls and experience centres in India with the opening of Forum Koramangala in 2004. Fifteen years hence, Forum is present in 6 cities and 8 malls receiving 7 Cr footfalls per annum. Forum Malls have opened 1800+ stores with a vision of having 25 malls, 5000 retailers and over 15 million sqft of retail space by 2023. At Forum, experiences are redefined. Here is a short video of how memories are created at Forum.

ANAROCK Retail Advisory Pvt. Ltd. is India’s leading retail advisory services team with 90+ Retail Experts, having collective experience of 4000+ retail transactions across 90 cities. Our team specialises in Retail Consulting and Retail Transaction Advisory & Management Services for our Retail & Leisure verticals that extensively cover the categories of Fashion, Home needs, Utilities, F&B and Entertainment. With proven expertise and in depth market knowledge our services cater to the various consumption segments of – General, Mid-Market to luxury retail, offering optimum solutions for every retail environment. Our experts provide strategic input on Indian market and helping them with implementation of their expansion plans.

A world-class mall in every facet, the iconic Orion Mall at Brigade Gateway is Brigade Group’s flagship mall venture and has won every accolade and prestigious award bestowed by the most recognized industry associations in India. This premium mall has set high standards across construction, architecture, consumer experience, and marketing; and quickly established itself as the benchmark among its peers. Spread across 8.2 lakh square feet, with every detail of a rich modern retail environment woven in. Orion Mall at Brigade Gateway is a true game changer in the mall industry.

Conceived with the idea of redefining neighbourhood shopping experience, Orion Avenue, formerly known as Orion East Mall, was launched in 2016. Conveniently located on Banaswadi Main Road, the mall has now become the primary shopping and lifestyle destination for surrounding areas of Frazer Town, Cox Town, Benson Town, HRBR Layout, Ulsoor and Kammanahalli among others. Brigade Group will open its third mall – Orion Uptown at Budhigere Cross, one of Bangalore’s fastest growing real estate corridors in April 2020.

Blue Star is India’s leading air conditioning and commercial refrigeration company, with over 7 decades of experience in building air conditioning and refrigeration solutions, Blue Star’s commercial refrigeration offerings are spread across various applications. Commercial refrigeration range includes Reachin Chillers & Freezers, Undercounter Chillers & Freezers, Modular Cold Rooms, Multideck Open Chillers, Island Freezers, Pastry Showcase, Visicoolers, Ice machines, Deep Freezers, Bottle Coolers etc.

The formation of Forum of Indian Food Importers was initiated by couple of like- minded importers of food products into India in August 2009. Rounds of initial interactions and delibrations led to the formation of the group by eight key importers as a platform to interact on regular basis to share and resolve common issues. A few such interactions were all that were required to agree on the need to formalise the platform.

The Forum of Indian Food Importers, or FIFI as it is popularly referred to, was in place by end 2009.

Forum of Indian Food Importers represents Food & Beverage Importers from India.

The objective of the FIFI is to :

Promote, encourge and support development of Food & Beverages Market in India.
Highlight issues relating to F&B products like FSSAI, Meterology, Animal / Plant Quarantine

Working with authorities to rationalise tarriffs and minimise non tariff barriers The objective of the FIFI is to promote, encourge and support development of Food & Beverages Market in India.

Founded in 1994 by Mr. Keyur Bhatia, we are one of the few organised processed foods distribution company in India. We have built our strengths in the area of food distribution and launching brands in widespread markets over the past two decades. We service both the retail and food service markets, with a presence in more than 30 cities in the west, south and north of India through 200+ distributors, reaching out

to 50,000+ secondary customers and 6000+ direct customers. We have developed lasting relationships with a supplier base that includes reputed multinationals as well as leading domestic FMCG companies. We operate modern, spacious warehouses, equipped to handle frozen, chilled and dry food products. Our largest last mile distribution center in Mumbai is a multi temperature 30,000 sq ft facility, conveniently located to service every corner of Mumbai city and we are growing our base by setting up TJUK warehouses in various other cities. Our operations are supported

by a competent team of experienced personnel, dedicated sales teams, product managers and brand managers all across the country.

National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) is the Voice of the Indian Restaurant Industry. Founded in 1982, it represents the interests of 500000+ restaurants, an industry valued INR 4,23,865 crores. Being the leading association of the Indian restaurant industry, NRAI aspires to promote and strengthen the Indian Food Service Sector. Headquartered in Delhi, the association in its 37th year has a pan India presence with members comprising of restaurants, suppliers and educational institutes associated with it.

NRAI is governed by a committee of members and led by a President and Office Bearers. The committee consists of over 35 Restaurant CEOs / Owners representing various national and international brands from the F & B sector. The Association works closely with a network of State and City chapter partners in Delhi, Mumbai, Gurugram, Bengaluru, Noida and Kolkata and will be adding new chapters in other cities as well.

NRAI launches its India Food Services Report once in three years which is the single source of credible information on various food service segments in the country and highlights magnitude of industry growth, consumption and impact on ecosystem. NRAI also launched the NRAI Youth Committee to support the young and new restaurateurs through Mentorship programmes and various sessions by the Industry Leaders.


Purchase Managers from hotels, restaurants, catering companies and the airline industry have joined hands to form an association of purchasing professionals ‘Hospitality Purchasing Managers Forum’ (HPMF), a non-profit organisation registered under the Charity Commissioner’s Office , Mumbai. HPMF is an interactive platform for purchase managers to share, interact, network, exchange their ideas, views and experiences on matters related to purchases and procurement.

Over 3000 members meet on a regular basis. Besides managers, assistant
managers are also the members of the forum. The objective of HPMF is to guide and organise hospitality procurement fraternity, to create a platform for convergence of procurement managers and vendors, to promote best practices and green initiatives, to encourage procurement of high quality products and to facilitate economies of large scale buying through collective procurement.”

HPMF plans to affiliate with reputed universities and institutes for special courses (six months and one year) on basics and intricacies of materials management. HPMF has also launched their interactive website which will soon be operative & act as an information directory for members to obtain key vendor information like new vendors/ black listed vendors / potential vendors etc.

HPMF team works with lots of enthusiasm, hope and determination to do something for the Purchasing fraternity from the Hospitality Industry.

with the vision of Empowering People in Retail and works to achieve immediate and lasting change in the lives of retail associates in India. We are solely committed to upgrading the lives of people in retail, both at work and at home.

TRRAIN has undertaken various initiatives to enable retail associates to upgrade their skills through TRRAIN Education Program and build pride and dignity through the TRRAIN Retail Awards and Retail Employees Day. TRRAIN’s initiative on building inclusive retail work force by training and employing People with Disabilities in Retail roles has received tremendous support from the industry.