Fresh Produce India delegates can join our organised visits to various places of interest for berry professionals.

Please note that you will need to register via form and spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Friday 28 April 2017

DELEGATE TOUR 2 - retail TRACK

14:30 Departure from Trident Hotel, Nariman Point

14:45–15:15 Tour of Crawford Market

Crawford Market, it is one of South Mumbai’s most famous markets. It is named after Arthur Crawford, the first Municipal Commissioner of the city. The market houses a wholesale fruit, vegetable and poultry market. Most of the sellers inside the market sell imported items such as foods, cosmetics, household and gift items. It was the main wholesale market for fruits in Mumbai until March 1996, when the wholesale traders were relocated to Navi Mumbai (New Bombay).

16:15–16:45 Tour of Nepean Sea Road

Nepean Sea Road, is an upmarket neighbourhood near Malabar Hill in South Mumbai. Nepean Sea Road is one of the costliest area in Mumbai. This place is having fruit & vegetable roadside vendors.

17:05–17:45 Tour of Reliance Fresh & Godrej Nature’s Basket Store

Reliance Retail started its journey in 2006 with the opening of its first Reliance Fresh store. Today Reliance Retail operates over 500 Reliance Fresh stores across 80 cities and sells over 200 metric tonnes of fruits and over 300 metric tonnes of vegetables every day. Reliance Fresh is India’s leading neighbourhood retail chain, synonymous with freshness & savings. With the three core promises of Fresh Hamesha, Available Hamesha and Savings Hamesha, Reliance Fresh is a one-stop-shop for fresh shopping, fresh savings and fresh happiness. From fresh fruits & vegetables to dairy, cereals to spices, processed food & beverages to home & personal care products, we have the entire gamut of your grocery needs covered.

Godrej Nature’s Basket is a gourmet grocery and fresh food store with a product offering from across the world. It is a venture of the Godrej Group. Godrej Nature’s Basket was founded in 2005 as a world food store and now operates 35 physical stores in cities such as Mumbai, the National Capital Region of Delhi (NCR), Bengaluru, Pune and Hyderabad. The retail chain sells fresh vegetables, fruits, cold cuts, meats, cheese, organic foods and dairy products. Today, it also operates as an online grocery store and mobile app platform which caters to 125 cities across India. Nature’s Basket acquired Mumbai-based online grocery store Ekstop.com in 2015 to strengthen online presence across 125 cities in India.

18:10 Arrive at Trident Hotel, Nariman Point

DELEGATE TOUR 1 - market TRACK

14:30 Departure from Trident Hotel, Nariman Point

15:30–16:30 Tour of Vashi Wholesale Market

A.P.M.C, the biggest wholesale market of Navi Mumbai is located in Vashi. It is not only Navi Mumbai’s biggest market for food grains and fruits but also the cheapest. In fact there is not a single agricultural produce market in Mumbai also which can stand parallel to the A.P.M.C. The shops are arranged categorically. There are four markets in the A.P.M.C, namely - Phase-I, Market-I which is the Onion and Potato Market; Phase-I, Market-II which is the fruit and vegetable market; Phase-II, Market-I which is the commodity market and Phase-II, Market-II which is the grain, rice and oilseed market.

16:40–17:10 Tour of HyperCity, InOrbit Mall, Vashi

HyperCity Retail (India) Ltd, founded in 2006, is part of the K. Raheja Corp. Group, a leader in the Indian retail sector. HyperCITY is India’s finest hypermarket offers its customers a dominating assortment of over 44,000 quality products across categories which offer great value in a large, modern and exciting format. It also offers other value added services like consumer finance, Coffee shop, Restaurants etc under one roof to make the shopping experience more rich, convenient and complete. HyperCITY launched its first store in Malad, Mumbai, which is spread over 120,000 sq ft. Today HyperCITY has 17 stores across Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Ludhiana, Amritsar, Jaipur, Pune and Ahmedabad.

18:10 Arrive at Trident Hotel, Nariman Point