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The European Union Pavilion is coming to SIAL and VINEXPO India 2023!

Enjoy the excellence of European food and beverages and discover what makes European food ‘More than Food’ and a natural choice for businesses worldwide at SIAL and VINEXPO India on 7-9 December 2023!

Europe’s unique culinary traditions have generated a huge variety of food and beverage products that reflect the continent’s amazing diversity. The European Union Pavilions at SIAL India (Booth C10, Hall 1B) and VINEXPO (Booth F50, Hall 1B) will offer an immersive experience into this diversity and around the quality, safety, authenticity and sustainability of European food, informing and inspiring Indian buyers, retailers and distributors. Over three days, the EU Pavilion will host a series of cooking demonstrations featuring renowned Indian chefs, and product tastings. 


  • food industry
  • Thursday 7 December 2023, 10:00 - Saturday 9 December 2023, 18:00 (IST)
  • New Delhi, India


2023 Dec 1_SIAL press release
Recipe - Chef Guntas - Stuffed mushroom with basil pesto & gooda cheese
Recipe - Chef Guntas - Rocky roads
Recipe - Chef Guntas - Mushroom Pepper fry


  1. 7 Dec 2023, 10:00 - 9 Dec 2023, 18:00 (IST)
    Discover the agenda

    An introduction to the excellence of EU food and drink

    The agenda of events for the three days of the EU Pavilions is packed with product tastings, cooking shows and product workshops that will present the excellence of food and beverages from the EU. 

    Permanent tasting sessions will be offered at the pavilions each day, with EU products available for your sampling pleasure to include:

    • Cheese and Dairy
    • Pork and poultry  
    • Fruit and vegetables
    • Olive oil, olives and vinegars
    • Chocolate, confectionery and bakery products 
    • Wines, beers and spirits

    The European Union Pavilions will also highlight  ‘Geographical Indications’ (GI) - the EU’s own quality certification system to protect products unique to specific regions and their traditional production methods, in a series of product oriented sessions and live cooking shows: 

    • Cooking Shows by star chef Guntas Sethi and star chef Ajay Chopra
    • Product-oriented sessions:
      • Exploring Europe's Cheesemaking Traditions
      • A Journey Through European Confections and Chocolates
      • A Culinary Expedition through European Meat Delicacies
      • Unveiling the Flavors of European Fruits and Vegetables
      • European Olive Oils: The Taste of Tradition.

    The detailed programme of activities at the European Union Pavilion is available here. Feel free to share this programme and visit the European Union’s Pavilion with your local counterparts.

    For further information, please contact us at:  SIAL2023atagripromotion [dot] eu


    Official opening ceremony of the European Union Pavilion


    The European Union Pavilion’s official opening ceremony is your chance to get to know and learn about the true diversity of food and beverage products from across the 27 EU Member States, their quality and safety standards, authenticity and sustainable production characteristics.

    Join European Commissioner for Agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski as we kick off the European Union Pavilion in style with the help of our star chef, Chef Guntas Sethi Bhasin, as she skilfully prepares delicious dishes featuring top quality EU ingredients for you to discover.

    Don’t miss out! Join us for the Opening Ceremony on 07/12, in Booth C10, Hall 1B.


    Conference 'The EU and India: a partnership in food excellence"

    At the conference “The EU and India: a partnership in food excellence,” taking place at 11:30-13:30 on 8 December, you will have the opportunity to learn about ways to guarantee the safety, quality, authenticity and sustainability of agri-food products, trends in F&B innovation and products not yet widely available on the Indian market, with addresses by EU Commissioner for Agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski and other high-level speakers.

    More information here.


    B2B Matchmaking sessions

    In addition to the rich array of European food and beverages, the EU Pavilion will host a delegation of over 50+ EU company representatives from various food and drink sectors, creating excellent matchmaking opportunities for Indian buyers, retailers, and distributors. The business delegation will attend two B2B sessions, one at 15:00-17:30 on 7 December and the second at 14:30-16:30 on 8 December.


    The opening ceremony, EU Conference and B2B Matchmaking sessions are subject to registration. Please register here.


    Check the recipes:

    By Chef Guntas:

    By Chef Chopra:


Practical information

Thursday 7 December 2023, 10:00 - Saturday 9 December 2023, 18:00 (IST)
India International Convention & Exhibition Centre (IICC), Dwarka, New Delhi.
New Delhi, Delhi, India
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