The ever-flourishing Indian alco-bev industry witnessed India’s only comprehensive international trade fair and conference, Craft Drinks India 2019, in Bengaluru on 3rd and 4th July this year.
Among the highlights was India’s only annual international conference, ‘Grain to Glass’, where a wealth of experience and expertise were offered, encompassing relevant topics and current trends in the industry.
Speakers at the conference included some of the prime movers of the alco-bev segment in India and abroad, drawn from across the beer, wine and spirits sectors.
Over 100 exhibitors displayed and shared their latest technologies and expertise from the alco-bev industry. There was a mix of new exhibitors as well as returning high-profile brands offering an array of products and services.
Riding on the overwhelming response from the community, the 2nd edition of Craft Drinks India organised yet another vibrant workshop conducted by Versuchs-und Lehranstalt Für Brauerei, Berlin.
The presentations on ‘Microbial Quality Assurance Plan and Beer Spoilage Bacteria’ elaborated on how to set up a quality assurance plan in relation to microbiology in a brewery.
Craft Drinks India 2019 also presented the Indian Flair Bartending Association’s Flair Challenge 2019, for the first time in Bengaluru. The flair and mixology competition was able to gain the much-needed attention for the bartending community in India.
The business-to-business event was jointly organised by PDA Trade Fairs and NuernbergMesse. The latter also organises the globally recognised Beviale cluster of beverage events.