Trends and Statistics ; Industry Stats The specialty food industry continues to grow at a strong clip. By comparison, all food sales at retail grew by an anemic 2. Total unit sales for specialty foods were up Specialty foods are outpacing their non-specialty counterparts in almost every category, as consumers continue to become more aware of quality in their food choices. Categories aligned with better-for you options, health and wellness, and freshness are growing fastest. According to the research: While the specialty food industry enjoyed an overall upturn, growth at retail and foodservice slowed over the previous year, to 5. Increased purchases online contributed to slower year-over-year growth, says Mintel. Mainstream retail channels are heating up. Millennials, a convenience-oriented consumer group, buy specialty foods wherever they shop.
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The reforms focus to create a smart and digital economy which includes smart electronics, next-generation automotive, robotics, biotechnology, biofuels, digital, medical equipment, healthcare and medical tourism. A number of infrastructure projects are being and have been executed to support the Thailand 4. Market Research Thailand helps multinational companies to grow, expand and transform business in Thailand. The country implements pro-investment policies to encourage foreign direct investment.
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India Wedding Industry will continue to grow at a considerable pace in the next few years owing to rise in internet users, rising annual disposable income and changing .
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A Licensing Seminar Program will also take place during the three days of Licensing Expo China, supported by LIMA and industry experts to discuss trends, share their knowledge and provide insights to help you grow your licensing business. Licensing Expo China Dates: July , Venue: Future Licensing Dates and Events: Its mission is to provide opportunities around the world to bring brands and products together to explore and cement licensing partnerships.
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Started in , with the planting of 1, rubber seedlings at the Henerathgoda Botanical Gardens in Gampaha, Sri Lankan that became the origin of an uninterrupted and profitable supply chain of an agricultural commodity, Sri Lankan natural rubber has since acquired the status of an industrial raw material with a global significance. The rubber industry links the traditional tree crop agriculture with sophisticated industrial manufacturing in a strongly interdependent manner that has made both the sectors more stable and competitive in the global market place.
Moreover Sri Lankan rubber sector is the third largest export earner of the country providing over , direct and indirect job opportunities to Sri Lankans across various professions and walks of life. Rubber trees are grown systematically and re-planting programmes are carried out continuously in keeping with the recommendations of RRI. Sri Lankan rubber plantations mainly consist of many small holders as well as bigger rubber plantations that are managed by well established companies.
There are already a number of international rubber manufactur ers with state of art manufacturing units utilising the availability of premium quality rubber, in Sri Lanka. The traditional rubber growing areas of Sri Lanka is located mainly in the wet zone in a land extent of , hectares. Yet with the introduction of a series of new rubber clones by RRI, that can withstand the dry weather, dry non — traditional regions of Sri Lanka too have become locations of interest to local rubber growers.
By mid s Sri Lanka reached the peak of raw rubber production with an annual output of over , metric tons to become the fourth largest rubber producer in the world.
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The event was aimed at Small and Medium Size enterprises, midcaps, professional associations and public bodies in the EU dealing with IoT and Certification. The agenda included interventions and panels on the Internet of Things and Industry 4. In all sessions, the future challenges and opportunities for the EU cybersecurity market were discussed.
The objective of the event was two-fold: Firstly, to raise the general awareness in these communities of and to continue discussion on IoT in relation to the Industry 4.
The main purpose of the International Exhibiton & Matchmaking Program for the MRO Industry conference is to gather a large number of the delegates from all across the country and the industry persons to discuss the various aspects of the business.
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Sri Lanka boasts a wide range of exotic spices including pure Ceylon Cinnamon
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By participating as an exhibitor you have an opportunity to promote your company to business counterparts, international investors, buyers and governments worldwide. This showcase will provide a platform for companies to demonstrate their commitment to provide the much needed solutions and services that will enable the African continent to embrace the challenges arising from current and future energy demands.
About Africa Energy Indaba The Africa Energy Indaba Conference will discuss, debate and seek solutions to enable adequate energy generation across the continent. Delegates, drawn from all continents, represent an unrivalled combination of industry experts, project developers, financiers, energy users, government officials and manufacturers. Testimonials Once again the Africa Energy Indaba has proved an invaluable forum for advancing projects and opportunities that are vitally important in keeping the lights on, industry producing, and fuelling continued economic growth in Africa Scott Brodsky Partner Macfarlanes You will definitely see us next year or any other potential event this year.
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Sri Lankan Spices and Allied products Suppliers export the most sought-after cinnamon, pepper, cloves, cardamoms, nutmeg, mace and vanilla. These grow in abundance all over the island in fertile and diverse soil types and varying temperature conditions. These varieties of condiments are used to season, flavour and aromatise various forms of cuisines across the world.
Cinnamon is the most important spice commodity among the spice sector.
The INDustrial TECHnologies – Innovative Industries for Smart Growth will combine keynote presentations, talks, a matchmaking event, and exhibitions and provides an excellent opportunity to meet experts from industry, academia, and policy to exchange information and to strengthen collaboration.
Early history — Attendees of the Space Invaders Championships attempt to set the highest score The earliest known video game competition took place on 19 October at Stanford University for the game Spacewar. Stanford students were invited to an “Intergalactic spacewar olympics” whose grand prize was a year’s subscription for Rolling Stone , with Bruce Baumgart winning the five-man-free-for-all tournament and Tovar and Robert E.
Maas winning the Team Competition. National Video Game Team. For example, the game Netrek was an Internet game for up to 16 players, written almost entirely in cross-platform open source software. Netrek was the third Internet game , the first Internet game to use metaservers to locate open game servers, and the first to have persistent user information.
In it was credited by Wired Magazine as “the first online sports game”. There were finalists that played in the finals in San Diego , California. Mike Iarossi took home 1st prize. Global tournaments —present The growth of eSports in South Korea is thought to have been influenced by the mass building of broadband internet networks following the Asian financial crisis. The Korean e-Sports Association , an arm of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism , was founded in to promote and regulate eSports in the country.
The proliferation of tournaments included experimentation with competitions outside traditional eSports genres.