Exploring the Rich Flavors of India with The Consulate General of India in New York
The Consulate General of India in New York stands as one of the five consulates representing India in the United States. Its primary mission revolves around nurturing and enhancing political, economic, and cultural ties between India and the USA across the 10 states within its jurisdiction. A paramount responsibility of this esteemed institution is the promotion of trade between India and the US, a commitment that extends to the showcasing and endorsement of high-quality Indian products in the expansive US market.
A Taste of India
Festival attendees are invited to immerse themselves in a world of rich Indian flavors at The New York Coffee Festival, alongside The Consulate General of India in New York. Their extraordinary booth is dedicated to presenting the finest Indian millet cookies, coffee, and coffee-infused chocolates, all as part of the esteemed “One District One Product” (ODOP) initiative. Launched under the aegis of the Government of India, ODOP shines a spotlight on unique local products hailing from diverse districts across India. It not only seeks to explore fresh global markets for these products, but also endeavors to position them on the global stage, propelling local economies forward.
The Star of the Show: Araku Coffee
Among the star attractions at The New York Coffee Festival is the award-winning Araku Coffee, a beverage of unparalleled quality that is cultivated with meticulous care by local tribes nestled in the picturesque Araku Valley. These tribes, endowed with an intricate understanding of the local terrain, craft a coffee that boasts a distinctive texture and flavor profile. Beyond the coffee’s delightful taste, it plays a pivotal role in empowering tribal communities, particularly women, by providing a significant source of income.
During the event, attendees will have the privilege of delving deeper into the world of Araku Valley coffee with Danny Johns, an esteemed expert who will share insights into Araku Valley coffee and its transformative impact on the lives of 22,500 Adivasi tribal coffee farmers.
Millet Snacks and Cookies: The Healthy Choice
2023 marks the International Year of Millets, a collaborative initiative between the United Nations and the Government of India. This endeavor seeks to raise awareness and promote the cultivation and consumption of millets, including Ragi, Bajra, Jowar, Kodo, and Foxtail millets. It’s the perfect time to explore the remarkable health and environmental benefits of millets.
Mr. Vishal Ramakrishnan, representing Kanira & Co., is dedicated to enhancing your festival experience with wholesome snacks and cookies inspired by Indian culture and crafted from eco-friendly ingredients. Whether you aim to improve your health or contribute to the well-being of our planet, the transition to millets aligns perfectly with the growing global millet movement.
Melt into Araku Coffee Chocolates
Prepare to indulge in an extraordinary selection of functional chocolates and snacks infused with the goodness of Ayurveda. Crafted with pristine ingredients and enriched with adaptogens and superfoods, these chocolates are a treat for both the palate and well-being. Ms. Alak Vasa and Mr. Kushal Choksi, the ingenious minds behind Elements Truffles, have masterfully designed these Ayurveda-inspired chocolates infused with Araku Valley Coffee. This collaboration not only champions the ODOP initiative, but also commemorates the 75th anniversary of India’s independence.
The Consulate General of India in New York at The New York Coffee Festival
Don’t miss this remarkable opportunity to experience the unique flavors of Indian millets and awaken your senses with carefully selected Indian explore the diverse tastes and cultural richness of India’s millets, coffee, and chocolates. You can find The Consulate General of India in New York at stand A03 to savor the best millet, coffee and chocolate India has to offer.