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On this page, discover what Belgian food and beverage companies are up to – including the latest innovations, investments and events. After all, companies in Belgium don’t sit still for long! For bite-sized news items, satisfy your craving with some food.be snacks. Are you more interested in exports and investments? Check out our Best of Belgium long-read stories. Not in the mood for reading? There’s a food.be video to suit your tastes. Hear the voices of our own companies speak in their own words. Enjoy!

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Cargill invests €18 million in a « Maison du Chocolat »

Cargill will build a « Maison du Chocolat » in Mouscron to promote better product development and strengthen collaboration with its customers. 

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Belgium, the land of Research and Development for AB InBev

Food companies are deliberately choosing to set up their R&D centre in Belgium.

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Solina, a producer of food ingredients, works on protein transition

Solina is an international player that provides its customers with taste, functional and nutritional ingredient solutions.

Solina's simple promise: make food matter
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Solina's simple promise: make food matter

Solina supports food processing companies worldwide with an end-to-end expertise to develop new protein food concepts excelling in taste, texture and nutrition.

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Fresh meat, a high-quality product from our back garden savoured all the way out across Asia

Meet Febev: the Belgian industry association which represents slaughterhouses, meat carving establishments and processors of fresh meat. The Belgian meat industry produces top notch quality meat, a public image that reverberates far beyond our national borders.

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Milka opens Easter egg hunt with 245 million chocolate eggs

Who says Easter, says chocolate. For the youngest ones, a fun search for chocolate Easter eggs cannot be missed. Luckily, the Milka factory of Mondelez in Herentals ensures that the Easter bunny has more than enough Milka Easter eggs. 

The symbolic first stone was laid in the presence of Flemish Minister-President Jan Jambon and Flemish Minister of Economy Hilde Crevits
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Beyers Koffie is building a new production hall

Beyers Koffie, the largest coffee roasting company in Belgium, is building a brand-new production and storage facility of no less than 3,100 square metres in Puurs-Sint-Amands. Thanks to the investment of 3.5 million euros, Beyers Koffie is creating 20 new jobs in the long term.

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Dely Wafels is ready to conquer Europe

The demand for frozen waffles is on the rise, as world player Dely Wafels attests. “We want to make our toaster waffles the reference in Europe. Our ambition is to produce 1 million waffles a day by 2023”, say CEO’s and founders Ellen Tournois and Davy Van Poucke.

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Frozen vegetables: fresh and straight from the field

Our Belgian vegetable processors annually process around 1 million tonnes of vegetables into frozen products. From cauliflowers to leeks, beans, cabbage, peas and carrots: in no time at all, they go from the field to the factory where they retain all their vitamins.