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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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How to make a circular biscuit with beer

How do you make something delicious out of leftovers in order to avoid useless waste? Well, Maison Dandoy, a Belgian biscuit maker showed us the way. In collaboration with Brussels Beer Project brewery, the circular ‘Tough Cookie' biscuit and beer were born.

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Let’s toast to our Belgian beverages!

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Belgian speculoos conquering the United States

In 1932, a Belgian baker named Jan Boone Sr. created a caramelized cookie, Lotus.

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Meet Soubry: Belgium's only pasta producer

The Belgian company Soubry is Belgium’s only pasta produce

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Belgian waffle producer Avieta expands manufacturing plant and doubles its production of Liège waffles

The Belgian waffle producer Avieta, located in Wanze, will expand their factory with a total new manufacturing plant.

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Belgian food & beverages are « Passionately Reliable »

The Flemish export promotion agency Flanders Investment & Trade developed a branding strategy to strengthen the image of Flanders (Belgiums northern region) abroad.

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Belgium: global market leader in chocolate

Belgium enjoys worldwide renown for its chocolate. Which stands to reason, considering that the praline was invented in Belgium.

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Belgian bread: tradition meets innovation

Bread is a key element in the great Belgian food tradition. Kathou Wagemans of the Belgian Bread Association explains how the industry is responding to the demand for sustainable and varied bread.

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The Belgian chocolate industry, retailers and civil society join in partnership for sustainable Belgian chocolate

The Belgian chocolate industry and other partners have the joint ambition to make Belgian chocolate even better and more sustainable.