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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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Innovation at the heart of the Belgian food industry

What's cooking in the Belgian food industry according to local product developers?

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Belgian Food Innovations: united in Taste

Milk and cheese of superior quality. A handy cap that doses nutritional supplements in a bottle of water. All the aforementioned initiatives fly the Belgian flag. 

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Small country. Great innovations.

“Food should be tasty, healthy and sustainably produced.” Veerle Rijckaert, Business Development Manager with Flanders’ FOOD, sets high standards.

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BE DELICIOUS, Belgian food artisans

BE DELICIOUS is a joint venture of Belgian food producers, who are eager to share their passion for the Belgian cuisine with the rest of the world.

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BE Delicious or how to promote the strong Belgian food culture through shrimp croquettes…

BE Delicious is a new joint initiative of a number of companies and individuals who want to promote the Belgian food culture around the world via a number of typical Belgian products like shrimp croquettes. 

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Belgium, home to a true beer paradise

There is no doubt that Belgium is the country for beer. With its 150 breweries, ranging from small family breweries through medium-sized companies to big internationals, it offers a range of beers with highly contrasting tastes and flavours.

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The leading global brewer? Belgian of course!

Anheuser-Busch InBev is the world’s leading brewer and is also one of the world’s top five consumer goods companies. 

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The Belgian frozen vegetables sector, a European market leader

The story of the Belgian frozen vegetable sector started in 1965 with the first company to start producing frozen vegetables. Since then the number of frozen vegetable companies in the Belgian vegetable-growing region of South and West Flanders has grown to twelve.

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Belgian mineral water of international renown

The international group Spadel produces and sells natural mineral water and lemonades. In 2009 SPA natural mineral water obtained the first European Quality Prize for Natural Mineral Water out of around 2,000 different types of water in Europe.