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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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Welcome to the fresh-frozen vegetable garden of Europe

Belgium produces vegetables of the highest quality. Tomatoes, chicory, lettuce, leeks, carrots, cucumbers, peppers, cauliflower, asparagus and mushrooms, grown mainly by family owned companies, are on shop shelves around the world.

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Co-branding by Belgian icons

Since the Belgian ice-cream manufacturer IJsboerke was acquired in 2013 by Glacio, the brand has not let any opportunity slip to emphasise its Belgian traditional craftsmanship.

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Beer flows down the streets of Bruges

Did you know that Brewery De Halve Maan builded a pipeline between its brewery and its bottling plant to avoid daily transports by heavy trucks in the medieval center? So next time you are admiring the beautiful buildings at Bruges, don’t forget to look down once in a while!

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Belgian beer culture recognized as cultural heritage

UNESCO has added the Belgian beer culture to the list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity: a well-deserved recognition of the diversity, quality and innovation of the Belgian beer sector.

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La Confiance - Made in Belgium!

Vitaline had always been a company with high respect for tradition, ingredients, mankind and environment. Recently, the owner found an old family recipe for speculoos that dated back to 1924 and decided to go all the way “back to basics”.

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Cargill invests €12 million in a Belgian chocolate factory

In response to the increasing demand for premium Belgian chocolate, the American food company Cargill will invest in a world-class production line for liquid chocolate.

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Cosucra doubles its production capacity to tackle the North American market

Cosucra, a Belgian food company specialized in pea and chicory root ingredients, invested 35 million euros in its facility in Warcoing (Wallonia) to answer to increasing demands, especially from North America.

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Deldiche - Where Food Becomes Art

Tapas, appetizers, finger food, dips, hummus, salsa’s, pesto’s, spreads, chutney’s, cold cuts, marinated and smoked salmon,… if it accompanies your Friday night apéro, chances are that Deldiche has included it in its product range.

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Cube - Food Forward

Cube is active in preparing, portioning and packaging (semi-)solid and liquid food applications and be helps its customers by making their products better, healthier, tastier & more convenient.