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Food.be is your hub to discover great Belgian food. Find out more about the stories, the farmers and the food processing companies behind Belgian food products.

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Vanparys celebrates its 125th birthday

12/12/2014

The Belgian Company Vanparys celebrated its 125th anniversary on Tuesday December 2.  This jubilee year was celebrated with a visit to the company’s production center by H.R.H Queen Mathilde of Belgium and Rudi Vervoort, prime minister of the Brussels Metropolitan Government.

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Food.be @ SIAL 2014 - Paris

27/10/2014

The Salon International de l'Agroalimentaire (SIAL), Europe's largest food industry trade show, took place in Paris, from 19 to 23 October 2014.

With over 250 food companies attending SIAL, the Belgian food industry was well represented and offered visitors a taste of the best Belgium has to offer. As true ambassadors of the quality, diversity and innovation of Belgian food, the Belgian stands proud showed off the Food.be brand.


Check out the Food.be Flickr page for an impression of Food.be at SIAL.

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And the winner of the World Beer Award 2014 is… a Belgian beer!

30/09/2014

The world’s best beer is once again a Belgian beer. “Tongerlo Blond” from the Haacht Brewery. “Tongerlo Blond” has been elected out of 8 different category winners (Dark beer, Flavoured beer, Lager, Pale beer, Sour beer, Speciality beer, Stout and Porter and Wheat beer) and may now carry the coveted title of World’s Best Beer.    
Brewery Haacht is an independent Belgian family brewer and employs 400 people. 

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The world’s biggest ‘chocolate school’ is located in Belgium

30/07/2014

Belgium not only has the biggest chocolate factory in the world, but Callebaut now opened a brand new Chocolate Academy in the village of Wieze where Callebaut’s story began in 1911. And indeed.. the new flagship Chocolate Academy centre is the biggest  in a current network of 16 Chocolate Academy centres worldwide, from Mexico and Canada to Poland and China. 

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Godiva continues to sweeten up China’s luxury market

25/07/2014

The Belgian luxury chocolatier Godiva continues to rapidly develop its activities in China. Godiva opened its first chocolate boutique in China – at Xintiandi in Shanghai – in 2010. Now, in 2014, they reached the cape of 50 stores on their own account.

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

20/06/2014

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. Shrimp croquettes ? Yes indeed! You might never heard of a shrimp croquette but it is a unique and well known product in Belgium. Beer, chocolate and waffles are already typically associated with Belgian cuisine and BE Delicious aims at reaching that same status for shrimp croquettes, in Belgium and abroad 

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