Show menu

Co-branding by Belgian icons

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. On the contrary, it has put itself in the spotlight even more by choosing for co-branding with renowned traditional Belgian brands, such as Leonidas and Jules Destrooper.

More recently, IJsboerke has engaged in a co-branding partnership with Chocolaterie Jacques to develop a very innovative ice-cream product.

 

Read more

Speculoos: no longer a Belgian secret

Speculoos: no longer a Belgian secret

Speculoos, a spiced biscuit with a typical sweet taste of caramelized sugar, is an original Belgian delicacy. But Belgians haven’t been able to keep their speculoos a secret: consumers all over the world are discovering this delicious biscuit and are loving it! 

Read more

Plant-based food feels good and does good

Plant-based food feels good and does good

Plant-based delicacies are becoming increasingly popular. Chef Seppe Nobels shows that the wide range of plant-based products currently available can help us take care of our own well-being and that of the planet.

Read more

Small country. Great innovations.

Small country. Great innovations.

With insects becoming a part of our diets, gluten-free options no longer an exception or sweeteners like stevia showing potential to lower our calorie intake, it's clear that our food is changing. Veerle Rijckaert, Business Development Manager with the food industry's innovation network Flanders’ FOOD, explains how academic expertise helps Belgium food companies develop our food of tomorrow. 

Read more

The future of our daily bread

The future of our daily bread

The future of our daily bread depends on fundamental research according to Jan Delcour, a world authority when it comes to unlocking the secrets of grains. Together with Flanders’ FOOD, he and his team collaborate and exchange knowledge with several food companies, but with respect for their freedom of research.

Read more

Belgian Mayonnaise? Simply the best!

Belgian Mayonnaise? Simply the best!

How do you recognize a Belgian abroad? They’re the ones asking for mayonnaise with their meals—the French joke with slight disdain over their northern neighbors. Belgians, however, are rightly proud of their mayonnaise and other condiments that give meals an extra tasty, personal touch.

Read more

Belgian Food Innovations: United in Taste

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. And wherever there is innovation stemming from the Belgian Wagralim, Isabelle Grommet, the International Manager, is sure to be in the vicinity.

 

Read more

The potato is a superb product

The potato is a superb product

Peter Goossens, chef of Michelin three-star restaurant Hof van Cleve in Kruishoutem, serves Belgian Fries in his restaurant. He needs no encouragement to promote the potato. “It’s a wonderful product, grown in the soil around our restaurant. It’s our damn duty to prepare delicious dishes with it! That’s what we do with our fries: a superb product.”

Read more