Small country. Great food

Your connection to Belgian food & beverages

Belgium is the best place for the world-class food. And since food is even better when shared,
we want to connect with food lovers worldwide. The Belgian food industry created this
platform to introduce international food professionals to our innovative and diverse food
products and companies. It's time to get a taste of Belgium!

What's cooking in Belgium?


The Belgian cuisine through the eyes of the Lady Chef of the Year 2023

Did you know that every year a female chef in Belgium is elected Lady Chef of the Year? On Oct. 23 2023, Manon Schenck received the award: "The flavours of this Lady Chef speak to the heart." How does she perceive Belgian food? Let’s find out!


Spotted at Anuga: 5 promising trends for tomorrow’s food

Anuga 2023 is a wrap! The food fair in Cologne was again the event of the year for our members. As many as 192 Belgian food companies talked to existing and potentially new customers about their diverse products and latest innovations.

Belgian Economic Mission to Australia



Upcycling with Gudrun’s pralines

The chocolate producer Gudrun, located in Lier, developed a chocolate delight based on cocoa fruit pulp, the pod of the cocoa bean. The Cacaofruit Bites is a great example of circularity, in which the residual product is being incorporated into the final product.


Press release: Belgian food exports to Australia are on the rise

Australia is on the up as an export destination for Belgian food and drinks. Last year the country made its first appearance in the top 5 of overseas export destinations. The upcoming European-Australian trade agreement is certain to lend even more of a boost to the food and beverage trade.


Towards a living income for cocoa farmers: Belgian chocolate industry is committed

How do we make sure we assign the right value to sustainably farmed cocoa? This was the main topic at the World Cocoa Conference. No fewer than 1,000 stakeholders, including Choprabisco, descended on Brussels to affirm their commitment to ensuring sustainable chocolate. 


What’s Cooking? focuses on circular water usage

Produce food with less water? It is possible! March 22nd, World Water Day, What’s Cooking? inaugurated its brand-new water reuse installation. The installation results in half the amount of wastewater and half the amount of groundwater usage. 

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