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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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Brugge cheese: winning with spring milk and lace

Brugge cheese: winning with spring milk and lace
02/09/2015

The city of Bruges is well-known for its medieval heritage and attracts millions of tourists from around the world. With a gold and bronze medal in the world’s leading cheese competition, Brugge Cheese has now offered the city another selling point.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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Belgian Chocolate stories at Expo Milano 2015: part 2

Belgian Chocolate stories at Expo Milano 2015: part 2
08/07/2015

Until the end of October, Milan is hosting the world expo with food as the main theme. Each week 2 Belgian chocolate chefs showcase their skills at the Chocolate Corner in the Belgian Pavilion. Check out how these ambassadors of Belgian chocolate experienced their stints in Milan!

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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.

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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.

 

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Belgian Chocolate chefs at Expo Milano 2015

Belgian Chocolate chefs at Expo Milano 2015
09/06/2015

Between May and October 2015, Milan is hosting the world expo. With food as the main theme, each week 2 Belgian chocolate chefs take center stage at the Chocolate Corner in the Belgian Pavilion. Here are some of the stories they’ve collected after showcasing their skills and flavors during the first month of Expo2015 Milano.

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