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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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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.”

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Love and sweetness

Love and sweetness
13/05/2015

Pakistan discovers Belgian chocolate in a brand new chocolate café.

Belgian passion for food leads to quality and excellence. Belgian chocolate illustrates it so well.
Excellence rhymes with indulgence and gets a worldwide well-deserved reputation. Our passion for chocolate is contagious and a romantic love story shows that there are no limits to enjoy delicacies.

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12.5% more export

01/05/2015

12.5%

Export from Belgian food and drinks to distant markets such as the US, China or Brasil has increased by 12,5% last year. Seems like the world is getting more and more convinced that Belgium might be a small country, but with great food!

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New Food.be website launched!

New Food.be website launched!
30/04/2015

You might have noticed: the Food.be website has changed! A new look and new features such as a Food.be newsletter or the Food.be stories that will gradually be added in the coming weeks and months. 

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A Bruges Fool conquers Tokyo

A Bruges Fool conquers Tokyo
29/04/2015

Maybe it’s because so many Japanese tourists fell in love with the beautiful scenery of medieval Bruges, but Japan clearly embraces Belgian specialty beers. Belgian brewer “De Halve Maan” – based in the centre of Bruges – recently opened their concept bar in Tokyo and it’s an instant hit.

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The complexity of Belgian chocolate

The complexity of Belgian chocolate

Time for a little chocolate quiz! Where was the very first praline invented? In Belgium, by Neuhaus. Where is the world’s biggest chocolate factory located?  Again, in Belgium: the Callebaut factory in Wieze. Where do you find the most exquisite pralines today? You’ve guessed it: in Belgium. Belgian artisan chocolatiers, like Antoine Corné and David Maenhout, are on a daily quest for new delicacies based on the delightful product that is chocolate.  

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