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On this page, discover what Belgian food and beverage companies are up to – including the latest innovations, investments and events. After all, companies in Belgium don’t sit still for long! For bite-sized news items, satisfy your craving with some food.be snacks. Are you more interested in exports and investments? Check out our Best of Belgium long-read stories. Not in the mood for reading? There’s a food.be video to suit your tastes. Hear the voices of our own companies speak in their own words. Enjoy!

Event

Gulfood 2021

The year’s first and only live, in-person food & beverage sourcing event – Gulfood 2021 features 21 halls packed with diverse products from 100 countries.

Voices

The food.be voices of Food n'Joy

Meet Food n'Joy: innovators in tasty pleasures. Based in Wallonia, the SME does not only produce delicious desserts and appetisers for food service and retail clients worldwide, but they’re also innovators in taste, labelling and packaging.

News

Small country, great food!

Coming from a small country in the heart of Europe, Belgians are known to be rather modest and humble. But when it comes to our food and beverages, we have a great food.be story to tell!

Voices

The food.be voices of Volys

Meet Volys, a Belgian poultry company that introduced turkey ham in the European market.

Snacks

Sauce producer Manna Foods continues to focus on sustainable growth in 2021

Sylvie Van den Broeck was 23 when her career started at Manna Foods.

Snacks

Greenyard’s cauliflower rice hitting store shelves in New York City

Our frozen vegetables enjoy an excellent reputation in the United States. Frozen food producer Greenyard is now introducing its innovative, sustainable cauliflower rice to New York City.  

News

The organic sector continues to grow sustainably

There is no doubt that organic products are on the rise. According to BioForum, the sectoral organisation for organic agriculture and food in Flanders, the sector has been thriving for years. 

Snacks

Brewery Verhaeghe-Vichte uses beer and art for coronavirus research

Brewery Verhaeghe-Vichte, a small family business joined forces with abstract artist Lode Laperre to create a work of art around beer. The total proceeds of the exclusive beer cases will be donated to the World Health Organisation to support research in the fight against coronavirus.

Best of Belgium

Flavence: a mouth-watering range of organic flavours for the European market

Top quality flavour creator Flavence launches a new organic range ahead of future European regulations.