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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!

Snacks

Dely Wafels is ready to conquer Europe

The demand for frozen waffles is on the rise, as world player Dely Wafels attests. “We want to make our toaster waffles the reference in Europe. Our ambition is to produce 1 million waffles a day by 2023”, say CEO’s and founders Ellen Tournois and Davy Van Poucke.

News

Frozen vegetables: fresh and straight from the field

Our Belgian vegetable processors annually process around 1 million tonnes of vegetables into frozen products. From cauliflowers to leeks, beans, cabbage, peas and carrots: in no time at all, they go from the field to the factory where they retain all their vitamins. 

Snacks

Griffith Foods invests 3 million in Herentals

Herentals is historically known as the capital of the Kempen region, but today it also houses the European headquarters of Griffith Foods, a producer of herb mixes, sauces, marinades and coatings.

Snacks

Belgian Pork Group invests in export and sustainability

2020 was a difficult year for meat companies. Nevertheless, Belgian Pork Group continues to look positively to the future and provides 112 million euros in sustainable investments. The production sites will have an upgrade and the company continues to work on water and energy savings.

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People all over the world fancy a cookie of Lotus Bakeries

The increasing success of recent years has led the biscuit manufacturer to invest 150 million euros in the future. In Belgium, new production lines are being installed in the speculoos factory in Lembeke and the waffle factory in Courcelles, creating 50 to 70 new jobs.

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.