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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!

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Poco Loco plans low-energy plant for wraps

Paulig Group is planning a new investment in the amount of 45 million euros for the construction of an additional production facility for wraps in Roeselare. 

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Danone invests in Rotselaar: for flexitarians and using less water

The small yet famed Actimel bottle was invented in Belgium in 1994 and has recently been given an similar sized vegetable sibling.

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Belgian beers and Belgian breweries: vibrant and going places

Out of the medieval guilds grew one of the world’s oldest professional associations: the Federation of Belgian Brewers.

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Vital 1926 launches world’s first vegan nougat

Vital 1926 is a Belgian family business producing nougat. Driven by innovation, the food company developed a 100% vegan nougat.

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Get a taste of the Mystic Lamb

The world-famous Mystic Lamb masterpiece, painted by Belgian Jan Van Eyck in 1432, has been restored and can now be admired again in the Saint Bavo’s Cathedral. The Belgian chocolatier Van Hoorebeke took the challenge and made an edible replica, on the occasion of the restoration.

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How to make a circular biscuit with beer

How do you make something delicious out of leftovers in order to avoid useless waste? Well, Maison Dandoy, a Belgian biscuit maker showed us the way. In collaboration with Brussels Beer Project brewery, the circular ‘Tough Cookie' biscuit and beer were born.

VIWF FIEB_ Belgian Federation of the Waters and Soft Drinks Industry
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Let’s toast to our Belgian beverages!

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Belgian speculoos conquering the United States

In 1932, a Belgian baker named Jan Boone Sr. created a caramelized cookie, Lotus.

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Meet Soubry: Belgium's only pasta producer

The Belgian company Soubry is Belgium’s only pasta produce