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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

Cargill invests €18 million in a « Maison du Chocolat »

Cargill will build a « Maison du Chocolat » in Mouscron to promote better product development and strengthen collaboration with its customers. 

Snacks

Belgium, the land of Research and Development for AB InBev

Food companies are deliberately choosing to set up their R&D centre in Belgium.

Event

This was Anuga 2021

Anuga 2021 is a wrap! No less than 160 Belgian food companies were present. After a long wait, the fair could finally take place physically, and the 160 Belgian participating food companies were very excited about that! 

Snacks

Brouwerij Huyghe scores in China with papaya beer

You undoubtedly know Brouwerij Huyghe for its iconic pink elephant and its Delirium Tremens beer. But in China, the brewery is best known for its new papaya beer, which is already a hit. Chinese people like fruity and sweet beer. This explains the great success behind it.

Event

Expo 2020 Dubai

After a long wait, Expo 2020 Dubai opens up to the public! For 173 days, Belgium will showcase its best assets to the world, including of course Belgian food and drinks. 

News

Doing business at international level: out with the old, in with the new?

Contacts make for new contracts.

Best of Belgium

Beyers Koffie: sustainable coffee from bean to cup

Belgium’s largest coffee roaster, Beyers Koffie takes coffee further to reach its bold ambition to become the leading sustainable private-label coffee company.

Snacks

Poco Loco makes Roeselare the European Tex Mex capital

Did you know that Belgium also excels in making tortilla chips and wraps? Last week, the first stone was officially laid in Roeselare for Poco Loco's new, CO2-neutral production facility for tortillas. 

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2,000 classrooms in Tanzania thanks to Kim's Chocolates

Kim's Chocolates exports tasty Belgian chocolate from Tienen to, among others, Canada and the United States. Kim's Chocolate also assumes its role as a socially responsible company by improving the living conditions of farmers in Tanzania.