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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!

Best of Belgium

The Belgian Chocolate Group: winning over the world with Belgian chocolate

Belgian chocolate enjoys a reputation of excellence around the globe and The Belgian Chocolate Group plays a crucial role in maintaining this position. The Group is a 100% Belgian company where Belgian chocolate is at the very heart of its activities.

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Spotlight: the plans of international success story Milcobel

What started out in the early 20th century as a modest initiative of local Belgian dairy farmers that took on the form of a cooperative, has since developed into an international success story in the dairy industry. Yet, the roots of Belgian company Milcobel remain embedded in our country.

Best of Belgium

Beer, tradition and local roots: the tale of Brouwerij Roman

Roman Brewery is synonymous with dedication, quality and tradition. Amid the changes the beer industry witnessed in recent decades, the business doggedly focused on innovation and diversification to keep its place in the hearts of beer lover across the globe.  

Best of Belgium

Avieta: Top quality Belgian waffles

Avieta has been winning over hearts (and taste buds) all around the world for over 80 years with its scrumptious waffles. Behind this sweet indulgence is a tale of tradition, quality and continuous innovation.

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Greenyard: ‘from fork to field’ for a sustainable future

Belgian company Greenyard saw the light of day in the small East Flemish town of Belsele back in 1983. Over the past four decades, the business has waxed to become a true world leader in the production and distribution of fresh, frozen and prepared fruit and vegetables. 

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Brouwerij Cornelissen: Traditional brewing methods recognised around the globe

Belgian beer culture enjoys worldwide renown for its rich history and artisanal brewing methods. One such brewery that places a premium on tradition is Brouwerij Cornelissen. The business has been sticking to its artisanal brewing methods since 1811.

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Lutosa: a Belgian global icon in the potato industry

Operating at the heart of Europe, Belgium is the dominant player par excellence in the potato industry. Lutosa’s success story got under way in 1978 in the province of Hainaut. 

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Chocolaterie Carré: The best of two worlds in a single praline

Chocolaterie Carré’s adventure started out with Dirk Naert, a talented chocolate worker who realised he had found his calling whilst training as a chocolatier.


Brew-tiful Belgian Beer: From Brussels to the USA!

This year, the Belgian Brewers and The Knighthood of the Brewers' Paddle organised a Belgian Beer Week in the USA, igniting a passion for Belgian brews in the hearts of Americans.