From the United States to Japan: have you heard about the latest food trends?
Last year, our Belgian food companies exported no less than 30 billion euros in food and drink. Good reason to take a look at the world at large and to play to our strengths through our promotional brand “food.be”.
For 182 days, our country set out its stall showcasing its strong suits at the World Exhibition in Dubai. Here is a lookback at the opportunities the Dubai Exhibition provided for Belgian food and drink companies.
Expo 2020 Dubai is a hotspot to get inspired about food trends across the world. That’s exactly what two of our companies did at the Belgian pavilion, demonstrating how they want to grow bread on Mars… And we asked visitors how they get inspired by our Belgian food and drinks!
“Yes, we are able to export our products on a sustainable basis, including to the Gulf Region”
At the World Exhibition in Dubai, two Belgian companies showed the way forward in demonstrating how they are able to produce food using fewer raw materials, through innovation and by working shoulder to shoulder with other partners.
Outstanding: that is how the B Corp certificate describes Alpro's sustainability efforts. The score, which evolved from "great" to "outstanding" in three years' time, shows that the sustainability mission of the plant-based pioneer is still very much alive 40 years after its start.
Toddler milk Bambix from Inex takes its first steps on Chinese market
China is the second largest overseas export market for Belgian food and beverages. It is a market with many opportunities, but certainly not an obvious one. In November, the East Flemish dairy company Inex will make its entrance into the Chinese market with toddler milk Bambix via Alibaba.