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Press release: Belgian food and drinks are big in Japan

Japan is the third biggest overseas export destination for the Belgian food industry. Over thirty food companies will be joining HRH Princess Astrid on the trade mission to Japan from 4 through 9 December to bolster their existing business relations and explore new opportunities.  

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Terre de Fromages opens outlet store in the fight against food waste

For the past 40 years, Terre de Fromages has been making delicious cheeses. The family-run business is now opening an outlet store for its cheeses, which turned out a little too small or which are close to their sell-by date.

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From filled pasta to cheese alternatives: SDS Food goes organic and plant-based

The SME SDS Food produces organic and plant-based foods. Co-founder Joke Sips: “We just dispatched our first 1.5 tonne consignment to the Netherlands. The business relationship is part of our export strategy that will see us operate in 7 countries by 2025.”

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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”.

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Ingredient mozzarella? Made in Belgium!

Consistent top quality combined with excellent customer care are two factors that account for the success of Milcobel Premium Ingredients worldwide.

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Masters in chocolate: Galler maintains the tradition of filled chocolate

For over 40 years, the Galler chocolate factory has been delighting our taste buds with a variety of flavors, while working towards a fairer and more sustainable world.

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Making people happy, one truffle at a time

At its Brussels production site, Manufacture Belge de Chocolats creates heavenly chocolates for branded product manufacturers and private labels.

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Caulier Brewery trebles its production capacity

For the past 25 years, Caulier Brewery has been brewing quality beers. The family brewery is currently expanding, with the intention of trebling its production capacity by 2025.

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Gudrun celebrates 80 years of great taste and innovation

Praline producers Gudrun has been around for 80 years. Today, the Gudrun Group is a world leader in the development, production, packing and marketing of genuine Belgian chocolate and truffles.

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Carbon footprint of Belgian milk fell by 30% over a 20-year period

The carbon footprint of Belgian milk is falling, according to research conducted by Leuven University. The factor driving these dwindling emissions are increased productivity per dairy cow and the enhanced composition of the cattle feed. 

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Actimel is carbon-neutral and is already working on upcoming improvements

Not only is Actimel Danone’s first fresh dairy brand to achieve carbon-neutrality fort he production cycle as a whole. As a first in Belgium, Actimel is also set to work closely with its dairy farmers to administer feed supplement to cattle to reduce methane emissions. 

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Expo 2020 Dubai is a wrap

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.