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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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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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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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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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Vandenbulcke processes cocoa pulp in pralines

Chocolatier Vandenbulcke took gold at ISM Cologne, one of the world's largest confectionery trade fairs. The West-Flanders family business received the ‘New Product Showcase Award’ for its new praline ‘Cabosse’. The filling of the praline consists of the white pulp surrounding cocoa beans. 

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Our Belgian chocolate is becoming more sustainable

Choprabisco, the association of the Belgian chocolate sector, and more than 60 other organisations joined the Beyond Chocolate initiative to make the Belgian chocolate sector more sustainable. Let’s take a look at the progress with Guy Gallet, Secretary General of Choprabisco. 

New Belgian-made vegetable milk chocolate
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New Belgian-made vegetable milk chocolate

Belcolade is proud to introduce its latest innovation: a plant-based chocolate that tastes like milk chocolate and is free from dairy and nuts. The 'Belcolade Selection M. Plant-Based Cacao-Trace' is produced in the Belcolade factory in Erembodegem.

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Barry Callebaut has big ambitions in Belgium

Belgium is barely a dot on the world map, but that does not prevent the Barry Callebaut Group from coming up with grand plans in our country.

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The organic sector continues to grow sustainably

There is no doubt that organic products are on the rise. According to BioForum, the sectoral organisation for organic agriculture and food in Flanders, the sector has been thriving for years. 

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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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Belgium: global market leader in chocolate

Belgium enjoys worldwide renown for its chocolate. Which stands to reason, considering that the praline was invented in Belgium.

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