West Flanders leads Europe in agri-food expertise. The world-renowned companies of the industry rely on the region’s ideal climate and high-quality soil, as well as on its central location within the EU’s key consumer markets. Tonnes of meat, vegetables, potatoes, grain products, chocolate and beer are exported from the province to markets across the globe.
Knowledge hub projects and investments cover process sustainability, alternative biomass, frying, fish products and processing, potato and vegetable processing and the port system.
Pilot plants and demos offer insights and new developments to food companies across West Flanders.