Are you active in the food industry and wish to develop in Wallonia? The region has set up various structures aimed at providing you with services and advice, supervising your projects and helping you find partners.
Agri-food is one of the flagship sectors in our regional economic policy: it represents €8.9 billion in turnover, including €4.9 billion in exports, and €482 million of investments. The food industry is also the largest industrial employer in our region, accounting for 24,373 direct jobs.
Furthermore, it has great growth potential in promising sectors and is a global leader in some of them: ingredients, healthy food, processed meals, specific products and an area of recognised quality, etc.
WagrAlim, Walloon competitiveness cluster for the agri-food sector focuses mainly on collaboration between manufacturers, universities, research centres and training centres, with the common goal of creating value, improving performance and positioning itself on international markets on the basis of innovation.
The Cluster has defined four strategic areas:
- Industrial efficiency
- Sustainable sectors
DISCOVER MORE THAN 1,200 BELGIAN FOOD COMPANIES
The Belgian food chain, comprising a large number of small and medium-sized enterprises, is renowned for its diversity.
Looking for partners, potential customers or information on Belgian food products? The website www.food.be will show you what more than 1,200 Belgian food and drink companies can do for you!