Food+Drinks


14 July 2021

To give every bottle a second life, the beverage industry demands a “priority access” to its recycled plastic material

The non-alcoholic beverage industry calls on the European Commission for “priority access” to its recycled plastic (PET) material, or a similar mechanism that guarantees “right of first refusal”, […]
14 July 2021

Brussels rewards the loveliest terraces on former parking spaces

Until recently, cars were parked there, but now people can enjoy a snack and a drink on a terrace in the same place. From now on, […]
13 July 2021

This is how much a Big Mac will cost you throughout the world

In 1986 The Economist magazine introduced the Big Mac Index. The index was designed to compare the Purchasing-Power Parity (PPP) of different countries, based on the idea […]
13 July 2021

4 emerging technologies to reduce food waste

Every year, more than 931 million tonnes of food are wasted globally, representing around 17% of total global food production. This waste generates unnecessary environmental impacts. […]
8 July 2021

What is Borrelen?

The concept of after work drinks or happy hour (borreltijd in Dutch) is not unique to the Netherlands, but the country certainly knows how to go […]
8 July 2021

Brussels to welcome a croque-monsieur restaurant and it promises to be good

Oh, cheese. What an invention. It adds flavor to almost any recipe, it’s the perfect companion to an aperitif, it’s a savory way to wake up […]
7 July 2021

6 best rooftop bars in Brussels

Summer in Brussels is finally here, and a rooftop bar is the perfect place to enjoy it! Drinking with friends or enjoying a good meal alongside […]
7 July 2021

Belgium is seeing more and more winemakers

Belgium may already have a well established reputation for its successful beer industry, but it seems the Belgian wine industry also on the up. According to […]
6 July 2021

Putin decrees that Champagne has to be labeled only as “sparkling wine” in Russia

Vladimir Putin has signed a new law decreeing that only champánskoe, the popular and affordable sparkling wines created in Soviet times as a way to democratize […]
6 July 2021

Meet Bertony Faustin: the first black winemaker in US Northwest

With the motto “Hip Hop, wine, and chill,” Abbey Creek Vineyard is the place to go if you want to experience Willamette Valley wines with the groove of […]
6 July 2021

Nicholas Hodac: “European consumers are changing preferences towards more healthier drinks”

Covid-19 has turned the world upside down and challenged different sectors, with the food and drink industry being one of the most affected. Alone in the […]
5 July 2021

This is the vegan fast-food restaurant you’ve been seeing all over social media

Even though plant-based diets aren’t exactly new, the whole vegan hype has seen a true boom during the past few years. While it’s still not possible […]
2 July 2021

Europe’s largest food market to welcome visitors in Brussels this fall

This autumn a new food market will open its doors in Brussels at the Gare Maritime, the bustling commercial heart of Tour & Taxis. It’s planned […]
2 July 2021

These are the best rooftop bars in Europe, perfect to enjoy the summer

Now that the Covid-19 crisis is finally coming to an end, it’s time to start living again. After more than a year, we can finally step […]
2 July 2021

Discover the best beers the North of France has to offer during the Route du Malt

Beers, beers, beers! Oh, how we like them. Whether it is in combination with a hearty recipe and in front of a roaring fire during the […]
1 July 2021

Best chocolate in the world: Belgian or Swiss?

The word “chocolate” comes from the Aztec word “xocoatl,” which was used to indicate a bitter drink brewed from cacao beans. “Theobroma cacao” is the Latin […]
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