Food Technology Trips to Brussels

The hospitality and catering industry is a dynamic industry in Belgium. Large numbers of firms use the region as a base for production, processing, packaging and operations. Recent major firms include Tropicana, HJ Heinze, Yakult and Procter & Gamble. Belgium has become renowned for the fine chocolates and gourmet beers they produce and export around the world.

Prices start from£209pp

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Reasons to Visit

Concept Chocolaterie

An excellent tour which includes an explanation on the origin of chocolate and the chocolate making process. The group will then be able to see the production in action. To finish the tour all students will be able to sample the finished product and buy the products in the shop. New for 2010 will be the possibility of adding a workshop to the end of the tour where students can participate in making their own chocolate products. Please contact us for more details and prices.

In Bev Breweries

Visits can be arranged to In Bev breweries, including the home of the famous Stella Artois brand in Leuven. In Bev has a portfolio of more than 200 brands, including ®, Stella Artois®, Brahma ® and Beck's ®, its three global flagship brands. In Bev employ nearly 77,000 people, and run operations in 32 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. The visit consists of a guided tour to the brewing hall, the filtration and filling plant and an opportunity to taste Stella Artois.

Mechelen Fruit Auction

The auction is the largest fruit and vegetable cooperation in Europe and handles up to 3,000 tons of vergetables per sale day. The experienced guide will talk about the history of the world of auctions, and more particulary about the auction of Mechelen. They will teach you the system of auctions and will lead you through the route of the vegetables – from the market gardener to your local supermarket, and will let you personally witness the sales activity with the auction clock.

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