EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Food cluster in the Flanders region

21 Oct, 2016
    • Belgium
  • Organisation size

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  • Establishment size

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  • Type of restructuring
    • Internal restructuring
  • Sectors
    • WHOLESALE AND RETAIL TRADE; REPAIR OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND MOTORCYCLES
    • Food beverage and tobacco
  • Involved actors

    • Trade union
  • Anticipation of change activities
    • Training/skill development
    • Strategic long-term monitoring of market and technological developments
    • Establishment of networks/partnerships with regular exchange facilities
    • R&D - innovation
    • Promotion of social dialogue
This report profiles the food and beverage industry cluster in Flanders, Belgium. Flanders is one of the three Belgian regions and covers almost half of the Belgian territory and the entire Belgian coastline. The region’s food industry has a long history and tradition, but is currently undergoing intense restructuring. Recent initiatives are aimed at fuelling innovation in the sector to keep it competitive in global markets.
keywords
  • Clusters/Networks/Supply chains
  • Globalisation/Internationalisation