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22 April 2020

Fact Check: How come Belgian beef suppliers are 100% customer-focused?

European beef owes its unique position to the people who make up the profession. From breeder, butcher to exporter: all the Belgian beef professionals know their customers and offer tailor-made services to enable smooth supply of quality European beef—so you can confidently import it to China.

Small businesses, great dedication

Belgium has a robust network of small to medium-sized enterprises, often genuine family businesses. Over generations, they have specialized in the production and export of beef.
Since the businesses have been in the family for decades, the entrepreneur’s spirit literally runs through the veins of today’s beef suppliers. They have an eye for quality and food safety—according to all local governmental rules and regulations.

European Beef in Belgium (2018)

Cattle: 2.4 million
Slaughterings: 530,000
Production: 216,000 tonnes
Sources: Eurostat, Statbel

Short lines, long-term relationships

With the Belgian beef suppliers, contacts and contracts are built on long-term relationships. This enables them to truly get to know their customers and their demands—and meticulously focus on a tailor-made service to meet these demands, delivering exactly what was agreed upon.

One focus, endless opportunities

The suppliers’ ability to work tailor-made goes as far as:
– Butchering
– Finishing
– Packaging
– …
Truly organizing themselves to meet the requirements of the customer and local governments, the Belgians often distinguish themselves from the competition. They can create an almost endless number of possibilities.

Publications

Belgian Meat suppliers guide

Who is who: complete overview of all Belgian meat suppliers, with product specifications, activities, certifications, destinations,…

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Beef catalogue

Meat cuts: exhaustive range of Certified European beef cuts, offered by the Belgian meat suppliers.

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Get in touch with the Belgian meat suppliers

The Belgian meat suppliers are ready to offer a Certified European beef solution tailored to your needs. Leave your contact details and we’ll find the meat supplier that’s most fit to help you.

VLAM
Koning Albert II-laan 35 bus 50
B-1030 Brussel
Belgium
T: +32 2 552 80 11
F: +32 2 552 80 01
E: meatinfo@vlam.be

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