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Today starts the Belgian Meat Office Round Table

For the 17th edition of the Round Table, the trade press is invited to Ghent: a surprising city in the heart of Europe.

Posted on Aug 30 ,04:46

Today starts the Belgian Meat Office Round Table

With its characteristic waterways and rich culinary tradition, Ghent is a perfect location for an interesting programme about the Belgian meat sector. This traditional meeting will start with a visit of Corma NV, which produces the Famous Ganda ham following ancient Flemish tradition and artisanship, and referring with its name to the place of origin: Ghent. Ganda ham it is available as whole hams, but the company also offers an extensive range of pre-packaged products such as smoked ham, Angus Beef and Mangalica ham. During the visit the guests will have the pleasure of meeting Liesbet Pluym, who will introduce Meesterlyck – the quality label for Belgian ham. Meesterlyck has been the hallmark for quality cooked ham and dried ham since 1992 and is known for its authenticity, honesty and purity. The Meesterlyck label has become a trusted symbol for pure and above all tasty ham . Meesterlyck ham must meet the strictest quality requirements and is checked throughout the entire production process.

The production process of a Meesterlyck ham is not only subject to very strict standards and conditions, the standards are also significantly stricter than European legislation. Meesterlyck hams mainly differ from other hams due to the minimum amount of additives and additives that can be used in the hams. 

The next point of attraction in the program prepared by the Belgian Meat Office team will be the visit of Van Bogaert BV, which is known as specialized in deboning and cutting of hams, with a highly modern infrastructure. This will be a good opportunity for a debate with key speaker Michael Gore, Managing director FEBEV wondering if “Is there still music in Meat?”

The 17th edition of the Round Table is expected to be a success through the lens of the information shared by the invited specialists, as well as by promoting Belgian quality meat products.

Belgian Meat Office is the first port of call when getting in touch with the Belgian pork and beef export companies. The meat export office was founded in 2003 under the umbrella of the VLAM, Flanders’ Agricultural Marketing Board, and it coordinates the promotion of pork and beef export. On the one hand by offering export support and on the other through B2B promotion.

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