Chocolate is one of the strongest symbols of Belgium. The country has a long standing chocolate history, many artisans and high quality industrials. Chocolate is part of the culture of the country. The chocolate in Belgium is considered as one of the best in the world. There is also a huge choice of chocolate shops.
Chocolate plays an important part in the Belgian economy, and there are over 2,000 chocolatiers in the country, both small and large. Today, chocolate is very popular in Belgium, with 172,000 tonnes produced each year, and widely exported. The largest manufacturers of wider varieties of chocolates are mentioned at Pralines. Belgian pralines shaped like sea shells, fish, diamonds and individualist creations are sold in town centre shops, market stands and many villages shops across Belgium.
The Chocolate Way in Belgium
The Belgian Chocolate Way was created in 2014. It supports and promotes all activities of The Chocolate Way in Belgium. This includes temporary exhibitions, conferences and the participation in chocolate fairs.
The main regions of activity are around Brussels, Bruges and Verviers but the members come from all parts of Belgium. You will be able to discover these activities through the different journeys proposed by The Chocolate Way in Belgium. This includes museum visits, tasting sessions, workshops and a lot more activities.