Sector Food production

Entrepreneurs and employees from the food industry will find here the answer to the question “what can ILVO do for me?”. You’ll get a brief overview of relevant expertise, analyses, infrastructure, and the professional approach that characterizes ILVO. For more information and specific questions, please contact the Food Pilot, a joint project of ILVO and Flanders’ FOOD.

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News from this sector

In the media 31/03/2022

The soil as key to handling climate extremes

flooded maize field
How can a farmer guard against climate change? To answer that question, Sarah Garré, researcher at ILVO, plowed through more than 100 years of agricultural research. You can read the harvest of her r...
Press release 13/01/2022

ILVO starts breeding CHICKPEA

Chickpea ripening on the field
Of all the protein crops suitable for human consumption, after soy, chickpea (Cicer arietinum) is particularly promising for cultivation and local processing in Flanders and Northwest Europe.