In just a few decades the Belgian potato processing industry has grown into the world's largest exporter of pre-fried potato products.
All over the world you can therefore enjoy the original Belgian fries. In 2019 the export of frozen potatoes amounted to no less than 3 million tonnes.
Belgian potato processing once again set a record in 2019 and is doing some 3.8% better than in the record year 2018. They are processed into a wide range of potato products: chilled and frozen fries, puree products, crisps, granules, flakes ...
The importance of third countries for our Belgian chip exporters is rising sharply. In 2019, the share of non-European markets already amounts to 29%, a tripling compared to 10 years ago.
About Belgian processed potatoes
Think of gourmet Belgium and naturally you think of beer, chocolate and of course Belgian fries. Belgian frietkot culture has even been recognised as intangible cultural heritage. So it’s no wonder that Belgium is a specialist in the area of processing potatoes. Want to buy high-quality fries? Then look no further than your Belgian supplier.