Published in Food on 19-03-2014
Yoni Van Looveren
To celebrate the launch of its very first deluxe beach collection, Belgian fashion brand Essentiel has opened a pop-up store in Antwerp, near one of its Essentiel Women stores.
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summary to make Belgian retail news available for an international
audience. The complete article can be read in the Dutch version or in French.
The historical shareholders of Belgian bakery chain Le Pain Quotidien have bought out Norac, which owned about a quarter of the shares. Former CEO Vincent Herbert will temporarily take over the management of the company.
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The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that 'balsamic' is not a protected concept and therefore not exclusively Italian. The verdict is a blow to the professional association of vinegar makers from the Modena region.
The ongoing efforts of the consortium surrounding real estate investor X+Bricks to win over Metro's Real chain appear to be bearing fruit. The German wholesaler has confirmed that it has started exclusive negotiations with the consortium, to be completed by the end of January.