Interest in specific master(s):

Agriculture & horticulture, 

Cell & gene biotechnology, 


Environmental sciences, 

Nutrition & food technology, 

International students

About the company

Vandemoortele is a Belgian family business. We are passionate food people since 1899. Vandemoortele has two business lines; one in frozen bakery products and one in margarines, culinary oils and fats. Next to our focus on professional customers and retailers, we market several consumer brands in margarine, cooking and frying oil.

Over more than a century Vandemoortele has grown to be a truly international food company.
We develop our high quality products based on the latest consumer insights and sell them all over the world. We have grown in a steady pace through organic growth and acquisitions and intend to continue on this path. Our aim is to hold a leading position in our core categories in Europe.
We firmly believe in driving operational excellence in all our key functions and processes.

In 2018 Vandemoortele realised a turnover of 1.4 billion EUR with 5.200 employees, working in 34 production and 17 commercial sites across 12 European countries. It is Vandemoortele’s ambition and strategy to reinforce its leading position by both acquisitions and organic growth.

Vandemoortele wants to differentiate by operational excellence, a strong customer focus and advanced innovation.

Working at Vandemoortele, you will get all the chances to grow within a people oriented and value driven environment, where cooperation, respect and ambition are key. With headquarters based in Belgium you will be part of an international company having a dynamic, driven, ambitious and collegial atmosphere. We believe a more organic, flexible culture leads to a healthier work-life balance, motivates employees and ensures that we can work well together towards even better outcomes.

You will participate is a culture built on thrust, empowerment, self-management and shared leadership, a culture where we all share the same sense of responsibility to getting the job done.

Job opportunities

Internships in R&D, Quality, HSE, Processing and Production

Our Mission:
Bringing great taste
in your kitchen, at your table and on the go.

We believe people should enjoy their every day food, from breakfast to dinner, from healthy lunches to indulgent moments. We offer convenient solutions for professionals and products the consumer can trust.

We are a leading food company in Europe, building our categories of Frozen Bakery Products and Margarines, Culinary Oils and Fats , offering the best in taste, quality and service.

We offer great tasting and enjoyable food, tuned to local preferences, in the kitchen, at the table and on the go. All we do starts with the consumer in mind.

We aim at being the best in fulfilling our customers expectations of taste, quality and service. We serve customers in all channels with a wide variety of quality products.

We invest in consumer insights to best understand the consumer’s needs and innovate to adapt to forever changing trends, eating habits, technologies and regulations.

We work with an attitude of continuous improvement striving for operational excellence in all our key functions and processes.

We care about the future. We operate in a sustainable way by focusing on responsible sourcing, eco-efficient production, commitment to people and products you can trust. We want to be an inspiring place for our people, stimulating personal development and growth.

We wish to optimize long term value creation for our stakeholders, driving sustainable and profitable growth.

Our Values:
Respect is the foundation of our actions and our external and internal relationships. We act with integrity and respect for others and for our environment.

Cooperation: We work in a spirit of cooperation in our teams and with our partners.
We are open minded and value each individual contribution. We share our experience and enjoy working together.

Ambition: Our ambition is to deliver the Vandemoortele promise: best taste, best quality, best service. We take ownership of the company’s goals and are committed to deliver outstanding performance. We are passionate, engaged and energized.


Hanne Duytschaever, HR Officer
Ottergemsesteenweg-Zuid 816
9000 Gent