The board of directors consists of 18 board members and two observers and is driven by the industry. 16 board members are representatives from businesses from the Flemish food industry. The other two board members are representatives from Flemish universities. The board members are volunteers and receive no remuneration.
The board of directors meet three times per calendar year. The board of directors discusses all aspects of the organisation. They take decisions and/or submit to the general meeting and/or delegate authorities to the managing director.