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Internship BU Innovation project - food fermentation

Mission and key tasks

You will collaborate together with the BU Sourdough & grains Dpt. during an exciting development project in the world of baked goods.

Your mission & key tasks:

- Study on the functionalities of sourdough to create innovative food products together with our Lab Team.

- Report and present on regular intervals during team meetings & information sessions.



  • You are running a bachelor or master study in Food Science, Food Technology, Bioengineering or related studies; with a notice or interest in microbiology
  • You are eager to learn more about R&D,
  • You are dynamic, hands-on and proactive;
  • You have good communication, presentation, planning and organization skills;
  • You’re sincerely interested in the bakery, patisserie or chocolate world;
  • You are fluent in French & or English;
  • Having a first experience in a food industry is a plus;
  • You are looking for a 3 to 6 months duration (or even more) internship in  Belgium.


Practical infos

  • (minimum) Duration of the internship : 3 Months (or more)
  • Internship is located in the industrial estate of Seilles (Andenne), Belgium
  • Owning a car is a plus.
  • Train station of Andenne is 10 min from Puratos by bike



Who are we ?


The secrets behind Puratos’ global success and consistent growth are taste and quality. We would like to welcome you within our enthusiastic, committed and passionate team of more than 8800 employees. We are an international player and, what is more, a Belgian family business. Our people make the difference every single day. How? By developing, producing and distributing a unique and high-quality range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers, since 1919.

A century later, our products and services are available in more than 100 countries around the world. Our passion for innovation, closeness to our customers, and their customers, as well as our core values form the basis of our passion to improve.

Working at Puratos is choosing a Top Employer in Belgium.

Shall we meet soon?