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Internship R&D: Bakery

Puratos is looking for an Intern to join the R&D Bakery Improvers team, responsible for the development of innovative products in the fast growing category of breads.

The objective is to work on clean label ingredients.


Key accountabilities:

 As part of the innovation team developing, you will be in charge of:

  • Literature review;
  • Find all potential ingredients available on the market, contact suppliers and collect samples;
  • Propose, organize and carry out baking trials (after a complete training on bread making);
  • Evaluate quality of final products, write trial reports and analyze results;
  • If needed, work in collaboration with our sensory analysis team to test best results with our internal sensory panel.



  • You are currently in your 2nd year of Master’s degree in Food Science/Technology or looking for a professional experience during your gap year;
  • You are dynamic, hands-on and proactive;
  • You have good communication, presentation, planning and organization skills;
  • You’re sincerely interested in the bakery world;
  • An experience in the bakery industry is a plus;
  • Fluent in English.


Practical info

  • Starting date: June-July 2022 (until October-November 2022)
  • Duration: 3-6 months
  • Location: Brussels, Belgium


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?