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Internship Research & Development: Bakery

The internship

Within the regional team in Research and Development Bakery for Emerging Countries (Asia, Middle East and Africa) , we are looking for an intern passionate about breads and nutrition.

Your mission will be to support the development of nutritious bread solutions for the African market through the organization of lab tests, analytical and sensorial measurements and reporting.

The main objective is to obtain vitamin fortification in the baked products for the African market, while ensuring optimum volume, texture and taste in the end products.


Your Tasks:

1. Organize tests

Plan, design and execute lab and sensory trials, in agreement with the R&D manager


2. Organize measurements, analysis and reporting

Organize analytical, texture and sensory measurements on baked goods

Record and analyze the results and establish trial reports including conclusions interpretations and recommendations for improvement


Your profile

  • Students in bachelor / master in bioengineer and or nutrition.
  • Good hand skills and passion for cooking/baking is required.
  • Basics of bread making is a plus.
  • Language: French or English.
  • Internship location: Groot-Bijgaarden, Belgium.


Practical info’s

Period of the internship : Summer Holidays 01/07/2021 – 31/08/2021

Duration of the internship : min 1 month – max 2 months


Our offer


Puratos provides a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment that encourages staff to take initiatives and suggest ideas that will contribute to the success of the company. During your internship you will get the chance to get real work experience in a nice atmosphere. You can now apply for a 6 months to 1 year duration internship, to start asap.

The Puratos global headquarter office is located in Groot-Bijgaarden, close to Brussels.


Who are we?

The secret behind Puratos’ global success and consistent growth are taste and quality. At Puratos you will be joining an enthusiastic, committed and passionate team of more than 9000 employees. We are a leading, B2B, international player and, what is more, a Belgian & Spanish-owned 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.

After a century growing our business, our products and services are available in more than 100 countries around the world. Our passion for innovation, understanding our customers, and their customers' needs, as well as our core values form the basis of our passion to improve.

Working at Puratos is choosing a Top Employer in Belgium.