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PURATOS
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Profile

Puratos   NV   is   a   global   leading   manufacturer   of   ingredients  for  bakery,  patisserie  and  chocolate.  The  vision  of  Puratos  is  built  around  taste  and  nutrition  and  a  strong  commitment  to  help  to  prepare  the  world for the next generation. This vision translates in products and solutions optimising nutritional profiles of  baked  goods,  bringing  more  grains  and  fruits  in  the  diet,  creating  transparency  in  the  supply  chain,  mobilising new sources of raw material and reducing food waste.

Competences & Capabilities

  • In-depth knowledge of consumer expectations and needs in the field of food and more specifically related to Baked good and chocolate.
  • Expertise on ingredients and technologies used in bakery patisserie and chocolate field.
  • State of the art pilot facilities technologies in bakery patisserie and chocolate field that can be activated in projects exploring market access for new ingredients or products with optimized nutritional profiles or health benefits.
  • Due to the global presence of Puratos: positioning new products and solution in a non-European context and to increase the potential for export outside of the European Union.
  • Sensorial analysis expertise and the Sensobus (mobile sensorial lab).
PURATOS

Industrialaan 25, B-1702 Groot-Bijgaarden, Belgium

https://www.puratos.com

Contact

Filip Arnaut, R&D Director Group Research & Services Lab farnaut@puratos.com
+32 24 814 253

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

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Public Engagement

The Future of Protein & the Protein of the Future in Europe

Based on an increasing global demand for protein and that the resulting pressure on traditional animal sources is nowadays considered unsustainable, there is an urgent need of new sustainable protein alternatives with a high nutritional quality, safe and with technological functionalities that satisfy the consumer needs and expectations.

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Innovation

VALOCAKE, Valorization of rapeseed press cake as multi-functional food ingredients and tasty food

It is a global challenge to ensure sufficient food to feed future generations while utilizing natural resources in a sustainable manner.

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Education

EcoPack: Finding solutions to enable consumers and retailers to pack on-the-go items in grocery stores ecologically

EcoPack is a competition challenging 24 Master and PhD students of 3 Universities to develop new and innovative solutions.

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Innovation

SuReBiC: Sugar reduced biscuits and cakes that meet consumer sensory, naturalness and cost expectations

Reducing sugar consumption is essential for health but a huge challenge for the food industry.

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Innovation

PROVE - Functionalisation and valorisation of PROteins of VEgetable sources

As the world’s population continuously grows, achieving global food security, producing sufficient nutritious food that everyone can access, and doing so sustainably, is one of the greatest challenges faced today.

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Innovation

Pressure for healthier and more natural fat-based foods (underPRESSURE)

Consumers are increasingly demanding healthier products to fulfil their personalised nutrition needs and more natural foods (clean label) in which they can put their trust. Both are nowadays key and challenge drivers for the food industry.

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Education

MICROBIOME-PUSH: Into the Microbiome Exploitation in Food Systems

In the Food Solutions "MICROBIOME-PUSH: Into Microbiome Exploitation in Food Systems" we will focus on the applications of microbiomes in different segments of the food chain.

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Education

Circular Food Generator Track

Food Generator Track is a competition which challenges Master or PhD students of 3 Universities to develop new, innovative solutions for and from food losses of production facilities and retail activities.

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Innovation

SmartBreakfast: New Food Products for Innovative Home Appliances

Breakfast gives you a chance to start the day with a customized, tasty, healthy and nutritious meal, so you can perform better during the day.

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Education

EIT Food RIS Fellowships

The Action Line is divided into 2 complementary programmes – RIS Fellowships dedicated to Master of Science students and graduates and RIS Talents dedicated to Ph.D. students and postdocs from 28 EIT RIS countries which both aim to promote brain circulation, contributing to enhancing the innovativeness of personnel and development of scientific impact by supporting the creation and diffusion of high-quality new knowledge, skills, competences and solutions to food system challenges.

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Education

Food tech transitions: reconnecting agrifood, technology, and society

The Food Tech Transition Summer School 2019 is the outcome of an academic partnership between Universität Hohenheim as main partner, and Queen's University Belfast and University of Cambridge, together with industrial partner Energy Pulse.

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Innovation

EIT Food Digital Marketplace for Side Streams

A substantial part of the food industries' produce ends up to now as waste.

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Innovation

PHENOLIVA: Treatment and valorisation of olive mill wastes - Application of olive polyphenols to food

Creating an innovative food antioxidant from Olive oil by-products

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Education

Product Concepts For Less Refined Ingredients (aka “Less is More”)

A new class of plant-based ingredients produced by a combination of an air milling, classification and electro-separation process has recently been developed and become available.