New Delhi, July 06, 2018: Graduating Day ceremony of the third batch of bakers from Puratos Sanskaar Foundation School, a non-profit bakery school run by Puratos India was held in Navi Mumbai on July 5th, 2018. This year 19 underprivileged students from diverse background received their certification in Bakery, Patisserie and Chocolate. During the intensive two year study program students learn the art of baking simple breads to complex desserts. Each of these graduating students has been assisted for job placements with leading bakeries in India.

Mr. Peter Deriemaeker, Markets Director – APMEA, Puratos shared, “Within Asia, India is under a special spotlight for many sectors. Bakery, Patisserie and Chocolate is one such segment with a high demand from all kind of cities. At the same time, we realized a shortage of specialized professionals. With this endeavor, we wanted to bring in our international expertise to the Indian market and make a difference to everyone in the bakery value chain from bakers, employers, employees to the ardent bakery consumers.”

Mr. Ashish Seth, MD – Area Director, Puratos Food Ingredients India Pvt. Ltd., said, “Given India’s burgeoning love of bakery, patisserie & chocolate items, there can’t be a better time than now to meet this demand and give to the bakery world, those trained professionals who love what they do and know the exact nuances of their work. With a batch graduating for the third consecutive year, we’re sure to add the right value and fill the skill void that existed for all these years.”

Puratos India is a subsidiary of Belgium based Puratos group one of the world’s largest bakery, patisserie and chocolate ingredients manufacturer. Puratos Sanskaar Foundation School premises are fully equipped and offer test bakery, classrooms with all the necessary bakery training essentials. The teachers at the school are selected based on their experience in the bakery and patisserie industry

Puratos is uniquely positioned to bring a life changing opportunity to young and keen students from underprivileged backgrounds. The school has an equal opportunity policy for boys and girls and students are recruited irrespective of social background. The foundation offered them a means to learn from best in class faculty members and be meaningfully employed with top class employers in the bakery and hospitality sector. At the same time, Puratos is offering the bakery players, high quality and deeply trained resources to not only meet but exceed the benchmarks of this specialized industry.

Corporate Comm India(CCI NewsWire)