In line with Puratos, as hinted by its identify, Sparkalis is designed ‘to be the spark that provides an excellent innovation its personal wings so it could actually go from the chrysalis stage to flying by itself’.
The platform helps innovation as a start-up incubator, providing scalable help to speed up enterprise development. It’ll additionally present direct investments, with particular give attention to plant-based merchandise, fermentation and digitalisation.
Quick monitor disruptive concepts
Sparkalis leverages on Puratos’ 100-year historical past and expertise to kick-start concepts and quick monitor them to market. The corporate’s world community of just about 100 consultants will assess initiatives and personally mentor essentially the most promising start-ups.
The brand new ventures might be supplied with holistic experience in product improvement, world scaling of market-ready options, help on regulatory necessities, and coaching alternatives. It’ll even have entry to Puratos’ personal Style Tomorrow analysis, the world’s largest ‘always-on’ programme that delves into shopper behaviours in bakery, patisserie and chocolate.
“Sparkalis was born out of a deep need to help inspiring meals tech pioneers and construct success tales collectively,” mentioned Filip Arnaut, MD of Sparkalis and R&D director at Puratos.
“Sparkalis underscores Puratos’ continued dedication to driving innovation to create a more healthy and extra sustainable ‘foodprint’ world wide.”
On the lookout for changemakers
Sophie Blum, managing associate at Sparkalis and chief advertising officer at Puratos, added, “Sparkalis is in search of the longer term changemakers amongst start-ups within the bakery, patisserie and chocolate sectors. Our staff of worldwide consultants, every with their very own skilled background, is happy to rework their visions into profitable enterprise realities. This enterprise supplies the proper rising soil to find the subsequent large innovation in meals whereas counting on Puratos’ century-long R&D, community and shopper understanding.”
Sparkalis underscores Puratos’ dedication to innovation. The household firm was shaped in 1919 to simplify the lives of bakers and confectioners. A century later, that ambition stays unchanged; a primary instance being Bakeronline, which permits bakers to create free personalised net retailers.