Global reference in the yeast industry Lesaffre is celebrating its 25 years of business with Turkish bakers by presenting 25 unique gifts, under the slogan “So the Baker May Win”. Between October 15th – December 30th, Lesaffre is giving the chance to win prizes on campaign products: For every 100TL of purchases, 1 Ford Transit Custom, 10 Vestel LED Tv’s, 10 iPhone 7’s and 4 Mataş Bread Slicing Machines can be won.

As the first technical center for the bakery industry, the Baking Center, offers training opportunities for those wanting to learn different production techniques, learn product recipes and improve their capabilities.  In training sessions conducted at Baking Center’s professionally equipped application center, trainees are given instruction in a variety of techniques ranging from basic baking to advanced dough work, laminate doughs to aromatic breads.

Yeast, which is frequently used in almost every household in bread and pastry- loving Turkey, contains 50% protein in addition to vitamin B and minerals such as iron, chrome, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc and selenium. The Baking Center General Manager Ayten Çalışkan also says that quality bread can be traced to quality yeasts.

By competing in the World Baking Championship finals during 5-9 Feb. 2016 in Paris, the National Baking Team has become a source of pride for Turkey. Gülten Yağmur, Buket Sisalan, Osman Gündüz and Muhammer Şimşek, representing Turkey in the Coupe du Monde de la Bougangerie, which is one of the most prestigious competitions in the baking sector worldwide, have also received unanimous acclaim from the audience during the event.