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24 January 2024

InterSICOP 2024 to host the 2nd Forum of Women Bakers

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From 17 to 19 February 2024

The 14th International Bakery, Confectionery, Ice Cream, Coffee and Equipment Exhibition, InterSICOP 2024, organised by IFEMA MADRID from 17 to 20 February 2024, will be hosting the 2nd Forum of Women Bakers. Organised by the InterSICOP, in conjunction with the publication Pan de Calidad / Panorama Panadero, the event features a series of round tables and demonstrations, with the aim of highlighting the role of women in the baking industry. A total of 15 professionals from the sector will be demonstrating the skills they have honed at the helm of their bakeries from 17 to 19 February.

The round tables will be taking place on 19 February, and after the opening of the Day’s events by the Managing Director of InterSICOP, María José Sánchez, they will be participated in by Mª José San Román, CEO of Grupo Gourmet; Beatriz Echeverría from El Horno de Babette; Carmen Saiz of Harinera Saiz; Ferida Ruggeri of Sermont Maquinaria – all these discussions on the topic of the Challenges Facing Women in the Baking Industry are taking place between 11.15am and 12.15pm; Paloma Silvestrin from Doble Uve Obrador; Marta San José R&D technician; María Reyes from Tolosana Aso Panadería / Pastelería Tolosana, and Gladys Oslé of Oslé Panadería Gajano – are talking from 12.15pm and 13.15pm on Female Entrepreneurship, and Irene Gómez of Panadería Gustos de Antes, Carmen Gómez from Doctora Pan; Asunción Coyo from Panadería Farré de L’aigua, and Yasmina Lafaja of Horno Guiral (between 12pm and 12.45pm) will be analysing Future Opportunities and Challenges.

In addition, the Spanish Confederation of Bakeries, Patisseries and Cake Shops (CEOPPAN), will have a Demonstration Area, which will feature exhibitions by Noelia Verdú from Panadería Maruja, on Saturday 17 February; Aida Fuentes from Iza Okindegia, on the 18th, and Anna Bellsolà from Baluard, on the 19th. These demonstrations are scheduled to take place between 4.30pm and 6pm.

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