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Dr Raluca Florea

Gut Health Lead


Dr Florea’s role combines the science of the gut with the art of baking to develop bakery solutions that can aid human health and wellbeing.

She studies the relationship between the gut microbiome and diet and how food components can modulate the gut microbiota to promote gut health.

Raluca obtained her PhD degree in Bioengineering Sciences at the Free University of Brussels, Belgium.

Her PhD research was focused on engineering specialized molecules in bacterial microorganisms that could be used as therapeutic tools to treat infections.

After her academic career Raluca worked as an Innovation Manager, driving the developmental pipeline of dietary supplements within the digestive health category.