Barentz has a leading position in the UK, distributing ingredients for the food & nutrition, animal nutrition personal care and pharmaceuticals industries. Barentz has been active in the UK markets  since 2005 and –in 2012 - strengthened its presence in the food and pharmaceutical industries through the acquisition of Forum - a reputable life sciences ingredients distributor and finished products provider for human and animal health. Forum has been active in the UK market since 1981.

Through its strategic partnership with NK Chemicals in 2013, Barentz has acquired a strong foothold in the sourcing of Lanolin for mainly Personal Care applications.

The Forum Products, Barentz and NK Chemicals customer teams are looking forward to hearing from you if you have questions regarding buying ingredients in the UK for your industrial applications. So please get in touch with us if you would like more information on how we can support you to find the right ingredients, or if you want to buy


API’s * Amino acids * Anti-oxidants * Binders *  Botanicals * Carbohydrates* Cereals * Colorants * Conditioners * Cosmetic Active Ingredients * Dairy Cultures * Disintegrants *
Emollients * Emulsifiers* Enzymes * Fats * Film Coatings * Fillers * Flavors * Foaming agents * Food acids * Fortification blends * Fragrances * (Dried) Fruits & Vegetables *  Hydrocolloids * Intermediates * Lecithin *  Lubricants * Minerals * Moisturisers and humectants * Nutraceutical Actives *  Nutritional premixes * pH-regulators * Phosphates *  Preservatives * Product performance blends * Proteins * Polyols * Scrub agents * Solubizers * Specialities * Stabilizers * Surfactants * Sustained release ingredients * Sweeteners * Texturizers * Thickeners and stabilisers * Vitamins


Barentz UK & Forum Products Ltd.

Crown House
2-8 Gloucester Road
Redhill, Surrey RH1 1FH
United Kingdom

T: +44 (0)1737 857700
F: +44 (0)1737 857701


NKC Europe Ltd

Jubilee Way
Grange Moor
Wakefield, WF4 4TD 
United Kingdom

T: +44 1924 844820




Anthony Litchfield

Managing Director Barentz UK, Ireland & India