Your Ingredients Partner from source to solution

Barentz is a leading provider of ingredients for the pharmaceutical, personal & home care, food & nutrition, and animal nutrition industries. Our customers can count on us for a reliable supply of high quality and effective ingredients! Leveraging our ingredients expertise and collective experience – together with our customers – we find ingredients solutions that work.

With a strong focus on the European market, Barentz is growing fast in the Asia Pacific region and in the Americas. The privately owned, Netherlands based, Barentz group generated a turnover of 1,1 billion euros in 2017, serving thousands of customers in 60 countries with over 1000 people.

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Latest News

04 - 11 - 2019
Barentz, a leading distributor of ingredients in the life science markets, is pleased to announce it has acquired a majority shareholding in Czech Republic based IMCoPharma. Highlights: IMCoPharma is a leader in the pharmaceutical ingredients market in the CIS region and Ukraine Both Barentz and IMCoPharma are known for their deep technical knowledge and broad portfolio of pharmaceutical ingredients This strategic investment provides Barentz with the licensing capability to do business with all pharmaceutical companies in this attractive region IMCoPharma considers this acquisition as an opportunity for strengthening its position in this market and creating new opportunities
20 - 08 - 2019
Barentz International, a leading global ingredient distributor, is continuing its expansion in South Africa. The company is proud to announce its joint venture with SK Chemtrade Services, a leading supplier of high-quality raw materials to the life sciences industries in South Africa and neighbouring countries. This joint venture will give Barentz quicker access to the market in Southern Africa, while offering SK Chemtrade the support of the knowledge and expertise of Barentz’ global network. SK Chemtrade has fully-staffed offices, development centres and warehouses in Johannesburg (headquarters), Cape Town and Harare (Zimbabwe). Both companies are strong performers in the life science industries. A family-owned company, SK Chemtrade specializes in flavours, compounds, nutraceuticals, natural food colourants and product development.  
01 - 07 - 2019
Tovani Benzaquen Ingredients, a major food-ingredient distributor in South America and part of Barentz, is delighted to announce the acquisition of Chemspecs, a high-performance distributor of personal care products in Brazil. Chemspecs is the largest specialized distributor of personal-care ingredients serving the Brazilian cosmetics market. Its product offerings and customer base are complementary to those of Tovani. The transaction will further strengthen the growth of Barentz within the life sciences industries in the South American market.  

Making sense of your ingredient challenges

Like no other ingredients partner, we understand that you are constantly working on your product pipeline by developing innovations and improving your existing products.

And since we fully understand the application opportunities of the ingredients we offer in partnership with our world class suppliers, we can support you in delivering on your promises.

Fully trained and with thousands of ingredient projects under our belt, we can really help you make sense of your ingredient challenges. Whether your next project is in bakery, meat & fish, soups & sauces, health & nutrition, applying starches in tableting solutions or developing a whole new skin care product, combining our technical knowledge with the understanding of suppliers' ingredients, we will help you find solutions that work.

We have Technical Application Centers in Finland, the Netherlands, the UK, South Africa, Singapore, the US and South America and we can support you, no matter where you are based.