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Dec 21, 2023

Barentz India broadens horizons with strategic acquisition of Radian in India

Nov 28, 2023

Gangwal Chemicals in India rebranded to Barentz

Oct 17, 2023

Barentz announces new distribution agreement for Ashland pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products in Ireland, United Kingdom, Nordics and the Baltic States

Sep 25, 2023

Barentz signs the acquisition of Unijaya in Indonesia


Roquette Appoints Barentz as Sole Distribution Partner for Core Food Ingredients Business in North Latin American Region


Barentz announces the retirement of CEO Hidde van der Wal, and appoints Peter Boone as new CEO


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Nov 30, 2020

Cost effective alternatives to natural antioxidants

The transition from synthetic antioxidants to natural ones in pet food for safety reasons presents new challenges, but there are alternatives.

Nov 26, 2020

Insects; healthy and tasty with less impact on the planet

To answer the increasing demand for proteins worldwide, we need to look for innovative alternatives that are more sustainable than current sources. Beyond humans, livestock and pets are drivers in this rising demand.

Nov 02, 2020

Barentz Acquires Sevecom – An Italian-based Emulsifier Specialist with Global Reach

Barentz has acquired Sevecom, a specialist in emulsifiers with their own developed and patented solutions for animal nutrition. Headquartered in Milan, Italy, the company has a prominent home-market position. The acquisition of Sevecom is aligned with Barentz’ strategy to become a global leader in life science ingredients and to further expand its animal nutrition solutions.

Oct 30, 2020

Yeast extracts: prebiotic, supporting gut health and anti-allergenic

Yeast is a product that is regularly discussed in the pet food industry and this article will point out the benefits of different yeast products. Some yeasts have a prebiotic effect and support gut health. Other yeasts are an excellent anti-allergenic protein source.

Oct 22, 2020

Barentz Acquires Personal Care Specialist Nardev, and Strengthens Asia-Pacific Position

Barentz, a leading global distributor of life science ingredients, has expanded its activities in the Asian life science markets.

Oct 14, 2020

Barentz To Acquire Maroon Group - One of the Largest, North American-based Distributors of Life Science Ingredients and Specialty Chemicals

Barentz, a leading global distributor of life science ingredients, has expanded its activities in the US life science markets.

Sep 21, 2020

Roquette Names Barentz a Strategic Partner for US Pharma Distribution

Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients, a pioneer of plant proteins and a world-leading provider of pharmaceutical excipients, has appointed Barentz as its strategic partner for the distribution of pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products in the United States.

Sep 17, 2020

Seaweed blends enhance digestion for pets

Seaweed is a feed ingredient that will prebiotically support digestion in the intestine, while delivering trace minerals, vitamins, amino acids, and even omega-3 fatty acids.

Sep 16, 2020

Tovani Benzaquen, part of Barentz, doubles turnover and opens new facilities in Brazil

Barentz has grown its activities in Latin America significantly with successful expansion of Tovani, which has been a part of Barentz since 2018. The new development includes two new applications labs and a new centralized state-of-the-art warehouse, all located in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Sep 04, 2020

Barentz announces acquisition of spice specialists Royal Polak and De Weerd

Barentz International, a leading global distributor of life science ingredients has expanded its activities in taste and nutrition even further with the acquisition of two leading, Dutch-based spice specialists: Royal Polak Spices - a leading business-to-business cinnamon specialist, and De Weerd Spices - specialist in natural taste development and innovation for the European food industry. The acquisition of both companies is aligned with Barentz’ strategy to become a global leader in the life science industries, and to further develop taste and nutrition knowledge, products and services within the Human Nutrition sector. The completion of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approval.

Aug 27, 2020

Barentz expands in the Czech Republic through acquisition of Conneco Chemicals s.r.o.

Barentz International, a leading global distributor of life science ingredients, has strengthened its activities in the Czech Republic through the acquisition of Prague-based, Conneco Chemicals s.r.o. – a well-known specialist in formulating and blending ingredients for the health and nutrition industry.

May 07, 2020

Barentz Announces Acquisition of USA-based Ingredients Inc

Barentz International, a leading global distributor of life science ingredients, has expanded its activities in the dynamic world of taste and nutrition. The company proudly announces its acquisition of Chicago-based Ingredients Inc – a very successful family business in the USA, and a leading developer and supplier of high-quality ingredients to food and beverage, pet food and nutraceutical manufacturers.

May 01, 2020

Barentz measures during Covid-19 global pandemic

From the very beginning of the Covid-19 outbreak, Barentz has taken all necessary measures to protect the health and safety of its employees, principals and customers, while ensuring that our operations continue as smoothly as possible. It is especially important that we as a life science ingredients distributor can continue to deliver in all relevant market segments. Our key drivers of knowledge, entrepreneurship and partnership enable us to continuously develop creative solutions during these challenging times. Thanks to the hard work of, and great communication between all our partners, our distribution chain is operating perfectly. We monitor the situation, closely follow the guidelines of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and refer to our contingency plan, to find the best solutions for consistent delivery worldwide. We are grateful for the flexibility, understanding and commitment of our principals, our customers and all Barentz people. Take care.

Feb 06, 2020

Barentz Pakistan enters into a Joint Venture with Matco Foods in Pakistan

Barentz international B.V. and Matco Foods Limited officially announce the start of a new Joint Venture in Pakistan, following agreement between both parties. The aim of the new activity is to better serve the rapidly growing Pakistani food processing market with a target group of 200 million citizens.