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Nov 02, 2020

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

Oct 22, 2020

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

Oct 14, 2020

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

Sep 21, 2020

Roquette Names Barentz a Strategic Partner for US Pharma Distribution

Sep 16, 2020

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


Barentz measures during Covid-19 global pandemic


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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. Highlights: • Royal Polak Spices and De Weerd Spices are both Dutch-based, knowledge-driven spice specialists. Both companies have a qualitative and solid customer base in the European food industry. • With over 150 years of experience, Royal Polak Spices is considered the number one cinnamon specialist in the world. • De Weerd Spices specifically adds value in natural taste development and innovation, with a focus on meat, snacks and vegetarian products. • Both companies fit seamlessly into Barentz’ overall product portfolio, and will be given excellent growth opportunities in the USA and South America.

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. Highlights: • The acquisition diversifies Barentz’ sources, enabling it to deliver a wider range of high-quality ingredient solutions in the USA market. • Ingredients Inc and Barentz share a proven track-record in developing, formulating, manufacturing and producing ingredients and custom-blends for their clients. Both companies add value by developing new ideas and innovative solutions through their expertise and network of specialized application laboratories. • With headquarters in Chicago, and serviced by a network of warehouses, Ingredients Inc strengthens Barentz’ national USA coverage.

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. Matco Foods has built up an extended network within the Pakistan local food industry Barentz International offers the broadest high-quality ingredients portfolio within the global life science markets Barentz Pakistan will primarily focus on the markets for Human Nutrition and Pharmaceutical products