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Barentz announces new distribution agreement for Ashland pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products in Ireland, United Kingdom, Nordics and the Baltic States
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
Barentz Service S.p.A. in Italy rebranded to Barentz Italia S.p.A.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.