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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


News & events

Dec 16, 2022

Barentz Acquires Nutraceuticals Distributor Natural in France

Barentz International, a leading global life science ingredients distributor, announced today that it has acquired Natural, a supplier of premium, naturally sourced, herbal, and functional ingredient solutions for the nutraceuticals industry in France and Europe.

Oct 06, 2022

Barentz Acquires Viachem in the USA

Barentz has acquired Viachem, Ltd (“Viachem” or the “Business”), a specialty distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemicals.

Oct 03, 2022

Nardev rebranded to Barentz in APAC

Barentz has rebranded all NARDEV’s activities in APAC into Barentz.

Sep 05, 2022

Organizational Announcement Asia Pacific Region

We are pleased to announce that Marc Duchene, VP Sales Human Nutrition EMEA, wHas been appointed as the new CEO for the APAC region as per 1 October 2022.

Aug 30, 2022

Organic Rice Protein for Pet Food

Rice protein derives from the wet milling process of rice starch products. It has a balanced amino acid profile, it is very rich in glutamine, leucine and arginine, has a good content of cysteine and methionine and does not contain any nutritional factor.

Aug 04, 2022

Barentz Acquires Volp in Brazil/Barentz adquire Volp no Brasil

Barentz has, in close collaboration with its joint venture partner Tovani Benzaquen, expanded its activities in South America. The company proudly announces the acquisition of Volp Indústria e Comércio Ltda, a leading Brazilian distributor of supplies and solutions for the Personal Care segment.

Jul 05, 2022

Meet our Antioxidant expert: Interview with Amarins Schurer-Feenstra

Do you want to produce the best pet food quality ever; preserving nutrients, and securing a good taste and smell? Meet our Antioxidant expert: Interview with Amarins Schurer-Feenstra.

Jul 05, 2022

Meet our hydrocolloids expert: Interview with Jan Malý

Wondering how to improve your wet pet food? Meet Jan Malý! He can provide the best hydrocolloid blend that fits your specific requirements and application. Read his interview to discover more about his pet food knowledge and how he can help you to always find a better solution.

Jun 30, 2022

Barentz Acquires Specialty Ingredients Distributor ACE Trade in Czech Republic

Barentz acquired ACE Trade CZ, a distributor of specialty ingredients for the personal care, homecare and industrial markets. The company has over 24 years of experience in the specialty ingredients sector and is well known for the added value it brings to the cosmetics industry. Certain activities will be integrated into the Barentz CZ operations over the coming six months, whilst the current ACE Trade management oversees a smooth transition. ACE Trade CZ will continue to operate under its own name and entity for a limited period of time.

Jun 09, 2022

Barentz Annual Report 2021

Apr 21, 2022

General Starch Ltd. appoints Barentz as strategic partner for Indonesia

General Starch Limited, one of Thailand’s leading modified tapioca starch manufacturers, has appointed Barentz as its strategic partner for the distribution of their starch portfolio in Indonesia, beginning 21st April 2022.

Apr 15, 2022

What’s Behind the Plant-Based PetFood Boom?

Plant-based/vegan pet food launches are experiencing huge growth and outpacing traditional products, but what are the drivers?

Apr 01, 2022

Star Yeast - Inactive dried yeast

StarYeast® is a 100% natural ingredient from Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast fermentation using sugarcane juice as substrate.

Mar 22, 2022

Barentz Acquires Specialty Ingredients Distributor Unipex in France

Barentz has announced that it will acquire Unipex, a leading French distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemicals. The Paris-based company is one of the leading distributors in France, Benelux, and Africa and is well known in the French and Benelux markets for innovation and leading trend development, efficiently using their own formulations labs. The acquisition of this French platform is aligned with Barentz’ growth strategy to become the leading global life science distributor. The transaction is subject to the completion of legal and specified closing conditions, including the receipt of European merger control clearances.

Mar 09, 2022

Barentz Acquires DIVSA in Central America/Barentz Adquiere DIVSA en Centroamérica

Barentz has announced that it has acquired Distribuciones Industriales Variadas, S.A. (“Divsa” or the “Business”), Central America’s leading value-add distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemicals. With locations across Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica, and Panama, Divsa represents the ideal fit to bridge Barentz’ well-established presence in North and South America. The team will continue to be led by Mario Mena, Divsa’s President & Founder, and the headquarters will remain in Guatemala City.

Mar 07, 2022

Barentz awarded Silver from sustainability ratings agency EcoVadis

Barentz International is proud to announce that it has been granted Silver Level recognition from EcoVadis for its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) program. This is the second consecutive year in which Barentz has participated in the robust EcoVadis ESG review program.

Feb 03, 2022

Barentz Acquires Grasse in Brazil

Barentz has – through and in close collaboration with its joint venture partner Tovani Benzaquen - expanded its activities in South America. The companies proudly announce the acquisition of Grasse Aromas e Ingredientes, a leading Brazilian distributor of flavor and nutrition ingredients for the human nutrition and pharmaceutical industries.

Jan 27, 2022

Nucleotides in sow feed

ICC, our partner in yeast solutions wrote a great article about Hilyses, a hydrolyzed yeast, which improves the immune status and survival rate of piglets. The article is published in the international magazine Feedmagazine/Kraftfutter end of last year.

Jan 13, 2022

Barentz Acquires Chemcel and Launches Barentz Mexico/Barentz adquiere Chemcel y lanza Barentz México

Barentz International announced today that it has acquired certain assets of Chemcel, S.A. de C.V. (the “Business”), a value-add distributor of specialty ingredients into the Mexican pharmaceutical and nutrition markets.

Jan 04, 2022

Barentz appoints new CEO for APAC

Barentz International B.V. announces that Daniel Hitz has been appointed as CEO for APAC, starting from January 17th, 2022.