TRADESHOWS

February 27, 2023

Barentz Welcomes Rick Richard to the Human Nutrition Team

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to welcome Rick Richard to our expanding Human Nutrition team as Vice President, Principal Management.

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February 13, 2023

Barentz announces North American leadership transition

Barentz announces a planned leadership transition in its North America business. Mike McKenna who previously served as President & COO North America, will become CEO North America. Terry Hill, former CEO, will join the company's Supervisory Board. These appointments are effective March 1, 2023.

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January 19, 2023

Top 7 Specialty Food Trends for 2023

As the world changes, so do our taste buds. These days, people are more adventurous than ever when it comes to trying new foods. Here are 7 specialty food trends that will be taking the world by storm in 2023.

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October 5, 2022

Barentz Acquires Viachem in the USA

Barentz International, a global life science ingredients distributor, announced today that it has acquired Viachem, Ltd (“Viachem”), a specialty distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemicals. By combining a dedicated market research function and digitally enabled sales & marketing capabilities, Viachem represents a market growth engine for Barentz and its principal suppliers. The team will continue to be led by Mike Efting, Viachem’s President & Founder, and offices will remain in Plano, TX and Augusta, GA.

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June 7, 2022

Barentz Welcomes Siska Debert to the Human Nutrition Team

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to welcome Siska Debert to our expanding Human Nutrition sales team as a Senior Account Manager covering California, United States.

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March 16, 2022

Barentz Acquires DIVSA in Central America

Barentz International, a global life science ingredients distributor, announced today 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.

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February 23, 2022

Barentz North America Receives Gold Level 2022 EcoVadis Sustainability Rating for ESG Program

Barentz North America, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemicals across North America, is proud to announce that it has been granted Gold Level recognition from EcoVadis for its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) program. This is the sixth consecutive year in which Barentz North America has received EcoVadis certification for its leading ESG program.

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January 24, 2022

Barentz to Distribute ACT Polyols’ Glucose Sweeteners and Plant Proteins in North America

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients throughout North America, is pleased to be appointed as the exclusive North American distributor for ACT Polyols (Pvt) Limited (ACT), a Pakistan-based manufacturer of Non-GMO Project Verified and Certified Organic rice-derived sweeteners and proteins.

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January 13, 2022

Barentz Acquires Chemcel and Launches Barentz Mexico

Barentz International, a leading global life science ingredients distributor, 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. Through its technical sales team, in-house formulary capabilities, and a product portfolio focused on specialty excipients, the Business provides the natural platform to further expand into the Mexican market as Barentz Mexico. The team will continue to be led by Julio Rendon and the headquarters will remain in Mexico City.

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November 29, 2021

Giving back - Barentz shows support to global communities by partnering with Fill It Forward to donate to clean water projects.

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to support clean water initiatives through Fill-it-Forward.

October 7, 2021

Barentz Expands Human Nutrition Team

Barentz, a leading distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to welcome Matthew Najm to our expanding Human Nutrition sales team as an Account Manager covering Ontario, Canada.

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August 9, 2021

Barentz to Distribute BASF Enzymes in North American HI&I Market

Barentz, a world-class distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions throughout North America, is excited to announce our relationship with BASF which covers the Lavergy® product line, a new high-performance line of enzymes for use in detergents.

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