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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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July 27, 2021

Barentz appointed Mike Emrich as President of its newly formed North American Human Nutrition vertical

Barentz, a leading global distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mike Emrich as President of its newly formed North American Human Nutrition vertical.

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June 30, 2021

Barentz Acquires Pestell Nutrition in North America

Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, June 30, 2021 - Barentz International, a leading global life science ingredients distributor, will be expanding its activities in North America. The company proudly announces it has entered into an agreement to acquire Pestell Nutrition, a prominent distributor of feed additives, nutritional ingredients, macro and trace minerals, and pet specialty ingredients for the animal health, animal nutrition and pet food sectors across Canada and the USA.

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June 18, 2021

Consistent, Custom Cinnamon Blends Now Available to North American Bakeries

Barentz announces that the North American bakery industry can now benefit from the expertise of knowledge-driven cinnamon specialists, Royal Polak Spices. Backed by over 150 years’ experience, Royal Polak, a wholly owned subsidiary of Barentz International B.V., is considered the number one cinnamon specialist in the world. Their state-of-the-art Cinnamon Lab located in Steenwijk, Netherlands, offers bakeries the ability to differentiate and innovate their products, while maintaining batch to batch flavor consistency.

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April 1, 2021

Maroon Group Rebranded to Barentz

Maroon Group (“Maroon Group”), a leading North American distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemicals, announced today that the company will be rebranded as Barentz, effective immediately. The name change follows the acquisition of Maroon Group by Barentz International (“Barentz”) in December 2020.

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October 14, 2020

Barentz To Acquire Maroon Group

Hoofddorp, The Netherlands, October 14th, 2020. Barentz International ("Barentz"), a leading global distributor of life science ingredients, has entered into a definitive, written agreement to acquire Maroon Group ("Maroon"), one of North America's leading specialty distributors. Maroon operates at a broad national level in the US market as well as across Canada. The acquisition of this leading North American platform, which is expected to close this quarter, will expand Barentz' activities and is aligned with Barentz' strategy to become a global leader in the life science and broader specialty chemical industries.

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August 19, 2020

Maroon Group Hires Beth Campbell as U.S. Human Resources Manager

Maroon Group, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients across North America, is excited to announce the appointment of Beth Campbell as Human Resources Manager for the U.S.

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July 1, 2020

Maroon Group Acquires Holland Chemicals

Maroon Group LLC announced today that it has acquired Holland Chemicals, a value-added distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients to the personal care, household & industrial cleaning, food, and industrial markets. Holland Chemicals' management team, led by Jonathon Rhodes, will continue to actively manage the business on a day-to-day basis. The addition of Holland Chemicals marks a continuation of Maroon Group's strategy of supporting customers and principal suppliers through industry-focused sales and technical teams throughout North America.

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