TRADESHOWS

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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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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