About Barentz

The global life science and specialty performance ingredients distributor

About Barentz

Who we are

Barentz is a global leading distributor of high-performance Life Science ingredients. The company provides ingredients and specialties from leading manufacturers worldwide, along with value-added technical support, including premixing, blending, ingredient formulation, and testing at its state-of-the-art formulation centers and application laboratories in EMEA, the Americas, and Asia-Pacific.

Our numbers

Founded in
1953
Present in
70+
Countries
Dedicated to​
25,000+
Customers
Revenue
€ 2,5​
billion
Global team of
2,700+
employees
Organised​ in ​
4 regions
EMEA,
North America,
South America,
APAC
53
Laboratories
operate in 6 divisions
Human Nutrition,
Pharmaceuticals,
Nutraceuticals,
Personal Care,
Performance Materials,
Animal Nutrition

WHAT WE DO

Delivering better ingredient solutions

Thousands of customers worldwide have access to our world-class principal ingredients and their brands. For our customers, we provide access to the best ingredients solutions available to add value.

We are ambassadors, technological experts, networkers and a business platform connecting ingredients manufacturers and users across all areas. Additionally, we source complementary ingredients, formulate custom products and apply our market- and technological knowledge.

As a result, we deliver better ingredient solutions for our customers, for consumers and the planet.

WHAT DRIVES US

"Always a better solution"

Driven by the powerful blend of entrepreneurship, partnership and knowledge, we collaborate with our principals and customers to create and deliver ‘Always a better solution’’ on a global- or local scale.​

Our Values define us

We are One Team

Operating as one team makes us stronger, smarter and better. We embrace teamwork and partnership with our customers, suppliers and colleagues.

We are Knowledge Driven

Knowledge is at the core of who we are, we are a global team of local experts and formulators with a deep understanding of industry trends and challenges.

We embrace Change

We are flexible, responsive and adapt easily to change. We are always looking for a better solution.

We are Entrepreneurial

We are proactive, practical and seek opportunities for continuous growth.

We are Strong Partners

We value and nourish our partnerships with principals, customers, suppliers and other partners, supporting them in their long-term success.

We live by Integrity

Honesty, integrity, transparency and loyalty are part of our DNA and guide us in everything we do.

Our principles

Knowledge

We are specialists in the life science ecosystem. With 70 + years of experience, Barentz has the insight and expertise that only time, and endless enquiry can produce.

Entrepreneurship​

Barentz is and does many things, but the entrepreneurial spirit that drives us remains unwavering. In the business of better, we are the preferred partners that make it happen.​.

Partnership

A distributor’s success relies on its ability to identify, develop and sustain quality partnerships. Barentz commits to bettering our ESG performance and working with partners that truly align with these values.