On September 2, 2020, Barentz International, a leading global distributor of life science ingredients, has expanded its activities in taste and nutrition even further with the acquisition of the Dutch-based spice company: De Weerd Spices – specialist in natural taste development and innovation for the European food industry.
De Weerd Spices specifically adds value in natural taste development and innovation, with a focus on meat, snacks and vegetarian products. The acquisition is aligned with Barentz’ strategy to become a global leader in the life science industries, and to further develop taste and nutrition knowledge, products and services within the Human Nutrition sector.
The completion of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approval.
Mr. Jac Sars, the owner of De Weerd has become a Board Member in the Barentz Group, with the role of strategic advisor.