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Barentz opens office in Argentina

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Barentz opens an office in Argentina.

Barentz announces the opening of their office in Argentina. The opening of the Argentinian office is aligned with Barentz’ strategy to further grow in the South American market and to become the global leader in life science ingredients.

Barentz a leading global distributor of life science ingredients has recently been appointed by Roquette Freres as their strategic partner in Argentina for all human nutrition and pharmaceutical ingredients business. Additionally, the product portfolio has been expanded further by other specialty ingredients.

Strategic partner

Barentz opens an office in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The company is already represented in most countries. The office in Argentina further expands Barentz’ coverage in Latin America. The launch coincides with the appointment of Barentz Argentina as strategic partner of Roquette Freres in Argentina, for all human nutrition and pharmaceutical ingredients business. A complete team of experienced, technical experts will be fully operational at the Argentinian office right from the start.


According to CEO Hidde van der Wal, this new business activity in Argentina shows the power of good partnership. “Roquette and Barentz have been working closely together for many years in several countries by developing distribution channels backed up by technical expertise. We know exactly how to anticipate each other’s activities and understand where we are valuable in the chain. It’s a proven system that ensures we find the best solutions for our customers.”


“For all clients involved in our new set-up in Argentina, there will be numerous advantages and great opportunities for growth. Our local team of experts has successfully set up the Barentz Argentina office, with the characteristics of a Barentz branded, customer- and principal-centered operation”, said Frank Smit, Regional Director Latin America. “We will also use the knowledge and skills of our regional expert-team throughout Latin America to ensure the best local support and service for our Argentinian customers.”

With the broader network of regional expertise and the synergies between markets and top brands as offered by the regional and global Barentz organization, sustainable local growth for Barentz Argentina is expected in all life science markets: human nutrition, pharmaceuticals, personal care and animal nutrition.

Also read: Barentz International acquires Noack Group

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