Dutch Distributor Barentz expands Food Ingredients Supply Capabilities
Food and feed ingredients distributor Barentz International N.V. (Hoofddorp, The Netherlands) announced yesterday that it has formed a Joint Venture (“JV”) with Strik B.V. (Eemnes, The Netherlands), owner of the TasteStrik© family of brands. The company, a specialised developer, producer and distributor of flavourings and ingredients for the European food industry, was established in 1991. In 2018 it shipped ca. 4’200 MT of ingredients in 14’000 shipments to customers in the Bakery, Cereal, Chocolate, Confectionery, Culinary, Dairy and Specialty Food sub-sectors across Europe.
To ensure continuity and stability, Robert Strik will continue to lead TasteStrik© as Managing Director. According to CEO Hidde van der Waal, Barentz expects to make the solutions developed by the company available to customers globally through its network of laboratories and application specialists.
No financial details were disclosed on the transaction.
Source: Barentz press release
HGE – DCG / 14.06.2019