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Tovani Benzaquen acquires distributor of specialized ingredients in Personal Care

Tovani Benzaquen acquires distributor of highly specialized ingredients for Personal Care in Brazil.


A linkable Benzaquen Ingredients, major distributor of food ingredients in South America, company Barentz Group, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the company Chemspecs, high performance distributor of personal care products (Personal Care) No brazil.


– Chemspecs is the largest specialized distributor of ingredients for Personal Care serving the cosmetics industry in Brazil;


– Its product portfolio and customer base are complementary to the Tovani Benzaquen;


– The transaction will strengthen, further, the growth of the Barentz Group within the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries in the South American market.


“This is a big step for all of us”, Moses said Benzaquen, CEO da Tovani Benzaquen. "The highly qualified sales team with technical experts Chemspecs and a well equipped application laboratory, will be of great value. It is the perfect complement to the team Tovani Benzaquen and will certainly increase the development of our portfolio of products and services. "


Hidde van der Wal, The CEO Barentz, adds: “We had great expectations for our partnership with a Tovani Benzaquen and they were overcome! Our partnership and collaboration quickly proved its value, producing more and better solutions to our current and new customer base. Our businesses are complementary in terms of markets served, main commercial relationships, providing products and business culture. Our shared entrepreneurial mindset and our deep experience in our business unite us. I am convinced that integration with Chemspecs also follow the same successful path ".

About Tovani Benzaquen ingredients and the Barents

Headquartered in São Paulo, the Tovani Benzaquen ingredients is part of the Barentz International since 2018 and is a major distributor of food ingredients in South America since 1992. The company serves more than 1.000 customers throughout Brazil and neighboring countries. Tovani and Barentz work in all segments of Brazilian industries Life Science: food and drinks, dairy products, supplements, pharmaceutical products, animal feed and personal care (Personal Care).


The Barentz Group is a leading global supplier of ingredients for industries Life Science. Representing leading suppliers worldwide, the Barentz offers its customers a comprehensive portfolio of special ingredients, unique ingredients including mixtures thereof and ( blends ) own production, all backed by the best technical staff and first-rate application laboratories. The Barentz is present in more than 60 countries, It has a volume of approximately € 1.1 billion business, and employs over 1.100 contributors.

About Chemspecs

Founded in 1996, Chemspecs distributes the special ingredients for the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries in Brazil, besides being a distributor of high-performance personal care products ( Personal Care ). Headquartered in São Paulo, the company has a highly qualified application laboratory, as well as a strong sales team.