Barentz acquires Noack Group: consolidation and development in Central-East Europe
Barentz International, one of the leading European distribution groups for raw materials and ingredients dedicated to the industry in the food, nutraceutical, pharmaceutical and feed sectors, expands its activities in the Central-Eastern Europe region.
The company proudly announces the acquisition of a majority stake in the Noack Group, a company specialized in the distribution of ingredients for animal nutrition and the livestock industry. In addition, Noack supplies the food and veterinary industry with a wide range of agri-food products and veterinary diagnostic test systems.
The Noack Group is headquartered in Vienna and has an extensive presence in Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia. In neighboring countries, such as North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Moldova, Noack cooperates with local partners. The Group achieved an annual turnover of € 60 million in 2020.
Noack International was founded in 1980 in Switzerland. As a supplier to the animal feed industry, specialized in additives and specialties, the Noack Group is aware of its role as an integral part of the food chain, "from farm to table". Its range of products offers cost-effective solutions, with a strong commitment to animal health and welfare. The Agro-Food and Veterinary Diagnostics departments provide a wide range of products dedicated to the analysis and safety of food raw materials and the detection of infectious diseases in farms and pets. To date, the Group employs more than 130 experienced people in the sector, who are dedicated to providing optimal solutions for the needs of their customers.
Barentz is one of the leading European distribution groups for raw materials and ingredients dedicated to industry in the food, nutraceutical, pharmaceutical and feed sectors. The company is constantly looking for specific ingredients from leading global producers and its team of experts provides the necessary technical support as an added value, including premix creations, customized formulations and application tests in the laboratory and in the field. Founded in 1953, Barentz operates in more than 60 countries, with a strong presence in EMEA, Asia-Pacific and a growing presence in North America and Latin America. With a turnover of € 1.4 billion, the company is made up of more than 1,500 employees worldwide and supplies over 21,000 customers.