Barentz International and U.S. based AmTech Ingredients LLC announced its strategic cooperation for the production and distribution of specialty ingredients across the United States.

Headquartered close to Minneapolis, in Hudson, Wisconsin, AmTech Ingredients is a producer and supplier of powdered specialty food ingredients. With its range of powdered sweeteners, vinegars, condiments, nutritional and shortening ingredients, AmTech serves a wide spectrum of customers worldwide. For Barentz International, the strategic partnership with AmTech ingredients strengthens its position in production as well as distribution of specialty ingredients in the food and pet food sector in North America.

Hidde van der Wal, CEO of Barentz International explains that Barentz had been searching for a strategic partner in the USA for some time to strengthen its position in this part of the world. Barentz was looking for a company that shared similar values including strong technical expertise, production capabilities, an emphasis on quality ingredients and customer service.