Adeka Europe GmbH appoints Barentz Personal Care as its North American Distributor

October 14, 2022

Effective October 1st 2022, Adeka Europe GmbH has appointed Barentz as its Exclusive North American distributer of Adeka's bioferments in Personal Care. Barentz Personal Care, a leading global specialty distributor, brings some of the best customer service and solutions offerings in the industry. Barentz is ready to serve as Adeka's channel to market for sustainable ingredients across the U.S. and Canada.

Adeka offers a range of sustainable actives produced from a unique natural bio-fermentation process:

•All of Adeka’s biofermented actives are 100% Natural and non-GMO, Sustainable, Biodegradable, and Cosmos approved.

•Adeka’s line features Retinaturel. Retinaturel contains natural Retinal, which is metabolized into retinoic acid and eventually Vitamin A. It is natural, stable and has a safer profile than Retinol. Retinaturel is a very effective anti-aging agent.

•Adeka’s bioferments are all reinforced with strong clinical studies.

About Barentz
Barentz is a leading global life science ingredients distributor. The company sources branded specialty ingredients from leading manufacturers worldwide and its ingredient experts provide value-added technical support which includes pre-mixing, blending, ingredient formulation and ingredient testing from its state-of-the-art, customized formulation centers and application laboratories in EMEA, Americas and Asia-Pacific. Established in 1953, Barentz has operations in more than 60 countries with a strong presence in Europe and North America, and a rapidly growing network in Latin America and Asia-Pacific. With a turnover of € 2.1 billion, the company employs around 2000 people worldwide and serves over 22,000 customers. For more information, visit:

About Adeka Europe GmbH
ADEKA has been present in the cosmetics & detergents market in Europe for more than 20 years now. In 1999, ADEKA centralized their European sales activities in a new head office, ADEKA Europe GmbH, in Düsseldorf, Germany. ADEKA Corporation is a manufacturer with a century of experience. We have 4 R&D and 15 production sites worldwide. For more information, visit: