Biesterfeld, one of the world's leading distributors in the field of plastics, rubber and specialty chemicals, is exclusively extending its existing distribution of Carbonwave's SeaBalance 2000 product with immediate effect. At the beginning of the year, Biesterfeld was already granted distribution rights for the DACH region, Poland and the Baltic States – now the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Croatia will be added. Carbonwave is a public benefit corporation whose mission is to enable gigaton-scale carbon drawdown by upcycling Sargassum seaweed into ultra-regenerative, plant-based biomaterials. 

SeaBalance 2000 is a seaweed-based cosmetic emulsifier made from upcycled sargassum seaweed. ISO16128 99.5% natural and suitable for body and cosmetic applications.

"We are pleased to be able to expand our existing distribution rights with Carbonwave after only a few months. This is a clear indication of the excellent cooperation so far. Our team can now reach even more customers across Europe to meet the growing demand for sustainable raw materials and resources," says Jyle Garleff, Product Manager, Biesterfeld Specialty Chemicals.

 "The first months of cooperation with Biesterfeld were characterized by mutual trust and success. For us, an extension of the distribution rights was therefore the next logical step. We look forward to a continued successful partnership," says Jeff Yeh, Vice President of Personal Care, Carbonwave.

About Biesterfeld Spezialchemie 

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is one of the leading international distributors of specialty chemical products, pharma and food ingredients. The company offers extensive market knowledge and tailor-made, application-based technical advice across a diverse product portfolio. It focuses on the requirements of selected industries, including composites and tooling, personal care and cleaning, healthcare, paints and coatings, adhesives, polyurethane, construction, nutrition, food supplements, electric, electronic and energy.

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is a division of the Biesterfeld Group, one of the world's leading distribution and service companies in the field of plastics, rubber and specialty chemicals. Founded in 1906 in Hamburg, Germany, today the group has more than 1000 employees across 50 locations in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Africa and generates an annual revenue of 1.4 billion EUR. The fully family-owned company operates in the business divisions Biesterfeld Plastic, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie and Biesterfeld Performance Rubber.

About Carbonwave  

Carbonwave is the world's leading developer of ultra-regenerative, plant-based, advanced biomaterials from seaweed. The company transforms Sargassum seaweed, a resource long considered waste which does not need land or other inputs to grow, into biomaterials which replace petroleum products and other harmful industrial inputs. Carbonwave is part of a new wave of companies that are building the next-generation economies that will heal the planet through materials that are regeneratively sourced from our oceans. For more information, please visit

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