HORN Animal Nutrition Partners With Hormel Foods Ingredients       


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HORN, a North American distributor of specialty ingredients and raw materials, partnered with Hormel Foods Ingredients. Hormel Foods Ingredients is the business-to-business division of the specialty products segment at Hormel Foods. The selection of HORN Animal Nutrition as its sole distributor in the U.S. will allow the division to enhance its market reach in the pet food industry, said company officials.


“HORN’s reputation and culture parallels that of our brand,” said Nicole Shute, national sales and marketing manager, specialty products ingredients at Hormel Foods in Austin, Minn. “The HORN Animal Nutrition team has specialized technical sales proficiencies that will be instrumental in helping grow our presence in this category.”


Hormel Foods Ingredients features a robust portfolio of specialty protein ingredients including the following featured products: savory fats, including bacon, beef, chicken, lard, turkey; dairy; clean label broth, including beef, bone, chicken, pork, turkey; and peanut butter.


“It is an honor to represent Hormel Foods Ingredients, whose prestigious name is synonymous to quality protein products,” said Jane Petrolino, vice president at HORN Animal Nutrition in La Mirada, Calif...