HORN Animal Nutrition, a North American distributor of specialty ingredients and raw materials, has announced its distribution partnership 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 US will allow the division to enhance its market reach in the pet food industry.
“HORN’s reputation and culture parallels that of our brand,” said Nicole Shute, national sales and marketing manager of Specialty Products Ingredients at Hormel Foods. “The HORN Animal Nutrition team has specialized technical sales proficiencies that will be instrumental in helping grow our presence in this category.”
Pet owners want a lot from their pet food brands. They want primary proteins that suit what they believe is best for their animal. They want grains or they don't. They want something customized, but it has to be easy to understand.
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