HORN Reveals Organics Pioneer, Bayliss Botanicals as New Supplier

Alliance with renowned organics supplier expands HORN’s product line and offers an edge on market trends.

LA MIRADA, Calif. – Mar. 30, 2016 – HORN, one of North America’s premier distributors of specialty ingredients and raw materials, today announced that it will represent Bayliss Botanicals through its specialty team of formulating chemists within its HORN Care Elements business unit. Serving a wide range of markets including personal care, consumer care and household, industrial and institutional cleaning (HI&I) markets, HORN Care Elements’ product line greatly expands with Bayliss Botanicals’ wide range of certified organic ingredients.

“A matriarch of certified organic standards, Bayliss Botanicals championed for real ingredients in personal care and cosmetics products, and has been a pioneer in California farming since the 1860s,” said Jeff Martin, president, HORN Specialties Division. “The heritage that Bayliss brings to HORN elevates our expertise in organics and helps our technical sales team offer an edge on market trends. This partnership translates to greater service capabilities, a broader range of options for our customers and a platform to introduce Bayliss to parallel markets we already serve.”

Bayliss Botanicals boasts organic ingredients certified by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), NSF International, Ecocert and COSMOS. Freshly harvested crops are immediately steam distilled though a proprietary process that preserves the original purity and integrity of the chemical structure. The quality of the distillates is then rigorously controlled using cutting-edge purity tests to offer the purest natural and organic products commercially available. Bayliss Botanicals ingredients are unadulterated, sustainably produced and grown within the U.S. on a family-run farm that has been in operation for 150 years.

“Bayliss Botanicals is dedicated to offering ingredients that preserve the purity and essence of nature,” said Donna Bayliss, owner and chief executive officer, Bayliss Botanicals. “The technical knowledge of the HORN team seamlessly dovetails with Bayliss’ unmatched organic botanical expertise and product offering. Together, we are positioned to leverage the specialized strengths of each company and provide customers with quality ingredients and an unparalleled level of service.”

About HORN

Established in 1961 as The E.T. HORN Company, HORN is one of North America’s premier distributors of specialty ingredients, chemicals and raw materials. Originally founded as a specialty chemical distributor, HORN remains an entrepreneurial-driven company with a team of technically expert and trained professionals. Headquartered in La Mirada, Calif., its specialized market segments encompass six distinct distribution business units: Care Elements, FoodTech, Nutraceuticals, Animal Wellness, Coatings and Building Materials and Advanced Materials.

For more than 50 years, HORN’s entrepreneurial approach to customer service embraces challenge and opens opportunities to reinvent and improve on traditional business models. HORN ranks in the ICIS Top 20 list of North America Chemical Distribution Leaders and is an employee-owned/ESOP company. Contact 800-442-HORN or visit www.ethorn.com for more information.

About Bayliss Botanicals

The matriarch of certified organic standards going beyond “food and beverage,” Bayliss Botanicals championed for real ingredients in personal care and cosmetics at the infancy of the organic movement. California farmers since the 1860s, Bayliss Botanicals is green and sustainable, delivering the real freshness of flower and herbal distillates you can taste and smell. Visit www.baylissbotanicals.com to learn more about our rich history.