Seasoned Ingredients Sales Professional, Christine Minor Joins HORN FoodTech

Christine Minor joins HORN FoodTech as senior account manager to serve Southern California customers. 

LA MIRADA, Calif. – July 14, 2016 – HORN, North America’s premier distributor of specialty ingredients and raw materials, today announced the hire of Christine Minor as senior account manager to serve HORN FoodTech’s Southern California customers. Minor joins HORN with 26 years of expertise in food, beverage and nutritional ingredient sales.

“Since the 70s, HORN has maintained an impeccable reputation for leadership in ingredients distribution among the community of food technologists,” said Jacqueline Grisotti, sales manager, HORN FoodTech. “When we sought a candidate to take over our SoCal territory, we wanted to find someone who would bring the same clout on the field that our partners have come to expect of us. I’m proud to say, Christine fits the bill and brings to HORN a stellar industry reputation, technical expertise and an enthusiasm that assures her ability to justly represent HORN.”

Prior to joining HORN, Minor was a business development manager at DSM Nutritional Products. Throughout her career, she consistently displayed ingredients sales success as a top performer at notable companies including ACH Foods, Cargill, Ocean Nutrition Canada and Nellson Nutraceutical. Her vast technical knowledge spans a wide range of applications from bakery to confections to nutritional bars and beverages. Minor’s familiarity with the Southern California territory also provides an advantage as she attends to the needs of food technologists and formulators in a key market for HORN.

“I worked with HORN more than 10 years ago as a former supplier partner and I have remained impressed with their professionalism and technical capabilities,” said Minor. “To discover that the many faces I knew back then are still here today is a clear testament that this would be a great place to work. HORN has an unsurpassed industry reputation and I am beyond thrilled to continue my career with this organization.”

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: FoodTech, Nutraceuticals, Care Elements, Advanced Materials, Coatings and Building Materials and Animal Wellness.

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 for more information.