Specialty Business Unit Rebrands as HORN Animal Nutrition

HORN Animal Nutrition to launch at industry trade show, Petfood Forum in Kansas City


LA MIRADA, Calif. – March 29, 2017 – HORN, North America’s premier distributor of specialty ingredients and raw materials, today revealed the rebranding of its specialty business unit from HORN Animal Wellness to HORN Animal Nutrition. The official launch of HORN Animal Nutrition will take place on April 4 at Petfood Forum in Kansas City.

“Since pioneering a business unit to serve the specialty needs of animals, HORN has left an imprint as the benchmark for supplying raw materials and high-quality ingredients to the pet industry,” said Jane Petrolino, vice president, HORN Animal Nutrition. “Our portfolio of world-class ingredients has grown since our inception in 2010; and our passion to be the first choice for sourcing quality ingredients to the pet industry has further progressed with the growth of our business. In an effort to best reflect our industry commitment, we are thrilled to rebrand our name as HORN Animal Nutrition.”

HORN Animal Nutrition will continue its commitment to serve the pet industry inclusive of pet food, treats, supplements and feed applications for dogs, cats, horses, pocket animals, avians, aquatics, reptiles and amphibians.

“The moniker of HORN Animal Nutrition also upholds the strategic alignment with our supplier partners as we maintain our role as their first choice for distribution partnership,” said Petrolino.

In celebration of this news, HORN Animal Nutrition will be hosting a champagne toast with its supplier partners, customers and industry friends at Petfood Forum booth no. 1218 at 3:30 p.m. on April 4.

About HORN

Established in 1961, HORN is North America’s premier distributor 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: Animal Nutrition, FoodTech, Nutraceuticals, Care Elements, Advanced Materials and Coatings and Building Materials.

As an employee-owned/ESOP company, HORN’s unique approach to customer service embraces challenge and opens opportunities to reinvent and improve on traditional business models. HORN ranks in the ICIS Top 10 list of North America Chemical Distribution Leaders.

Contact 800-442-HORN or visit www.ethorn.com for more information.

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