|[February 18, 2014]
BENEO Selects HORN as Western U.S. Regional Distributor
LA MIRADA, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Inc. and HORN
today announced a new partnership. Effective Feb. 18, HORN, one of North
America's premier distributors of specialty ingredients, was selected as
BENEO's Western U.S. regional distributor. BENEO, a leading manufacturer
of functional nutrients for healthy nutrition, offers complementary
solutions for HORN's full line of best-in-class ingredients.
"HORN's reputation of servicing the industry with seasoned and
technically-expert professionals was a key factor in the careful
selection of our Western U.S. regional distributor," said Joe O'Neill,
president and general manager, Beneo USA. "We've developed a mutual
enthusiasm for our new partnership, and together, we strive to better
serve the food and nutrition industry through our strategic
collaboration and dedication."
BENEO Product Lineup
HORN serves the food and nutrition industry with an emphasis on the
health and wellness sector. As a global leader in ingredient
development, production and research, BENEO offers specialized nutrients
from natural sources aimed to meet current market demands and
Now available through HORN in the Western U.S.:
Functional Fibers: Including Orafti® inulin and
fructooligosaccharide (FOS) products sourced from chicory root.
Functional Carbohydrates: Including Palatinose™ and ISOMALT.
Specialty Rice Ingredients
"Representing a world-class company like BENEO upholds HORN's heritage
of partnering with industry-leading ingredients manufacturers," said Jim
Berg, vice president, HORN FoodTech. "HORN is proud to announce our
partnership with BENEO as we continually enhance our product lineup of
high-quality, efficacious ingredients to benefit our customer base."
To learn more about this news, visit HORN FoodTech's tabletop displays
at upcoming local Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) tradeshows in
Oregon, Feb. 24; Tacoma, Wash., Feb. 25; British Columbia, Feb. 26; and
Southern California, March 6; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BENEO offers functional ingredients derived from chicory roots, beet
sugar, rice and wheat. BENEO is the ideal partner to help improve a
product in its nutritional and technological characteristics. In
addition, BENEO serves a broad section of the food and nutrition
industry including bakery, cereals, beverages, confectionary, dairy
products, soups and sauces. Key nutritional benefits are 'less fat',
'less sugar', 'less calories', 'added fibre', 'gluten-free' and dairy
alternatives as well as energy management, digestive, bone and dental
health. Key technological benefits focus on taste and texture
improvements. Through a unique chain of expertise, including the
BENEO-Institute that provides decisive insights into nutrition science
and legislation, and the BENEO-Technology Center that consults in
application technology, BENEO actively supports customers in the
development of more balanced and healthy food products.
BENEO is a division of the Südzucker Group, employs almost 900 people
and has production units in Belgium, Chile, Germany and Italy. For
further information on BENEO and its ingredients, visit www.BENEO.com.
Established in 1961 as The E.T. HORN Company, HORN
is one of North America's premier distributors of specialty ingredients
and raw materials. HORN is an entrepreneurial-driven company with a team
of technically-proficient and trained professionals. Headquartered in La
Mirada, Calif., with representation in 11 western states and in the
Southwest, its specialized market segments encompass seven distinct
business units: FoodTech, Nutraceuticals, Care Elements, Animal
Wellness, Advanced Materials, Coatings and Building Materials, and
Composites and Fabrication 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 is an employee-owned/ESOP
company. Contact 800-442-HORN or visit www.ethorn.com
for more information.
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