Tate & Lyle has signed a distribution agreement with US-based speciality ingredients distributor HORN.
HORN will serve as Tate & Lyle’s primary US ingredients distributor for its clients in the nutrition industry as a result of the agreement.
The companies claim that their respective positions and expertise in the segment means they are well-placed to provide a diverse range of products to consumers in the nutrition industry.
Vincent Pinneri, senior vice-president and general manager, Speciality Food Ingredients North America at Tate & Lyle said: “We sought a speciality nutritional ingredients distribution partner to support the growth of our Speciality Food Ingredients business in the US and HORN was the clear choice.
“Tate & Lyle’s extensive portfolio of speciality sweeteners, fibres and oat ingredients is well aligned with HORN’s depth of expertise and customer base in the nutritional industry.
“The synergies between our companies and this new partnership will provide mutual growth opportunities and increased access to innovative products in the markets we serve.”
Adam Ernst, vice-president, HORN Nutraceuticals added: “Innovation is at the heart of Tate & Lyle.
“Bringing this organization into the mix of our world-class suppliers upholds HORN’s commitment to support marketplace innovation.
“Our technical sales team is naturally thrilled to add Tate & Lyle ingredients to our product line, which dovetails nicely with HORN’s other speciality ingredients.
“As the preferred national distributor for Tate & Lyle’s ingredients for the nutrition industry in the US, HORN continues its industry commitment to provide market-leading ingredients that promote nutrition and wellness with innovation as a primary objective.”
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