HORN (La Mirada, CA) has announced a new partnership with Innovative Food Processors, Inc. (IFP, Faribault, MN). HORN will represent IFP as its sales distributor throughout the Western and Southwestern U.S. territories, offering a line of specialty ingredients including IFP’s micro-encapsulated technology PrimeCAP and Insta*Thick agglomerated products. These ingredients offer unique functional solutions to a variety of bakery, confection, meat and nutritional applications.
“IFP’s line of encapsulated and agglomerated products fits strategically with HORN’s portfolio of specialty items designed to help customers solve processing challenges,” said Jacqueline Grisotti, sales manager, HORN FoodTech. “The applications for IFP ingredients are endless and cater to the needs of food technologists as they seek to preserve flavor, stability and functionality of their products. Their processing benefits also extend to other nutritional markets within HORN’s area of expertise including nutritional and dietary supplements. Partnering with an innovative leader that is IFP strengthens our capabilities as we continually provide our customers with effective solutions to address their formulation challenges.”
IFP’s patented micro-encapsulation PrimeCAP technology applies multiple layers of coating over ingredient particles for ingredient isolation to provide controlled interaction, unique flavor performance and to protect ingredient stability and functionality. IFP’s Insta*Thick instantized ingredients accelerate dispersion while adding stability and texture in a dust free and free flowing form.
“IFP is passionate about our quest to develop innovative solutions that help make the execution stages of product development seamless,” said Walt Zackowitz, director of marketing, IFP Specialty Ingredients Group. “Whether it is nutrition, solubility, taste, marketing, packaging or quality management, IFP products deliver on all levels to support the success of nutritional and food formulators. We look forward to working with HORN to expand the reach of our high-performing ingredient solutions in the marketplace.”
Matt Quade, product manager, IFP Specialty Ingredients Group added, “We are proud to align our commercial resources with a distinguished channel partner with decades of proven record of delivering value to food and nutrition companies in the West and Southwest.”