HORN Secures Distribution Agreement with ISC Gums

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HORN SEcures Distribution Agreement with ISC Gums

IMCD Company, HORN Now Represents Leading Manufacturer of Gum Acacia

LA MIRADA, Calif. – Sept. 25, 2018 – HORN, an IMCD company (“HORN”) and premier distributor of specialty ingredients and raw materials, today announced a new distribution agreement with ISC Gums. HORN has been selected as ISC Gums’ specialty distributor in the Western U.S. effective immediately. ISC Gums is the leading manufacturer of gum acacia and offers 100% natural ingredients manufactured in the U.S.

“The rich history behind ISC Gums continues to be the foundation for its commitment to quality and ethically sound manufacturing practices today,” said Jacqueline Grisotti, vice president, HORN FoodTech. “It is a company of integrity, with an evident objective to secure success for its customers through consistent quality, product availability and technical support. HORN’s sales team is thrilled to add ISC Gums to our product line to continue offering best-in-class specialty ingredients to our valued customers.”

Since 1941, ISC Gums has been the leading manufacturer and pioneer of spray dried gum acacia. Its products offer a broad range of applications including flavors, bars, beverages, confectionaries and dry blends among many others. Quality is an essential product feature with certifications available for organic, non-GMO, kosher and halal. ISC Gums products meet industry standards for clean-label, all-natural ingredients.

“HORN’s reputation was a key factor in our selection process for a distribution agreement in the Western U.S.,” said Matthew Berliner, vice president, ISC Gums. “Its seasoned sales team, business model and customer base allow us to have a reliable extension of our sales operation. This is important in meeting our primary objective to offer the highest level of service to our customers. We have high expectations for a successful transition as HORN takes on the responsibilities of supporting our Western U.S. customers.”

HORN will represent ISC Gums across multiple industries within its territory including food, nutrition, nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals, personal care and animal nutrition.

About HORN
HORN, an IMCD company is North America’s premier distributor of specialty ingredients, chemicals and raw materials. Originally founded as a specialty chemical distributor in 1961, 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: Nutraceuticals, FoodTech, Care Elements, Animal Nutrition, Advanced Materials, Coatings and Building Materials.

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 20 list of North America Chemical Distribution Leaders.

Contact 800-442-HORN or visit for more information.

About ISC Gums
ISC Gums is the leading manufacturer of gum acacia, supplier of hydrocolloids and developer of Fusion Stabilizing Systems. Founded in 1941, ISC Gums is still family-owned and operated today. Its commitment to quality and service makes ISC Gums a reliable supplier, genuinely dedicated to customer success. ISC Gums offers a full line of custom products, inspiring concepts and innovative solutions.

For more information, visit or call 732-248-1946.