Family owned company continues building around the needs of Idaho farmers 

BOISE, Idaho — Tuesday, November 12, 2013 — Last month, Hormel Foods presented Rangen Inc.’s Commodities Division with its prestigious Spirit of Excellence supplier award for its processing and marketing of dry beans grown in Idaho last year.

In a letter to owner Christopher Rangen, Jeffery M. Ettinger, CEO at Hormel, said Rangen’s commitment to quality, seHormel_awardrvice, innovation and customer satisfaction was considered outstanding and that the company has played an important role in Hormel’s success.

“We are extremely excited about the award and believe that it further emphasizes our long history of success in providing exceptional products and service at home in Idaho and throughout the Northwest,” Rangen Inc. said in a prepared statement.

Located in Buhl, Rangen Inc. is a privately held specialty aquaculture and general feed manufacturer with corporate headquarters strategically located in the Snake River Valley area of southern Idaho. The company operates four divisions: Aquaculture (Rangen research, research hatchery, and feed manufacturing), General Feeds (providing nutritionally balanced feeds for livestock, farm animals, and pets), Commodities (dry beans) and Logistics.Rangen Bean Warehouse

Rangen Inc. has been a family owned and operated company for almost 90 years – owner and President Christopher Rangen is the third generation. In the 1920s, founder Theodor Rangen began building his company around the needs of Idaho farmers – and the tradition continues today.  Its responsiveness to the market has helped the company grow from the manufacture and delivery of feed and ice in the early 20th century, to a world-class provider of a broad range of agricultural and aquaculture products and services in the Northwest.

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