Who we are

Origination, LLC remains true to our founding ideals; ideals that continue
to be the driving force behind our commitment to the highest product quality, exceptional value, and best in class customer service.

Origination, LLC, a member of the Pestell Nutrition group of companies, has been a leading distributor of high-quality animal feed ingredients since our beginning in 1945.

Over the course of nearly eight decades, our business has grown and evolved into the multi-faceted corporation of today. We have proudly expanded our offerings to include the Industrial, Fertilizer, and
Ice Melt industries, while continuing to build long-term relationships with our customers and suppliers.

Our focus on production automation and strong supply chain has provided a long history of stability through economic and commodity cycles. We enjoy a strategic access to river, rail and road transportation which allows for extensive domestic and international distribution to better serve our customers.

We look forward to showing you how these strengths will work for you! Click here to contact us.

Check out a little history of Origination, LLC.

1945
Earl Fallin, a chemical and mechanical engineer, began operations as American Phosphate Company.
1996
Earl’s son, John assumes leadership of the business, establishing Feed Products North, Inc.
1998
A new headquarters and manufacturing facility opens in Maplewood, MN.
2010
A second manufacturing location begins operations in Rosemount, MN.
2012
The company becomes Origination, Inc., a name that reflects origin-to-destination values.
2012
Expands into an industrial line of products with the introduction of ethanol urea.
2012
Implements new technology for bags and pallet stack solutions.
2012
Increases toting capacity with installation of an automated toter in Rosemount.
2013
Computerized manufacturing system is installed in Rosemount to streamline production.
2014
New equipment in Rosemount increases manufacturing capacity of proprietary ingredients.
2016
Faster truck loading is enabled with computerized truck scaling systems in Maplewood and Rosemount.
2019
Origination, Inc. is acquired by Pestell Nutrition and becomes Origination, LLC.
2020
A new Corporate Headquarters is opened in Woodbury, MN.
2020
Manufacturing facilities are consolidated to Rosemount, MN with an introduction of covered loadout for specific products.

Product Quality



Trust
. The most essential factor in your purchasing decisions.
You trust your suppliers to provide unquestionably high-quality
and safe products for your business requirements. Your company’s success depends on it. We understand and earn that trust day in and day out. Our dedicated teams search the globe to provide
only the safest, highest quality products which we back with
our team of scientists working to continually insure we exceed
your expectations. Every day, every shipment.

We refuse to settle for less.

Click here to view our Safe Feed Safe Food Certification