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.

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

Product Quality

. 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