Learn more about trends in annual revenues of the top companies in

Europe, Asia and globally with Petfood Industry Top Companies Historical Data.

These 10 pet food companies ranked among the top in 2019 annual revenue amongcompanies based in the United States, according to Petfood Industry’s Top PetFood Companies Current Data. Learn more about trends in annual revenues of thetop companies in Europe, Asia and globally with Petfood Industry Top CompaniesHistorical Data.

1. Mars Petcare Inc.


Mars Petcare is the world’s leading pet food company. Its nearly 50 pet foodbrands include five, billion-dollar brands. The company is increasinglylooking to diversify its revenue streams. Mars Petcare also owns the BluePearlchain of emergency and specialty veterinary care clinics and Banfield animalhospitals.

Brands: Pedigree, Iams, Whiskas, Royal Canin, Banfield pet hospitals,Cesar, Eukanuba, Sheba, and Temptations.

2. Nestlé Purina PetCare


Nestlé Purina PetCare remains a top player in the global pet care industry.The company reported 7% organic growth in its pet care products in 2019. Longa leader in the U.S. market, Nestlé Purina also operates pet food factories in19 countries. Nestlé Purina claims three headquarters globally: St. Louis,Missouri, USA, for its North American and Latin American operations; Lausanne,Switzerland, in Europe; and Sydney, Australia, covering Asia, Oceania andAfrica. Its parent company Nestlé’s world headquarters are in Vevey,Switzerland.

Brands: Alpo, Bakers, Beggin’, Beneful, Beyond, Busy, Cat Chow, ChefMichael’s Canine Creations, Deli-Cat, Dog Chow, Fancy Feast, Felix, Friskie’s,Frosty Paws, Gourmet, Just Right, Kit & Kaboodle, Mighty Dog, Moist & Meaty,Muse, Purina, Purina ONE, Purina Pro Plan, Pro Plan Veterinary Diets, SecondNataure, T-Bonz and Waggin’ Train, Zuke’s, Castor & Pollux

3. J.M. Smucker


J.M. Smucker is a leading producer, distributor and marketer of premium-quality, branded pet food and pet snacks in the U.S. Smucker runs processingplants in Decatur, Alabama; Lawrence, Kansas; and Buffalo, New York, USA. Botha processing plant and distribution center are operated at locations inTopeka, Kansas, and Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, USA. In addition to its ownbrands, Smucker produces and distributes private-label pet products andutilizes 16 co-packers and 12 re-packers in the U.S., Canada and Thailand.

Brands: Meow Mix, Kibbles ‘n Bits, Milk-Bone, 9Lives, Natural Balance,Pup-Peroni, Gravy Train, Nature’s Recipe, Canine Carry Outs, Milo’s Kitchen,Snausages, Rachel Ray’s Nutrish, Dad’s

4. Hill’s Pet Nutrition


Hill’s Pet Nutrition sells more than 300 products, principally throughauthorized pet supply retailers and veterinarians in more than 80 countriesworldwide. Hill’s operates major manufacturing and warehousing facilities inBowling Green, Kentucky; Topeka, Kansas; Emporia, Kansas; and Richmond,Indiana, USA. Its primary research center is located in Topeka, Kansas, USA.Hill’s also runs major manufacturing and warehousing facilities in the CzechRepublic and the Netherlands.

Brands: Science Diet, Prescription Diet, Bioactive Recipe, HealthyAdvantage

5. Diamond Pet Foods


Diamond Pet Foods manufactures three brands of food for dogs and cats. Thefamily-owned and privately held company headquartered in Missouri, USA, alsomanufactures in South Carolina, Arkansas and California, USA.

Brands: Diamond, Diamond Naturals, Diamond Naturals Grain-Free, DiamondCare, Nutra-Gold, Nutra-Gold Grain-Free, Nutra Nuggets Global, Nutra NuggetsUS, Premium Edge, Professional and Taste of the Wild. Also: Bright Bitessnacks.

6. General Mills


General Mills is a North American manufacturer and marketer of consumer foodsand pet food; entering the pet food market in 2018 with the acquisition ofBlue Buffalo. Blue Buffalo is manufactured in the U.S. through a hybridnetwork of owned and contracted facilities. The company’s dry formulas includeLifeSource Bits, a blend of nutrients and antioxidants.

Brands: Basics, Wilderness, Freedom, Life Protection Formula, NaturalVeterinary Diet

7. Spectrum Brands / United Pet Group


Spectrum Brands now controls more than a dozen pet care brands with globalreach. Spectrum, through its United Pet Group division, acquired the Europeanoperations of Iams and Eukanuba, as well as global dog treats leader Salix, in2014-15. Spectrum also manages global operations in batteries and appliances,hardware and home improvement, home and garden, and auto care.

Brands: Iams (Europe), Eukanuba (Europe), Tetra, Dingo, Wild Harvest, OneEarth, Ecotrition, Healthy Hide

8. Simmons Pet Food


Simmons Pet Food is a North American private-label and contract manufacturerof wet and dry pet food and meaty treats. The company produces both premiumand value-focused offerings, supplying top brands and retailers with productsin a variety of formats, including cans, pouches, cups and tub. Simmons is afamily owned company in business for 70 years and is headquartered in SiloamSprings, Arkansas, USA. Simmons Pet Food operates three wet pet foodproduction facilities, a dry pet food facility and a meaty treats productionfacility. These operations are located in the United States, includingnorthwest Arkansas, Kansas and New Jersey, and in Ontario, Canada. Simmons PetFood is owned by Simmons Foods, Inc. & Affiliates.

Brands: 3,500 SKUs, mostly in the wet pet food space.

9. WellPet


WellPet is a producer of natural and specialty pet foods and treats. Thecompany acquired Sojos in early 2016, adding the raw nutrition and freeze-dried brand to its portfolio. WellPet is headquartered in Tewksbury,Massachusetts, USA, with a manufacturing facility in Mishawaka, Indiana, USA.Sojos is still produced in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, at the brand’s ownfacilities. The Asia-Pacific team is based out of Singapore. WellPet is ownedby the Berwind Corporation.

Brands: Sojos, Wellness Natural Pet Food, Holistic Select, Old MotherHubbard Natural Dog Snacks, Eagle Pack Natural Pet Food, Whimzees Dental Chews

10. Merrick Pet Care


Merrick Pet Care, as of 2015 a subsidiary of Nestlé, continues to operate asan independent business in the natural and organic pet food space. Merrickoperates three production facilities in Hereford, Texas.

Brands: Merrick Grain Free, Merrick Backcountry, Merrick Classic, MerrickFresh Kisses All-Natural Dental Treats, Merrick Limited Ingredient Diet,Merrick Purrfect Bistro; Castor & Pollux ORGANIX, Castor & Pollux PRISTINE,Castor & Pollux Good Buddy; Whole Earth Farms; Zuke’s

Source:Tim Wall Petfood Industry

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