While pet food companies can be found throughout the United States, the

Midwest seems to have a larger proportion of them relative to humanpopulation.

Road trips remain risky during the pandemic, but pet food industry cyber-sightseers can take a virtual voyage from coast to coast, visiting UnitedStates dog, cat and other pet food producers. From WellPet in Tewksbury,Massachusetts to The Honest Kitchen in San Diego, California, PetfoodIndustry’s Top Companies Current Data includes 43 pet food and treatbusinesses with addresses listed in the U.S. From Tuffy’s Pet Foods in Perham,Minnesota to Nulo Pet Food in Austin, Texas, those pet food producers aredisplayed in the Google Map embedded below. While pet food companies dobusiness throughout the United States, the agriculturally endowed Midwestseems to have a larger proportion of pet food companies relative to humanpopulation.

5 top pet food companies in the United States 2019

These 5 pet food companies ranked among the top in 2019 annual revenue amongcompanies based in the United States. Learn more about trends in annualrevenues of the top companies in Europe, Asia and globally with PetfoodIndustry Top Companies Historical Data.

1. Mars Petcare in Franklin, Tennessee

US$18,085,000,000

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 in St. Louis, Missouri

US$13,955,000,000

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 in Orrville, Ohio

US$2,822,000,000

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 in Topeka, Kansas

US$2,388,000,000

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 in Meta, Missouri

US$1,500,000,000

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.

Source:Tim Wall Petfood Industry

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