Denton, Texas (May 5, 2021) – Tetra Pak and NaturPak Pet announce the first co-packer in the U.S. dedicated to producing and packaging pet food in Tetra Recart® cartons. Owned and operated by IPM Foods, a leading natural food manufacturer and co-packer, NaturPak Pet brings unique expertise in formulating high-quality, safe and nutritious natural foods to the pet space.
“With more than 35 years’ experience in the natural food industry, we saw a huge opportunity to expand our offering and deliver nutrient-rich pet food products to pet food brand owners,” said Pawel Marciniak, co-owner of NaturPak Pet. “It’s exciting to see the pet food industry embracing premium, natural products in convenient, sustainable packaging, and we’re in a unique position to deliver.”
Located in Janesville, WI, NaturPak Pet recently began operations in a new 162,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility. The team, which boasts vast experience in the natural foods space, works alongside pet food brands to design, manufacture and package premium-quality wet pet food products. By offering an alternative to traditional pet food packaging with convenient, plant-based and recyclable Tetra Pak® cartons, NaturPak Pet offers pet food brands the opportunity to stand out in the minds of consumers.
“With their great functionality, sustainability profile and long shelf life, Tetra Pak cartons are a great fit for pet food brands committed to delivering first-rate, natural products,” said Boris Munster, vice president of contract manufacturing at Tetra Pak. “We’re thrilled to welcome NaturPak Pet as they deliver much-needed wet pet food co-packing capacity to the market.”
About NaturPak Pet
NaturPak Pet is a contract pet food manufacturer located in Janesville, WI. A leader in natural pet food products, we design and manufacture complete and balanced wet pet food products for dogs and cats using fresh, whole food ingredients. We package our products in Tetra Pak® cartons, making us a leader in BPA-free, sustainable solutions for the wet pet food industry.
Learn more about NaturPak Pet at https://naturpakpet.com/.
About Tetra Pak
Tetra Pak is a world leading food processing and packaging solutions company. Working closely with our customers and suppliers, we provide safe, innovative and environmentally sound products that each day meet the needs of hundreds of millions of people in more than 160 countries. With over 25,000 employees around the world, we believe in responsible industry leadership and a sustainable approach to business.
Our promise, “PROTECTS WHAT’S GOOD™," reflects our commitment to making food safe and available, everywhere.
More information about Tetra Pak is available at www.tetrapak.com