NaturPak Pet Ramps Up Operations as First US Pet Food Co-Packer to Offer Tetra Pak® Cartons

NaturPak Pet Ramps Up Operations as First US Pet Food Co-Packer to Offer Tetra Pak® Cartons

New Facility is Dedicated to Formulating, Producing and Packaging High-Quality Wet Pet Food in Tetra Recart® Cartons

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 8:00am

CONTENT: Press Release

DENTON, Texas, May 17, 2021/3BL Media/– 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 isaworld 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 peoplein more than 160 countries. Withover25,000 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.

For more details regarding this press release, including pictures available for download, please visit https://www.tetrapak.com/en-us/about-tetra-pak/news-and-events/newsarchive/naturpak-pet-ramps-up-operations-.

MEDIA CONTACTS

Stephanie Ward
Tetra Pak
Tel: 940-380-4635
Stephanie.ward@tetrapak.com

Kevin Carroll
NaturPak Pet
Tel: 630-927-1665
Kevin.carroll@ipmfoods.com