Press Release – May 2016
CJ Foods, Inc Earns #24 in Petfood Industry Magazine’s ranking of the Top 40 Global Pet Food Companies in 2015.
Bern, KS based CJ Foods, Inc continues to excel and receive recognition as a leader in custom manufacturing for ultra and super premium pet foods. The company caters to a robust portfolio of customers and has earned a spot as one of the featured companies listed in Petfood Industry Magazine’s ranking of top global pet companies. With the recent acquisition of their Baxter Springs, KS facility, CJ Foods has set a trajectory for enhanced growth through 2016 and beyond.
Please find the link below to the May 2016 issue of Petfood Industry Magazine and reference pages 30 through 37 for the complete story. http://www.petfoodindustry.com/directories/211/C?id_raw=211&page=1
C.J. Foods, Inc. completes acquisition
of Day Six Pet Nutrition, LLC
Bern, KS Monday February 15, 2016 – C.J. Foods, Inc. the leading provider of specialty dry pet food manufacturing services for the very best Super Premium pet food brands in America, today announced that they have acquired Day Six Pet Nutrition who also specializes in manufacturing specialty dry pet food brands.
The purchase of Day Six Pet Nutrition based in Baxter Springs, KS from its founder, Jerry Ross, further increases C.J. Foods share in the Super Premium Petfood manufacturing market. “The combination of Day Six with our business will immediately provide room for our clients to grow their business with us” said Tod Morgan, President & CEO of C.J.Foods, Inc. “The acquisition is also expected to result in greater flexibility in scheduling and increase our capabilities as we add a nearly new facility along with a top notch team of experienced people” added Morgan
This partnership was formed as a result of our Board determining more than a year ago that we wanted to grow our company by pursuing the very best companies available in this space and we feel strongly that we have found that in Day Six Pet. “We’re marrying two great reputations to create an even better manufacturing partner for our clients, while also creating opportunities for all of our people” said Morgan.
C.J. Foods, Inc. will retain all 40 of the Day Six employees including the management team under Jerry Ross’s leadership “The integration of both companies will take place over the next 90 days and will include changing the name of the business to C.J. Foods, Inc. “Our clients will continue to receive the same high quality products and services, which they have come to expect,” said Morgan.
About C.J. Foods, Inc
Founded in 1985, C.J. Foods, Inc. is the manufacturer of many of the most sophisticated brands of dry Super Premium Petfood in America. C.J. Foods is known for its dedication to producing only the highest quality and safest products in the category. The company’s mission is to provide room for our clients to continue to grow with confidence in knowing that we can keep pace with them. C.J. Foods currently serves over 40 different brands for the US and International markets and employs more than 300 people with campuses in Pawnee City, NE, Bern, KS and now Baxter Springs, KS. C.J. Foods was recognized as an Inc. Magazine top 100 fastest growing manufacturing companies in America in 2013.
For more information please contact:
John Krehbiel / VP Sales
C.J. FOODS, INC.