NEW YORK – Inc. Magazine published a 5,000 list of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in the United States for 2021, highlighting several pet food, treat, and nutritional supplement brands that are aggressively growing.
Among all 5,000 companies featured on this year’s list, the median three-year median growth rate was 543%, median revenue was $ 11.1 million, and 610,000 jobs were created by the combined companies in the past three years US economy created.
естораПет, a nutritional supplement company based in Gaithersberg, Maryland, ranks number 218 on the list with an impressive growth rate of 2.012% over three years.
“In a year marked by the pandemic for many, the fact that RestoraPet not only survives but thrives is a testament to the power our products have to change lives and retain our customers,” said Brian Larsen, Co-Founder and President of RestaPet.
based in Los Angeles Vital pet lifeAnother sustainability-focused supplier of pet nutritional supplements, ranks 348th on this year’s list with a three-year growth rate of 1,364%.
“Achieving this award and rank 348 is an incredible milestone and confirms our commitment to animal welfare and sustainability in pet wellness,” commented Donie Yamamoto, founder and chief executive officer of Vital Pet Life.
SmarterPaw, which owns Lenexa, Kan.-based brand Meowijuana for catnip-inspired treats and toys for cats and dogs, ranks 610 with a three-year growth rate of 789%.
Naperville, Illinois-based Vetnique pet products, a manufacturing company specializing in health supplements and pet care products, ranks 1,087 on the list with a three-year growth rate of 448%.
H&C animal health, a Parker, Colorado-based company providing functional pet products, including nutritional supplements, is ranked 1,526 with a growth rate of 308% over three years.
based in Southlake, Texas Paw tree, a direct selling brand of premium pet food, treats and nutritional supplements, ranks 1,687 on the list with a growth rate of 271% over three years.
Pet approval, a manufacturer of hemp-CBD-based nutritional supplements based in Littleton, Colorado, ranks 2,159 with a growth rate of 201% over three years.
Lincoln, subsidiary resident Logic of nature, a natural and sustainable pet food and treat brand recently acquired by Mid America Pet Food, Inc., ranked 2,648, with a growth rate of 154% in three years. This is the company’s second consecutive annual listing on the Inc. 5000 list.
Carnivore meat company, the Green Bay-based maker of Vital Essentials and Nature’s Advantage on raw pet food brands, was ranked 2,811 on this year’s list, with a growth rate of 141% over three years. This is the company’s third consecutive annual listing on the Inc. 5000 list.
“The carnivore culture has been an integral part and in many ways the catalyst for our rapid growth and success,” said Lanny Viegut, chief executive officer and owner of Carnivore Meat Company. “Our pioneering and innovative mindset, the ability to fly” and our commitment to helping each other get a little better every day are just a few examples of our deliberate and focused approach to business and which is constantly changing and fast growing industry in which we operate.
“… In view of increasing consumer demand, the Carnivore Meat Company will invest in more machines, talent and plant expansions this year and well into 2022.”
Boulder, Colorado based “Me and love and you” # 3,598 on the list with a 94% growth rate over three years.
On the pet retail side, Centennial, Colorado-based independent retailer Wag N ‘Wash Natural Pet Food & Care # 842 on the list with a growth rate of 578% over three years.
Ankeny, Iowa-based retailer Pet parents was ranked 1,001 with a growth rate of 482% over three years.
On its mission to help pet businesses start their own business, the Naperville-based Pawsitive solutions has also grown strongly in the past three years. Providing marketing, product registration, lead management, and other business solutions specifically for pet industry brands, the company was ranked 3,369 with a growth rate of 105% over three years.
Also based in Portland Vetsource, an information technology (IT) company providing veterinary related services, ranked 2,930 at a growth rate of 132% over three years.
Several other pet-focused brands have been added to Inc.’s 5000 list in 2021, including several pet product and service brands and a few companies playing in the lucrative pet technology space. See the full Inc. 5000 list for 2021 here.
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