Carnivore Meat Company was recognized as one of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine.
This is the second consecutive year Carnivore Meat Company, manufacturer of Nature's Advantage, Vital Essentials and Vital Cat, has earned this achievement based on the company’s success in the natural pet food category, with an three-year growth rate of 187 percent.
Inc. Magazine releases the Inc. 5000, a list of the most successful independent small businesses, each year. The 2020 list ranks Carnivore Meat Company at No. 2241 nationally and No. 23 among Wisconsin businesses recognized.
Carnivore Meat Company brands are sold in over 6,000 pet specialty stores, online at Chewy and Amazon and exported to 14 international markets. In addition to its branded products, the company provides private label, co-pack services and ingredient components for other brands globally.
"We have an incredibly dedicated workforce that has helped us achieve great results over the past year, and we’re honored to be recognized again by Inc. Magazine," said Lanny Viegut, CEO and owner of Carnivore Meat Company. "We implemented a number of sustainability initiatives along with efficiency improvements that contributed to our overall success. This, combined with the new brand introduction of Nature’s Advantage, gave us some great momentum that we will continue to build upon."