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CUT MEAT STICKS
DOWN TO
SIZE
" We are lucky to have
some of the best
people working for us. "
Brian Garlick, KLN Family Brands
sioned, discussions about making changes started. The
company had previously considered the idea of entering the
canning side of the pet food business to expand their branded
product offerings. However, co-manufacturing partners
were hard to come by for canning, so the idea of doing it
in-house came up repeatedly.
" We are the kind of company who would just as soon
take matters in our own hands, " Sailer said, " So, instead
of beating down the very few doors there were out there
for canning capacity, we decided to do it ourselves. There
was market demand and, thanks to the flexibility at our
plant, we were able to respond to that market demand
quickly. "
In January 2021, plans began to add the canning line.
" First, we had to learn what canning was all about, " Sailer said.
Parent company KLN Family Brands didn't have previous
experience in the canning business. The company had
developed some product formulations for canned items
that had been produced by their co-manufacturing partners,
which provided a basic understanding of ingredient
functionality, but from a technical standpoint, canning
was all new.
Tuffy's partnered with supplier partners and equipment
engineers to plan the logistical side of the line.
Fifteen employees were hired to work on the current single
shift of the canning operation. By the year's end, Tuffy's
hopes to have an additional 30 employees running three
shifts. The long-term goal is to have the canning line outgrow
the Delano facility.
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