Rolf C. Hagen Inc. is expanding its petfood manufacturing capabilities at Hagen Industries Ltd. with a multi-million dollar investment in new equipment and products at its Montreal, Canada, facility.
As part of this investment, the company installed a new petfood extruder, and further research and development into new small animal and bird foods as well as dog food and treats.
“This investment underscores our company's strong support for, and commitment to, local and regional communities in Canada, where we have been manufacturing quality pet products for consumers all over the world for 56 years," said Rolf Hagen Jr., president and CEO of Rolf C. Hagen Inc.
While cat trends continue, the pandemic has added to overall slow-growth treatment of the cat food market.
Premiumization and humanization, as well as automation, fueled continued operation growth in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic.