The top two pet food companies in annual revenues, Mars Petcare and Nestle Purina PetCare, account for nearly 50,000 jobs, according to Petfood Industry’s Top Companies Current Data. Around the world, thousands more people work to provide food for dogs, cats, birds and other pets.

These pet food companies employ the most people globally:

  1. Mars Petcare Inc. – 35,000 employees
  2. Nestlé Purina PetCare – 14,500
  3. Neovia (ex InVivo NSA) – 3,100
  4. Hill's Pet Nutrition – 2,600
  5. J.M. Smucker – 2,375
  6. Agrolimen SA – 2,000
  7. Kent Corp. – 2,000
  8. Affinity Petcare SA – 1,800
  9. Deuerer – 1,800
  10. Blue Buffalo – 1,800

Most of these companies have their headquarters in the United States. However, Neovia maintains their headquarters in France. Agrolimen and Affinity Petcare are based in Spain. Deuerer’s headquarters is in Germany.

Pet food industry data available

Learn more about top employers of pet food professionals, along with trends in annual revenues and other information, with Petfood Industry Top Companies Historical Data. Select data sets can be purchased for download. Petfood Industry’s editors collected this information as part of their research for the Top Companies Database published on and in Petfood Industry magazine.

Data sets available for download include:

  • 50 Leading Petfood Producers Worldwide 2014-2017
  • 30 Leading North American Petfood Producers 2014-2017
  • 30 Leading Western European Petfood Producers 2014-2017

Petfood Industry’s Top Companies Current Data is an exclusive database of top companies within the pet food industry, with information about annual revenue, brands, geographic markets served, key product categories and milestones.