Manufacturing Partner of Today’s Leading Pet Food Brands

North Freeze Dry is a U.S.-based co-manufacturer that produces premium freeze-dried pet food and treats for today’s top brands. The company’s freeze-drying facility in Little Falls, MN is one of the industry’s largest, most advanced, and fully integrated freeze-drying manufacturing facilities.

A Shared Vision Between Two Leaders in the Pet Food Industry

North Freeze Dry is a joint venture between Anchor Ingredients Co., LLC, a leading supplier of premium ingredients and value-added processing for the pet food industry, and Barrett Petfood Innovations, a rapidly expanding co-manufacturer of premium pet foods. Together, Anchor Ingredients and Barrett Petfood Innovations are bringing their common vision of premium ingredients, unparalleled customer service and exceptional quality control and food safety standards to the North Freeze Dry brand.

Our Mission

To be the most trusted, reliable and innovative brand partner for manufacturing premium freeze-dried food and treats for companion animals.

Our Values

At North Freeze Dry, our values are the guiding light to our individual attitudes and actions. Every day, we are empowered to display these values for personal and professional development, for the greater good of our team and for the growth and success of the company and our brand partners.

  • Passion – We strive to be the very best partner in the companion animal industry.
  • Integrity – We will hold ourselves accountable for making the best decisions possible for our customers, our team and the company.
  • Excellence – We are dedicated to the highest standards for quality, efficiency and continuous improvement.
  • Safety – We will work diligently to maintain a clean, safe, state-of-the-art facility.
  • Stewardship – We will always act in a way that positively impacts the company, community and brands we serve.