BrightPet Nutrition Group acquires dog food, treat brand – Pet Food Processing

LISBON, OHIO — On Jan. 4, BrightPet Nutrition Group announced its acquisition of MiracleCorp Products and its portfolio of pet brands. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

“BrightPet has long admired MiracleCorp’s business, and this acquisition is a recognition of its proven track record of success and commitment to excellence,” said Matthew Golladay, chief executive officer of BrightPet. “Over the past few years, we have been working hard to evolve the business that my family founded in 1978. Following our recent purchase of pet treat manufacturer Phoebe Pet Products in Kiel, Wisconsin, BrightPet has seen tremendous growth – and we are excited to continue building on our momentum with the MiracleCorp team.

“Importantly, we believe that the addition of MiracleCorp will create a leader in kibble and freeze-dried pet food and treats, allowing us to offer our customers with a robust product offering of kibble, kibble with inclusions, freeze dried treats, baked treats and toppers as well as other pet wellness products,” Golladay added.

Through the acquisition, BrightPet will expand its brand portfolio, leverage its existing production capabilities to grow those brands and add manufacturing capabilities through MiracleCorp’s Dayton-based facility. The pet food and treat manufacturer currently operates facilities in Lisbon, Ohio, Sherburne, N.Y., and Kiel, Wis.

“Over the past 40 years, MiracleCorp has built a complete line of innovative, solutions-driven products and accessories for pets and prized animals – including our storied Stewart® brand of high quality, nutritious and flavorful treats,” said William Sherk, Jr., chief executive officer of MiracleCorp.