Fairview Mills, a division of J-Six, provides a full line of Milling services – Contract Extrusion, Contract Manufacturing, Contract Packaging, Pelleting, Blending, and Bagging.
J-Six and Fairview Mills offer a full line of Transloading Services, Storage, Bulk Storage & Distribution.
Our pet food treat manufacturing facilities offer contract services for the highest quality pet treats. Our main facility located in Kansas City, KS (Kansas City Treats), provides Contract Extrusion, Contract Manufacturing, and Contract Packaging.
J-Six has its own trucking fleet called Fairview Express and provides superior transportation and shipping services at a reasonable cost. Whether it’s our pneumatics, tankers, hoppers, flatbeds, van trailers, belt wagons or auger tanks–we have the equipment to handle your specialized needs.
J-Six Farms & Livestock is a family farm with a worldwide reach. Whether it’s milling, farming, livestock, or trucking, our family treats our employees and our customers like family—and that’s a big family!
Work with a great family-owned company with many opportunities to grow in your career. Our company offers a comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time off with many other benefits. We are constantly accepting resumes due to our growth in milling, livestock, farming, and transportation services.
PET FOOD INGREDIENT PACKAGING
Fairview Mills is a division within J-Six Enterprises that specializes in packaging pet food ingredients. Packaging is available in a variety of sizes, from small bags to large 50-pound bags to super-sized bags that can hold 1,000 to 2,000 pounds. We will take all your pet food ingredients and pet food products in totes or bags, and create custom packaging for you.
WHY YOU NEED CONTRACT PET FOOD INGREDIENT PACKAGING
You may not need to supply a full truckload with your pet food proteins for all your customers. Our pet food ingredient packaging facility has the infrastructure and tools necessary to take your totes containing quality wheat gluten and soy protein, detote and then repackage them into pallets of fifty-pound bags. Fairview Mills will bag your pet food ingredients to your specifications. We also run your ingredients through our sifting machine! You will be treated as a partner when you work with us for contract packaging. We are here to help you ensure your customer gets the best product.
GAPFA brings together 13 national and regional pet food associations globally as well as corporate members with a focus on food for dogs and cats. GAPFA was officially established in November 2014 under Belgian law.
The GAPFA mission is to support the health and wellbeing of pets and to promote the benefits of living with them, by providing a forum for global industry consensus to address key mutual issues. Its vision is to be recognized as the global voice of the pet food industry. The focus of GAPFA is to harness the collective knowledge and experience of the global pet food industry with the objective to develop science-based global nutritional and safety standards which will provide reference and will facilitate trade of pet food.
Pet Food Institute (PFI) is the main Trade Association of dog and cat food manufacturers in the USA. Affiliate members of PFI include the leading suppliers of equipment, ingredients, packaging and services to the United States pet food industry.
The PFI was organized in 1958 as the national trade association of dog and cat food manufacturers in the United States of America. Active members of PFI produce 95% of the total dog and cat food tonnage in the United States. Affiliate members of PFI include the leading suppliers of equipment, ingredients, packaging and services to the United States pet food industry. PFI works closely with veterinarians, humane groups and local animal control officers to encourage responsible dog and cat ownership. It also represents the industry before legislative and regulatory bodies at the federal and state levels.
Established in 1970, the Fédération Européenne de l’Industrie des Aliments pour Aminaux Familiers (FEDIAF), the European Pet Food Industry Federation, represents the pet food industry in Europe and unites the national professional organizations of 26 European countries, whether or not belonging to the EU, via 18 national or regional pet food industry associations. The FEDIAF represents around 650 companies responsible for producing more than 90% of European pet food. The national organizations represent manufacturers, packers and importers of prepared pet food, including foods for dogs, cats, birds, and other pets.
The FEDIAF represents the European pet food industry in all external forums. Through its national Associations, the FEDIAF also collaborates with local and national authorities. As a competent partner, FEDIAF cooperates with the European authorities to implement pet food law designed to ensure the manufacture and distribution of safe, nutritionally balanced and palatable pet food products. This has led to a development of Self Regulation in a form of three industry Codes, which have been recognized by the EU authorities. The 3 self-regulating FEDIAF Codes are
Wherever possible, FEDIAF strongly encourages responsible dog and cat ownership.
Fairview Mills knows that pet food and ingredients are often cheaper to transport in bags than loose products. Fairview Mills is one the many J-Six Enterprises divisions. We have the infrastructure to handle your bulk, loose pet food ingredients, and then bag them to your specifications. This allows you to easily move your products from raw product into ready-to use pet food. For example, send us whole corn. We will unload it and mill it. Then, we'll package it in the way you want. Your raw corn will now be ready for the next phase in the petfood processing industry.
THE FAIRVIEW MILLS TREATMENT
You want to ensure that your pet food ingredients are packaged in bags or totes. The pet food ingredient packaging process involves running each pet food product through an analytics lab to verify its moisture levels and nutrient breakdown. After that, we vigorously sift the ingredients, to eliminate as much chaff or dust as possible. This process improves the quality of your pet foods ingredients. However, it also ensures that fifty-pound bags are filled with your product. If you are able to trust that a bag of fifty pounds of corn flour is actually fifty, you will be able track inventory more accurately.
TYPES OF BAGS AVAILABLE FOR PET FOOD INGREDIENT PACKAGING
Fairview Mills wants to solve every problem pet food ingredient suppliers may have. We offer small and big quantity bags options, both paper and poly, as well multiple sealing methods. Each bag has its own pros and cons. Fairview Mills is the perfect choice for contract packaging.
25 Kilogram Bag - Our Smallest Size For Pet Food Ingredient Packaging
The bag weighing twenty-five kilograms is the smallest available size for pet food ingredients packaging. Fairview Mills, a division J-Six Enterprises', offers pet food ingredient packaging. It is designed for easy transport and storage, but not as final product packaging. Many clients choose our super sacks, bags and totes with larger capacities. Fairview Mills is committed to finding solutions that work for customers. This means we are able to handle your small-scale contract packaging needs. These bags are available in many different configurations and seal methods. Multi-wall papers bags are an eco-friendly choice. They can be closed by pinching or sewing. Available in sewn or heat sealed options, there are many polyethylene bags and Polypropylene bag options.
50 Pound Bag - Perfect For Pallets
For clients who require stackable bags, fifty-pound bags are an excellent choice. They can be stored individually or in palleted stacks. You can choose from a variety of materials and sealing methods to make these bags. Multi-wall paper bags, which are eco-friendly alternatives to plastic bags, are usually sealed by sewing or pinching. There are many options for polyethylene bags, including polypropylene bags. They can be heat sealed or sewn sealed. The fifty-pound bags are for ingredient packaging only, and not as finished product packaging. This packaging is ideal for pet food ingredients and allows for easy transport and storage.
1000 Pound Tote - Poly Lining!
Totes that can carry large quantities of pet foods and pet ingredients with ease are a great option. Our 1000 pound bags are perfect for transporting bulk pet foods ingredients. These durable totes are reinforced with poly-lined. The exterior fabric is covered with a poly lining that will prevent any small particles from getting lost in the poly lining. These large capacity containers are designed for storage and transport, not final packaging. Before filling these bags weighing over a thousand pounds with quality products, we run the ingredients of your pet food through our sifting machine.
2000 Pound Super Saack - Our largest size for pet food ingredient bulk storage
This bulk bag, also known as a supersack, is one our most popular options when it comes to contract packaging. Super sacks have the ability to hold over a ton (or more) of pet food, as well as pet ingredients. These bags are durable and tough. These super sacks can either be stored or transported on their own. The box-corner design of super sacks allows them to be stacked one on top of the other. Before filling these two-and-a-half thousand pound bags with quality products, we run pet food ingredients through our sifting machine. These large capacity containers are not meant to be used as product packaging but for transport and storage.
People Also Asked
The Food and Drug Administration is responsible for regulating animal drugs, feeds/foods, devices, and most animal health products; however some classes of animal products come under the jurisdiction of other Federal or State government agencies.
Dry pet foods are made by mixing dry and wet ingredients together to form a dough. In the extrusion process, the dough is heated under pressure, then pushed through a die machine that cuts the kibbles. Kibble size and shape varies according to the product specification. The kibbles are dried, cooled and spray coated.
Typical pet food ingredients include protein sources such as poultry, beef and fish plus vegetables, cereals, vitamins and minerals, combined for a balanced diet. 'Ingredients' is a general term used for raw materials and additives used in pet foods.