Simmons Pet Food Inc was founded in 1959. It has operations in Siloam Springs, Arkansas; Emporia, Kansas; Pennsauken, New Jersey; and Streetsville, Canada. It manufacturers wet pet food for different brands. In August 2010 it bought out Menu Foods for $239 million. Production facilities inherited from Menu Foods are located in Emporia, Kansas; Pennsauken, New Jersey; and Streetsville, Ontario. The plants produce wet pet food in aluminum and steel cans at a rate of 1,000 cans per minute, or 1,110 85-gram pouches per minute. Jointly, the plants are able to produce over one billion containers a year.