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Feed & food safety is the driving force behind the design of the new blending and packaging system at Tier 1 Nutritionals. Tier 1 Nutritionals is a leading supplier of contract manufacturing services for a wide array of high-value feed additives and forage preservation products. Recent renovations include increased bulk ingredient storage capacity and the installation of new blending and packaging equipment, all designed to enhance the company’s production capacity, product quality, and food safety.

Key features of the plant renovations include:

New high-efficiency blender. Custom-designed and built, the new blender boasts enhanced clean-out features that promote food safety and reduce the likelihood of cross contamination between products and production runs.

Upgraded finished product packaging system. Innovatively designed and custom built, it possesses enhanced product flow and clean-out features—features that support the company’s food safety programs, and reduce the likelihood of cross contamination between products.

Upgraded bulk ingredient storage capacity. Five new, increased-capacity bulk ingredient storage bins boost onsite bulk ingredient storage by 30%.

Upgraded bulk ingredient weigh-out and transfer equipment. Improving precision and throughput capacity of bulk ingredients.

New high capacity/high efficiency dust collection system. This state-of-the-art dust collection system is designed to minimize airborne particles, resulting in both improved food safety (reduced opportunity for airborne cross contamination) and cleaner and safer work environment for production staff members.

Installation of new elevated blending and packaging system. The vertical orientation of our system maximizes production capacity and efficiency by capitalizing on the power of gravity—eliminating the need for mechanical transport of bulk raw materials and finished product from mixer to packaging line.

“Contract manufacturing high-value, proprietary feed additives requires good equipment, a well-trained staff, and stringent manufacturing practices to protect the integrity of each customer’s product.” , comments Tim Jacobson, Tier 1 Nutritionals’ President.

Additional features include enhanced metal detection systems built into both the raw material and finished product handling systems, and equipment designs to allow increased access for inspection, cleaning, and maintenance of mixing and packaging equipment.

Tier 1 Nutritionals certifications:

FDA Licensed & Inspected; FSMA Compliant; HACCP Certified; Safe Feed/Safe Food Certified

If you would like more information, please contact Tim Jacobson at (608) 222-0608 or email at

About Tier 1 Nutritionals: Our business was established in 1957 as T.C. Products Company, then changed names with new ownership in 2015. Throughout our history, we have always been family owned, and have operated from a strong customer-first platform, placing extremely high value on feed safety, product quality, employee safety, and business integrity. Tier 1 Nutritionals provides contract manufacturing services for a wide variety of high-value, low-inclusion rate functional feed additives that are sold and distributed throughout the U.S. and worldwide. We take great pride in the confidence customers have in our staff and services, and strive to build on that daily.