Simmons Feed Ingredients produces specialized ingredients for the pet food, aquaculture and animal feed industries. From our beginnings as a producer of chicken-based protein products, we have grown to become a leading supplier of diverse, proprietary ingredients. Simmons Feed Ingredients drives innovation across the entire supply chain including traceable sourcing, custom transportation and quality control solutions.
Simmons operates multiple ingredient production facilities in Southwest City and Milan, Missouri; Siloam Springs, Arkansas; Quakertown, Pennsylvania; and Bridgeville, Delaware.
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SFI Wet Ingredients Facility

In July 2017, Simmons Feed Ingredients held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of its new 72,000-square-foot ingredient facility in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, capable of producing fresh and frozen meat ingredients for pet food manufacturers. Read the full press release here.

This wet ingredient facility is a model for the future of high-quality ingredient production for pet food manufacturers,” said Todd Simmons, CEO at Simmons Foods.

SFI Wet Ingredients Facility located in Siloam Springs, Arkansas

SFI Wet Ingredients Facility located in Siloam Springs, Arkansas



Years in Operation


Team Members


Customizable Products


Strategically Located


Family is more than an aspiration.

It's our identity.


Bill Simmons

Mark Simmons
Chairman, Simmons Foods

Todd Simmons
CEO, Simmons Foods

Simmons Feed Ingredients History



Bill Simmons joins up with financial partner Frank Pluss to found a small poultry company in Decatur, Arkansas.


Early 1950's

Built first ingredient facility
First company to hydrolyze chicken feathers


Acquired additional operations, operating up to 6 plants


Southwest City production facility acquired with O'Brien Poultry Operation


Added second processing and bone separation line at Southwest City facility


Acquired Arkansas Protein and expanded Southwest City operations


Added Air classification to further process by-product meals


Entered palatant (pet food flavoring) business, installed continuous hydrolyzers


Added additional capacity, commercialized the production of PRO*CAL 


Commercialized PRO*TEMP production


Announced New Pet Food Ingredient Facility in Siloam Springs, Arkansas


Opened new wet ingredient facility in Siloam Springs, Arkansas


Simmons Feed Ingredients acquires Pet Poultry Products